Meritage Homes Corporation Starts Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

  • A competitive drive to be the best

  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value

  • Top-notch benefits

  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

Starts Coordinator

  • Monitors upcoming home starts and submits permit applications accordingly

  • Requests permit options from Sales team across all communities and ensures accuracy with plot plans and permit applications

  • Regularly interfaces with engineers regarding plot plans

  • Reviews plot plans for accuracy prior to submittal to local municipalities

  • Continuous monitoring of submitted permit applications across all communities and communication of permit status to SCI Manager, VP of Operations, and Construction Managers

  • Manage consultant preparing detailed community maps of starts, closings, plans and elevations

  • Provides estimates of permit fees to Finance Department for budgeting purposes

  • Prepares and processes check requests for permits, Forward Planning, and Operations Departments

  • Tracks review and approval of draft plot plans by Sales and Construction Managers

  • Revises and updates Division Starts Tracker with sales and permit status etc. in coordination with SCI Manager and VP of Operations

  • Maintain multiple EXCEL trackers of sales, plots, permits, costs, studio appointments, option selections, etc. status and costs


Experience in an office support position preferred

  • Prefer a construction background and experience/knowledge in the homebuilding industry

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, or equivalent is preferred

  • Proficiency in Math

Communication/Interpersonal Skills:

  • Good Oral/Written Communication and Interpersonal Skills, ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner

  • Ability to gather information and generate documents with accuracy

  • Daily interactions with Trade Partners, construction personnel, Sales, Design Center, and employees at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to handle the stress of dealing with trades, and react favorably to resolve issues in a positive manner

  • Team Player; and demonstrated ability to work within cross-functional teams


  • Must exercise sound judgment

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accurate results in every aspect of the job

  • Self-starter who takes initiative; must understand both vague and implicit instructions and perform duties under general direction

Mental Abilities:

  • Analytical; with the ability to give, receive, analyze information, and interpret complex issues in order to determine the root problem and make effective decisions to bring the issue to a successful conclusion

  • Highly organized and flexible; with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines, often with frequent interruptions and changing circumstances, in ahigh-volume fast-paced work environment

ID: 2017-4379

External Company Name: Meritage Homes Corporation

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