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Construction Superintendent Trainee

Drees Homes
Full Time
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Job description

Drees Homes is a family-owned home building company with a passion for making custom homes easy. For more than 90 years, we have taken care of our employees and our customers. It’s why we rank as the 19th largest privately-owned builder in the country and have a track record of long-tenured employees. Enrich your career at a company that values integrity, excellence, opportunity, stability and success.

Headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees has operations in ten metropolitan areas: Greater Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, DC.
Responsibilities/Qualifications: BUILDER TRAINEE OPPORTUNITY

If you’re interested in building a career with an established leader in the homebuilding industry, this could be the opportunity you've been looking for. We are seeking candidates for the position of Builder Trainee for our Raleigh area residential operations.

This is a full time, entry-level opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within an award winning national homebuilder.

As a Builder Trainee, you will learn and grow as you assist an experienced Builder on the job in communities of high volume or in multiple communities/locations all while being part of a structured training program.

The Builder Trainee Program is designed to train, prepare and develop Trainees for future Builder positions with Drees Homes. Builder Trainees will be to exposed to every facet of the construction process from customer plan signing through the first year's warranty program. Training will be in the form of shadowing, classroom and on the job training through a formalized program consisting of 9 modules.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the progress and quality of all jobs under construction
  • Set and maintain high standards of performance by subcontractors and suppliers
  • Control costs by managing material usage
  • Be proactive in answering customer questions about the building process
  • Take an active part in subdivision and model maintenance
  • Comply with OSHA regulations and other safety requirements
  • Create framing, mechanical and insulation punch lists
  • Utilize internal software/systems to show progress of job completion
  • Other duties as necessary

Knowledge and Skills:

  • The ability to assist with scheduling, cost control and quality control
  • A self-motivated individual with a high energy level as well as a positive attitude
  • The ability to hold subcontractors accountable for their work
  • Strong work ethic, eager to learn and customer focused
  • An individual who is dependable, detail oriented and open to change
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication proficiencies with internal and external customers


  • 2 or 4 year degree in Construction Management or a related field preferred
  • Construction related experience (This could be through an internship, short term position while in school, etc).
  • Basic computer skills, experience using an iPad is ideal

Join the Drees team and be a part of making homeowners dreams come true.

The schedule of this position is typically Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM, plus additional hours as necessary.

We offer a competitive salary as well as benefits package including profit sharing and 401(k) plans.

Summary: Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website – *www.dreeshomes.com.

Location: 8521 Six Forks Road Suite 500, Raleigh, NC 27615

Job Type: Full-time

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