We specialize in vertical building for General Contractors, Construction Management, Developer Builders and Specialty contractors. 

All levels – entry to CEO including experienced Administrative and Accounting 

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Pre-Construction Manager

The Preconstruction Manager, Federal and Private projects. The Precon Manager will work closely with estimating, architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors.

Pre-Construction Manager Qualifications

***Must have TIL Experience***

-Creative and innovative approaches and solutions on a project-by-project basis.

-Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues.

-Effective participation in team environment, with both external and internal teammates.

-Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, estimating software (Sage or similar), take-off software (On-Screen Takeoff or similar), BIM tools (Revit, Assemble, etc.) a plus, project management software (Procore or similar), and scheduling software (Project or similar).

-10+ years of experience as a commercial construction bachelor’s degree a plus but not required.

-A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.

-Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills

-Ability to independently manage workload and commitments

-Balance commitments while maintaining flexibility to jump in and out of projects on short notice

-Effectively summarize detail and complex information into simple bullet points that allow stakeholders to make informed business decisions

-Curiosity and “outside the box” thinking

-Ability to navigate various estimating, scheduling, and database platforms

-Ability to manage and report information on a client by client basis

-Coordination of the project from first estimate all the way through subcontracts being formalized.

-Ability to look beyond the information that has been given, to ask the right questions and work to provide a complete project cost evaluation.

-Must be a collaborative and passionate advocate for our customers, empowering and informing them throughout the project.

-Must be aggressive in providing innovative solutions to complex issues as they arise related to cost, lead-times, trade partners, and/or specified products or materials.

-Ability to make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work.

-Must have experience preparing detailed conceptual cost estimates and conceptual cost studies from schematic or feasibility-level documentation.

-Ability to prepare detailed estimates and, as the design evolves, develop variance summaries between estimates and value engineering studies throughout.

-Ability to assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost.

-Must be able to collaborate with project team to establish the necessary staffing and project requirements.

-Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect construction cost.

-Ability to prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages.

-Must have experience with the bidding process: soliciting bids, communicating with the bidders, evaluating subcontractor proposals, using bid tally sheets, etc.

-Make subcontractor award recommendations to customer/owner and the negotiation and finalization of subcontracts with trade partners.

-Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner.

-Must have experience being a member of the team involved in request for proposal responses (RFP’s) and the formal presentation for a project.

-Ability to engage and develop business with new and existing customers.

-Ability to lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner.

-Ability to lead and facilitate value engineering sessions with the project team and design team.

-Is a key participant with leadership experience involved in request for proposal responses (RFP’s) and the formal presentation for a project.

-Must be familiar with reviewing construction contracts and can identify key insurance and damages clauses.

-Can lead, manage and motivate project teams during the preconstruction phase of a project.

Pre-Construction Manager Roles & Responsibilities:

-Integrate with a small team focused to grow the commercial core market group across the country

-Lead project based estimating efforts

-Develop conceptual cost models

-Coordinate the detail cost estimates at SD, DD, and CD phases

-Develop GMP estimates

-Develop procurement and construction schedules

-Write cost and contract qualifications

-Manage the bidding and buyout processes on multiple projects in different geographical locations simultaneously

-Develop, document and update workflow processes; Create standardization and best practices

-Streamline project takeoffs/quantifications

-Develop and maintain historical cost metrics. Develop reporting and communication tools.

-Use the power of benchmarking to communicate costs early and accurately

-Support overall marketing efforts for the commercial market

-Support business strategy initiatives for the commercial market

-Support client capture strategies for the commercial market


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