Bold Construction Inc. Purchasing Agent/Estimator - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION Chapel Hill, NC · Full time

This position is responsible for estimating, purchasing and coordinating with vendors for high end custom home building.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, talented individual to join the BOLD Construction team as a Purchasing Agent/Estimator. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized with a positive attitude, strong initiative and an ability to effectively communicate. This individual will:

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with trade partners to better meet bidding and production requirements
  • Interpret architectural/structural drawings and scope of work documents to determine project requirements
  • Initiate bid requests with trade partners utilizing BuilderTrend, perform bid analysis, and create purchase orders, variance purchase orders and bills for Leadership approval and release
  • Assemble and maintain invite-to-bid, bid awards, preferred and potential vendor documents
  • Research and resolve trade partner disputes; including product or pricing issues, and invoice and contract discrepancies and coordinate pricing adjustments when necessary
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and/or quality improvements
  • Update and analyze data (estimates, bids, budgets, contracts, etc.) and initiate appropriate responses to communicate with Leadership
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure all internals goals and deadlines are met
  • Meet with trade partners to discuss current and identify new products and communicate these changes to sales, estimating and construction
  • Maintain knowledge of vendor status within BuilderTrend and assuring no vendor is duplicated nor working without proper insurance.
  • Work in an office/field setting.
  • Estimate costs including but not limited to specific job tasks, subcontractor trades and materials.



  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Purchasing in residential homebuilding and renovation
  • 4-year degree or similar experience
  • Exceptional computer skills in G-Suite (Gmail, docs, sheets, calendar, drive)
  • BuilderTrend experience a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other construction documents
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Deadline and detail-oriented working with a high level of accuracy



We seek an individual who is interested in growing with our company; only applicants seeking long-term employment need apply. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits are included (e.g. 401K with company match, health insurance, paid vacation, holidays & paid time off).