Updated 6 days ago

Land Development Purchasing Specialist in Irvine, California | Careers at Irvine, CA

Full-time, Part-time

ID 2021-2318
Category Homebuilding Operations Jobs
Type Regular Full Time



At MDC Holdings, Inc./Richmond American Homes, we encourage a company culture that promotes professionalism, teamwork, health & wellness and work-life balance. If you are a results-driven professional with a passion for success, consider building a career with us. We're proud to be one of the most established builders in the industry, with 42 years of experience and 210,000 homes to our credit.

Position Summary

We are seeking a qualified Land Development Purchasing Specialist to join our Southern California Division. In this position you will play a key role in managing the Division's land development operations. Additionally, you will ensure the Division achieves development goals and delivers finished lots in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Identifying new vendor opportunities and maintaining relationships with existing vendors
  • Organizing estimates, takeoffs, plans and other relevant documentation
  • Bidding, negotiating and awarding development contracts and change orders
  • Preparing scopes of work
  • Maintaining development budgets and schedules
  • Effective planning and coordination with Construction and Project Management departments
  • Regular communication with the field and frequent site visits to resolve conflicts in a timely manner
  • Land development feasibility research
  • Reviewing development plans and technical reports for accuracy


  • Prior experience in land development purchasing and supervision is required
  • College degree in construction management, engineering or business, required
  • Demonstrated track record of managing budgets, schedules, and vendor relationships, preferred

Benefits & Perks

While we value hard work, we also recognize the importance of having fun! Our employees enjoy a collaborative environment where they can freely bounce ideas off one another and participate in exciting teambuilding activities.

  • Positive, collaborative team culture
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Dental, 401K, etc.)
  • Discounted pet insurance
  • Home purchase discounts & more!

*All benefits are subject to qualification and hire dates. Not all benefits apply to commissioned sales people.

If you are ready for more than a job and seek a career with one of the most respected organizations in a top industry then we want to hear from you. Please also visit our website at www.richmondamerican.com for more information.

MDC Holdings, Inc. / Richmond American Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-EH1

Posting ID: 631123398Posted: 2021-06-13Job Title: Land Development Purchasing Specialist