Assistant Preconstruction Manager

HITT Contracting Inc.
Falls Church, VA
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Assistant Preconstruction ManagerOverviewThe Assistant Preconstruction Manager is an essential member of a high visibility team responsible for delivering exceptional and trusted client services in the construction industry. This role provides critical data inputs for preconstruction projects that are necessary for the team to fulfill its obligations to internal and external stakeholders. In the position, the Assistant Preconstruction Manager will develop an increased level of proficiency in the time and cost implications associated with construction: cultivating a fundamental knowledge of the relationship between building systems, the construction process, construction costs, and construction schedules.The Assistant Preconstruction Manager role delivers invaluable day-to-day support in producing a full suite of preconstruction services. These services may include feasibility studies, budget estimates from conceptual design to final bidding, comparative studies, and value engineering.Education/ Years of Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field preferred(2) to (3) years field experience or close involvement with projects under constructionDirection, Supervision & Authority:This position typically reports to a Senior Preconstruction Manager or Preconstruction ManagerThis position does not supervise any direct reports, but does provide supplemental oversight of Project EngineersThis position is responsible for the day-to-day management of trade subcontractor activitiesSkills/Abilities:Software proficiency Microsoft Office Suite, with high level of proficiency using ExcelOn Screen Take-off (OST)Adobe products, including BluebeamDestini Estimator experience preferredPerform quantity take-offs from design documents for major building systemsPrepare written scopes of work for various tradesReview and understand technical and financial information being presented by subcontractorsAuthor RFI's during the pricing phase of the projectsCommunicate with subcontractors and suppliers on a routine basisGeneral understanding of how complete project budgets and bids are developedBasic knowledge of construction process and building systemsQualities and Attributes:Positive attitude and able to adapt quicklyPassion for construction and our industry; ability to recognize and seek qualitySelf-motivated and proactive - takes initiative and seeks responsibilityIntegrity - behaves consistently with The HITT Way and HITT's core valuesSelf-development - seeks continuous improvement of knowledge and abilitiesTeamwork and Collaboration - is able to work collaboratively with people of various backgrounds and stylesRelationships - fosters positive relationships with colleagues, clients, subcontractors, and vendorsOrganization and time management - is able to organize and manage tasks and prioritiesRespectful - is punctual, engaged/focused, and respectful of othersResilient - able to adapt well in the face of multiple and sometimes shifting priorities and deadlinesAnalytical - is a capable problem solver, optimizer, and critical thinkerHITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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