Preconstruction Manager

Employer
James G. Davis Construction
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
222332662
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
The Preconstruction Manager is responsible for leading the overall management of the preconstruction phase for a project. This role is responsible for understanding the deliverables, developing a work plan, and identifying resources required, while coordinating with MarComm and the Operations team to ensure compliance with the Request for Proposals (RFP).ESSENTIAL DUTIS + RESPONSIBILITIESPerform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core valuesLead budget estimate assembly with minimal guidanceQuantity takeoff - proficiency and efficiency in takeoff softwareDetailed estimate preparation at all phases of design - proficient in divisions 3 - 16 (including division 2 for Base Building)Collaborate with the project team in establishing comprehensive budget estimates incorporating operations standardsManage and coordinate divisions 2, 15, 16Lead constructability reviewsLead the development of specific systems analyses and creation of Value Engineering and Alternates lists / logsMaintain subcontractor / supplier relationshipsStrategically identify and align the most qualified subcontractors for the market sector and scopeStrategy development for budget estimates and other RFP deliverablesAbility to manage the overall document distribution process (RFI's, Addenda, etc.)Ability to distribute documents without support of an administrative assistantCoordinate with administrative staff to ensure the database is current with prequalified subcontractorsResearch and compile historical data for use in future budget preparationParticipate in the Subcontractor buyout processParticipate in design progress meetings and client presentations as requiredAttend pre-bid meetings and lead subcontractor walk-throughsDevelop agenda and lead project kick off meetingsResponsible for subcontractor / supplier coverage and effective communication and managementCounsel, educate and coach staff to help them develop necessary job skillsWork closely with assigned Operations, ICG, CRG and other IM+D team membersParticipate in the creation of proposal response documentsAssist in the development of project schedules and approach strategies; coordinate with assigned Integrated Construction Group team members for 4D developmentParticipate in the development of phasing, sequencing and site logistics strategiesBuild relationships with clients, design team, and subcontractorsActively participate in networking events / organizationsPerform other duties as assignedDAVIS COMMON ATTRIBUTESSafety - Consistently works within DAVIS safety standards; promotes safety as a priority with coworkers, subcontractors and external clientsTeam Collaboration - Works effectively within their own team and across the organization; promotes team atmosphere and culture; has a positive, can do attitudeCommitment to Quality - Applies DAVIS standards to produce high quality work on a consistent basis; produces work that is accurate and reliable, actively demonstrates excellence in service; builds and maintains integrity as a core function of their job and in their relationships with othersChampions DAVIS Business - Consistently markets DAVIS business within the scope of their job; actively seeks and / or supports new business opportunities; actively builds relationships and encourages others to do the samePHYSICAL JOB DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is responsible to maintain fitness-for-duty while holding the above described position and should be able to perform the essential tasks of the position in a safe, appropriate and effective manner. This refers to the physical, mental and emotional duties of the job.Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending. The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills. Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment.WORKING CONDITIONSWork environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events.The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites. Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided.NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.Required SkillsRequiredKnowledge of principles and practices of engineering and construction management, including safety, quality and sustainability standards*Ability in developing good relationships with clients, design teams and subcontractors*Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills*Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently*Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization*Required ExperienceRequiredBachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field or equivalent construction experienceAt least five (5) years' experience in estimating for commercial construction*Solid presentation experience*MS Office - Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience*Quantity Take-off software experience (On Screen Take-off or Sketch-up preferred)Pdf editor software experience (Brava or Bluebeam preferred)Experience estimating with a variety of building types

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