Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: January 8, 2021

Organization: VineBrook Homes

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/BENEFITS We offer industry competitive wages and benefits. Comprehensive training is offered to all employees, with additional education offered to those interested in greater opportunities. Each employee must pass a national background check and full panel drug screening.



  • 3-5 Years single family construction or home inspection experience
  • General and specific residential construction knowledge
  • Knowledge of building methods, materials and construction principles
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Aptitude with technology 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to learn and take initiative
  • Ability and willingness to climb ladders and enter crawl spaces
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • College or advanced degrees preferred but not required
  • Home inspector licensure preferred but not required
  • Willing and able to work in all types of weather


  • Frequent travel to and from projects in your market


  • Valid driver's license
  • Pass a Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Credit, and Criminal Background Check
  • Possess basic construction tools
Job Description:



VineBrook Homes is an internally managed Midwest/Heartland-based real estate investment company, focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties.  An early investor and developer of the Single-Family Rental home (SFR) asset class, we commenced operations in late 2007.  Our proven, yield-focused investment strategy targets a unique opportunity building a portfolio of "Optimal House" assets in key Midwest markets. We own or manage over 8,000 Single Family Rental Homes throughout the Midwest.  Additionally, VineBrook Homes is currently undergoing the next major expansion of its strategy, expecting to drive toward 10,000-15,000+ Homes.


The Estimator is responsible for inspecting single family homes for health, safety, mechanical, structural and aesthetic condition, writing Scopes of Work to bring said homes up to the VineBrook Standard for occupancy, and preparing budgets for these Scopes of Work. The Estimator will work closely with the Construction Manager to maintain consistency of product, pricing and quality. This is a fast-paced job where the vast majority of your time will be spent in the field conducting inspections and preparing Scopes of Work.


  • Conduct inspections of newly acquired or pre-acquisition homes documenting health, safety, mechanical, structural and aesthetic condition.
  • Create scopes of work and budgets which will be used by our project managers to effectively complete renovation projects.
  • Create photographic record of each home following VineBrook's photo Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform quality control inspections on completed projects for health, safety, mechanical, structural and aesthetic condition and confirm that all items from Scope of Work were completed appropriately.
  • Confirm that completed projects meet VineBrook standards.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.  

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Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.