Preconstruction Executive

Gilbane Inc
Arlington, VA
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
At Gilbane we're building more than buildings, we're helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we've built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people's lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family - you will feel right at home at Gilbane. Primary Function: The Preconstruction Executive will have to become an integral member of the team on a daily and weekly basis, attend or delegate attendance at all pertinent meetings, and become the go to resource, which ensures cost and constructability considerations become an integral part of all design decisions and ensure no surprises in the areas of cost, schedule, and quality. It is inherent the Preconstruction Executive is recognized by the entire team as someone who adds true value to the process so they actively seek out the advice and concurrence of the Preconstruction Executive. Typical Duties/Responsibilities: The Preconstruction Executive functionally performs the role of a Project Manager on multiple projects during the design phase. This level of full service involvement will typically be focused on at risk projects. Their ability to manage larger, more logistically or technically challenging preconstruction efforts. Manage a variety of delivery methods (CMAR, D/B, IPD), as well has possess the business acumen to understand contractual instruments of service. Ability to manage teams. Business Development and presentation skills. The prime responsibility is management of the entire preconstruction process to ensure a design which meets the clients functional, cost, and schedule requirements without engaging in significant redesign. Working through the Support Operations Manager and the Regional Operations Manager, the Preconstruction Executive ensures that all necessary resources, both field and office based, are efficiently utilized for all: estimates, value engineering sessions, constructability and coordination reviews, schedules, project buyout, early procurement, permitting, and planning requirements to ensure a seamless transition into the construction phase. Ability to mentor and manage succession Experience/Education: The successful candidate should be a BS or MS [Engineering / Construction Management preferred] graduate. 10+ years experience Or equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: In depth knowledge of design and construction practices and materials - Exceptional verbal, written, and stand up communication skills Working knowledge of estimating, purchasing, and scheduling Highly refined interpersonal and leadership skills Strong planning and risk management skills Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs. Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status. Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test. Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

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