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Come for a career rather than a job at Orbit Homes. 

A world of career opportunity, personal development and fulfilment awaits you at Orbit Homes.

Orbit Homes offer a varied range of exciting career opportunities across all aspects of the building industry. Whether it’s specific building industry positions, management opportunities in sales and marketing, administration, customer service, estimating, drafting and accounting, it’s time to join the successful team at Orbit.

The Orbit Homes reputation for excellence has been developed over 45 years through employing the best staff in the industry and offering unwavering support and development opportunity for high performers. Our loyalty and commitment to our employees over the years makes Orbit a unique employer-of-choice in the construction industry.

Working at Orbit Homes

As a family run and operated business with a focus on work life balance, training and development, and staff discount rewards, you will love working with the team at Orbit Homes. With a strong staff ethos and morale, everyone knows each other and we have an open door policy from administration to senior management.


Trades

Are you a qualified and successful in a trade? We engage sub-contractors across a number of trades. If you believe you can contribute your expertise to Orbit Homes, let us know. Register your interest and please send us an email with your qualifications and resume to [email protected]

About Careers

We have an opportunity for an experienced Production Estimator to join our team.

The Building Estimators primary purpose is to support the building team in an estimating capacity for all jobs that are onsite. The role will focus on ensuring problem solving in several forms is addressed with a focus on supporting the Site Support Manager with all required related tasks.

Skill attributes

  • Service and act as a point of contact for the building team 
  • Reviewing ETS’s and issues from onsite job queries as they arise 
  • Problem solving and creative thinking to develop ideas to prevent further ETS’s from occurring   
  • Amend and change PO’s as required when changes happen within the business or industry so all jobs on site can be built productively 
  • Cataloging and tracking different queries and concerns based on cost center, suppliers etc.. 
  • Compete take offs and estimate all parts of a detached home to ensure correct quantities are produced from production estimating team 
  • Reading and interpreting build contracts, variations house plans and engineering
  • Process and review invoices from building team to ensure no double payments or errors are paid for 
  • Produce hand over summary sheets to ensure a smooth transition for site files from operations team to building supervisor
  • Develop assemblies for common construction issues
  • Mark up plans, BOQ’s and purchase orders to identify where issues occur
  • Reviewing master plan drawings, details and construction plans to identify root cause issues
  • Knowledge of NCC and Australian standards building practices
  • Time management skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Onsite visits to inspect and investigate on site issues
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality

 Knowledge / Skill and competencies 

  • Well-developed construction and problem-solving skills 
  • Construction knowledge of detached housing 
  • NCC and Australian Standards 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a strong team
  • Strong relationship building skills with expertise in the effective management of diverse internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Professional communication skills
  • Dispute Resolution skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Minimum intermediate level computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), and well as other applications (e.g. CRM software). 

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

Looking for a career with a well-established organising? Be a master of your own density and strive for greatness. 

If you are a Sales Professional passionate about quality and the opportunity to take your career to the next level is here. We are looking for New Homes Sales Professionals to join our team in both Victoria and Queensland.

We only employ those who share our core values, along with our passion for delivering outstanding quality homes and great customer service, we build every home as we would build it for our family.

On offer is:

  • A competitive base package including incentives with uncapped earning potential 
  • Exciting career progress for "Go-Getters"
  • Generous staff discounts when you build an Orbit home. 
  • Multiple opportunities available across collaborative teams with great company culture.

New Home Sales Professionals are based in our display homes, you will be responsible for managing sales enquiries and organising display centres to maximise sales conversion.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Create Opportunities: Develop customer relationships and qualify customers for new business. Work with local and targeted land estates building relationships and providing house and land opportunities. 
  • Marketing & Customer Service: Ensure that all display presentation standards are maintained appropriately and that all marketing collateral within display is current; and
  • Clerical Information: Maintain and manage leads and customer information.

To be considered for this position you will have a proven sales record of success. While not essential, specific experience gained within the housing market will be very highly regarded.

Importantly, you must possess the right attitude for the role. Ideally you will be a people person who has a high degree of resilience and drive. We are looking for someone who aligns with our core values of honesty, family, and pride. You will be an enthusiastic and motivated team player with a genuine interest in contributing positively and growing your career within the organisation. 

Skills and attributes: 

  • The ability to sell quality homes.
  • The desire to join a hungry sales team that delivers results, with a burning ambition to become a high-income earner.
  • Excellent people skills and confidence to engage with customers.
  • Local knowledge, connections and networks.
  • Specific experience within the housing market will be highly regarded.

Please note: You will be required to work at displays on weekends. In return, you will enjoy lucrative commission and your two days off mid-week.

Opportunities like this don't come around often! If you think you have what it takes to join the team, then we want to hear from you Apply Now.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Permits Officer to join our team. The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had previous experience in permit applications in the building industry.

Our Permits Officer is part of our Customer Service team works that closely with our sales and building teams to ensure a great client experience when building their home along with a great quality outcome on site for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • Experience in permit applications in the building industry
  • Relevant knowledge of Building regulations and a strong quality assurance background to enable queries to be researched and addressed prior to lodging applications. 
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Ability to workflow and achieve set targets with external partners
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 
  • Ability to read and articulate building plans and specifications

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved. 
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

Located in Ascot Vale, Victoria, we have an opportunity for a New Home Presite Co-ordinator to join our team.

The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had previous experience in Customer Service and Workflow roles in the building industry and be ready to take the next step in your career.

Our Operations team works closely with our Sales and Building teams to ensure a great client experience when building their home along with a great quality outcome on site for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • Experience in a customer service and pre-site workflow role in the building industry
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 
  • Ability to read and articulate building plans and specifications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills coupled with a can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of how to read and interpret residential building contracts

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved. 
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

There is currently an opportunity for an experienced Draftsperson to join our team, working in our Loganholme, Queensland office.

The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had previous experience in Drafting and be ready to take the next step in your career in the building industry. 

Our Drafting team works closely with our both our sales and building teams to improve our drafting accuracy, building efficiency and on time completions of homes for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • At least 2 years’ experience in drafting in the volume building industry, 
  • Experience in REVIT with preferrable but not essential
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved. 
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Please apply to [email protected] if you are the person we are looking for and you’re ready to join a winning team.

Located in Loganholme, Queensland, we have an opportunity for a Production Estimator to join our team.

The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had some previous experience in Production Estimating and be ready to take the next step in your career in the building industry. 

Our Estimating team works closely with the rest of the business to improve our estimating accuracy, building efficiency and on time completions of homes for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • At least 2 years experience in estimating in the building industry
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved.
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Skills and Experience

Prior knowledge of BusinessCraft would be an advantage, demonstrated skills in take-offs and a basic understanding of the building process are critical to success in the role.

 

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

There is currently an opportunity for an experienced Senior Draftsperson to join our team, working in our Loganholme, Queensland office.

The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had previous experience in Drafting and be ready to take the next step in your career towards becoming a Drafting Manager in the building industry.

Our Drafting team works closely with our both our sales and building teams to improve our drafting accuracy, building efficiency and on time completions of homes for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • At least 2 years’ experience in drafting in the volume building industry
  • Experience in REVIT with preferrable but not essential
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved. 
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Orbit Homes will offer you:

  • An opportunity to be great
  • A competitive salary and necessary tools of trade
  • Regular social activities
  • A supportive workplace culture

Please apply to [email protected]

Looking for a career with a well-established organising? Be a master of your own density and strive for greatness. 

If you are a Sales Professional passionate about quality and the opportunity to take your career to the next level is here. We are looking for New Homes Sales Professionals to join our team in the Morayfield display village, servicing the North Brisbane & Sunshine Coast growth corridor and land estates.

We only employ those who share our core values, along with our passion for delivering outstanding quality homes and great customer service, we build every home as we would build it for our family.

On offer is:

  • A competitive base package including incentives with uncapped earning potential 
  • Exciting career progress for "Go-Getters"
  • Generous staff discounts when you build an Orbit home. 
  • Multiple opportunities available across collaborative teams with great company culture.

New Home Sales Professionals are based in our display homes, you will be responsible for managing sales enquiries and organising display centres to maximise sales conversion.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Create Opportunities: Develop customer relationships and qualify customers for new business. Work with local and targeted land estates building relationships and providing house and land opportunities. 
  • Marketing & Customer Service: Ensure that all display presentation standards are maintained appropriately and that all marketing collateral within display is current; and
  • Clerical Information: Maintain and manage leads and customer information.

To be considered for this position you will have a proven sales record of success. While not essential, specific experience gained within the housing market will be very highly regarded.

Importantly, you must possess the right attitude for the role. Ideally you will be a people person who has a high degree of resilience and drive. We are looking for someone who aligns with our core values of honesty, family, and pride. You will be an enthusiastic and motivated team player with a genuine interest in contributing positively and growing your career within the organisation. 

Skills and attributes: 

  • The ability to sell quality homes.
  • The desire to join a hungry sales team that delivers results, with a burning ambition to become a high-income earner.
  • Excellent people skills and confidence to engage with customers.
  • Local knowledge, connections and networks.
  • Specific experience within the housing market will be highly regarded.

Please note: You will be required to work at displays on weekends. In return, you will enjoy lucrative commission and your two days off mid-week.

Opportunities like this don't come around often! If you think you have what it takes to join the team, then we want to hear from you Apply Now.

There is currently an opportunity for an amazing Sales Cadet to join our Queensland sales team. The entry level role will be first big step in your sales career which will lead to a role as a New Home Sales Professional at some point over the next year. You will be exposed to all facets of the sales team, including House and Land Packages, booking appointments, preparing sales paperwork and preparation for appointments with customers.

This role will have mix of head office work in our Loganholme, Queensland head office, as well as working at various locations in our display home network on the weekend. You will gain tremendous experience by working closely with our team of New Home Sales Professionals.

This diversified role will include:

  • Meet and greet our display home visitors 
  • Maintenance of the CRM 
  • Work with land development partners and assist with house and land packages 
  • Support the Sales Professional with paperwork and preparing for appointments
  • Day-to-day running of the display home, ensuring that it is always presentable
  • Achieve weekly KPI’s to generate new leads and book appointments for the Sales Professional

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • Genuine interest in people and proven relationship-building skills
  • Industry Experience preferred
  • Ability to read Building Plans and Specifications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Empathy and high emotional intelligence
  • Own car and driver's license
  • A desire to progress your career

Apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

Notes: Applicants selected for interview will need to attend in person and need to be Australian citizens or be entitled to work in Australia. You will be required to work at displays on weekends. In return, you will enjoy your two days off mid-week.

Located in Loganholme, Queensland we have an opportunity for a New Home Presite Co-ordinator to join our team.

The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hard working and has attention to detail. You will have had previous experience in Customer Service and Workflow roles in the building industry and be ready to take the next step in your career.

Our Operations team works closely with our Sales and Building teams to ensure a great client experience when building their home along with a great quality outcome on site for our customers.

Skill attributes

  • Experience in a customer service and pre-site workflow role in the building industry
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality 
  • Ability to read and articulate building plans and specifications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills coupled with a can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of how to read and interpret residential building contracts

Behaviour attributes 

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative: Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved. 
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver a great result for our customers.

Located in Ascot Vale, Victoria, we have an opportunity for an experienced BOQ (Bill of Quantities) Estimator to join our team.

The BOQ (Bill of Quantities) Estimator primary purpose is to support the building team in an estimating capacity for all jobs that are onsite. The role will focus on ensuring problem solving in several forms is addressed with a focus on supporting the Site Support Manager with all required related tasks.

Skill attributes

  • Develop and estimate BOQ using first principals from a master plan 
  • Read and interpret construction details for BOQ’s  
  • Problem solving and creative thinking to develop ideas to improve BOQ    
  • Amend and change BOQ’s as required when changes happen within the business or industry so all BOQ’s are fluid and upto date. 
  • Cataloging and tracking different queries and concerns based on cost center, suppliers , feedback on BOQ’s
  • Compete take offs and estimate all parts of a detached home to ensure correct quantities are produced from production estimating team 
  • Reading and interpreting engineering
  • Communicate changes and update internal stakeholders of work and state of play 
  • Works well as being part of the team
  • Develop assemblies for common construction issues
  • Mark up plans, BOQ’s and purchase orders to identify where issues occur
  • Reviewing master plan drawings, details and construction plans to identify root cause issues
  • Knowledge of NCC and Australian standards building practices
  • Time management skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Onsite visits to inspect and investigate on site issues
  • Achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality

Knowledge / Skill and competencies 

  • Well-developed construction and problem-solving skills 
  • Construction knowledge of detached housing 
  • NCC and Australian Standards 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a strong team
  • Strong relationship building skills with expertise in the effective management of diverse internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Professional communication skills
  • Dispute Resolution skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Minimum intermediate level computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), and well as other applications (e.g. CRM software). 

Please apply to [email protected] if you are ready to join a winning team and deliver 

a great result for our customers.

There is currently an opportunity for an experienced Site Supervisor to join our team in Queensland.

Our Building Team has the responsibility of delivering on our customer promise of a high quality home delivered to our client, on time and on budget.

Skill attributes

  • Trade qualification with proven experience supervising the construction of residential homes
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • A pro-active attitude with good communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Achieve construction targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Health and Safety knowledge and safety implementation
  • Knowledge of the BCA

Behaviour attributes

  • Displays personal drive, integrity and initiative. Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Shows initiative and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved
  • Achieves results: Can work in a fast-paced environment and remain focused on what is critical in order to achieve an outcome. Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Supports productive working relationships: Actively listens and works collaboratively and operates as an effective team member. Involves others and recognises their contributions.

Please apply to [email protected]  if you are the person we are looking for and you're ready to join a winning team.

Your ideal role not listed?

We are always looking for new talented and high achieving people to join our team. If you don’t see a role for you in our current list, register your details with us and we’ll add you to our database. To register for upcoming career opportunities and join our professional and progressive company, email your resume to [email protected]