Preconstruction Manager

Holder Construction
Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Holder Construction is an ENR Top 25 industry leader with operations throughout the United States. We are currently seeking highly motivated construction professionals to join our company in Preconstruction. Holder's Preconstruction department has a presence in our Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix and San Jose, and Washington DC offices. Opportunities in our Preconstruction Department exist in all these regional locations.Primary Responsibilities:Work with project teams to lead and manage full range of preconstruction activities including estimating, design management, and subcontractor procurementIdentify, organize, and prepare estimates under multiple contract delivery methods to ensure a complete and competitive proposal. Prepare accurate and professional bids/proposals that support our Clients, or secure new projects while remaining profitable and aligned with quality standards.Prepare comparative analysis to previous estimates and develop a clear and concise explanation of the variances for each of the project stakeholders.Lead and coordinate teams of Project Engineers to develop a multidisciplinary estimate; lead self-perform, hard-bid, negotiated, and conceptual estimating teams.Prepare detailed analyses of subcontractor and supplier bids along with recommendations for award.Evaluate, assess, and apply historical project information including self-performed work.Lead responses to RFPs which enhance Holder's reputation and consideration by clients for current and future opportunities.Represent Holder at all design/coordination meetings, industry events, as well as maintaining positive relationships with subcontractors, vendors, and our clients/owners.Ownership for the creation, updating, and presentation of project deliverables and tools to our clients.Lead meetings with the owner, architect, and engineer for all aspects of the preconstruction phase of the project.In collaboration with Operations, look for opportunities to drive improvement within the process by using Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and any other process enhancements. Requirements for this position include:B.S. in Construction Management or related construction/engineering degree 5+ years' experience in a construction management, preconstruction, or estimating role.Willingness to relocateExperience leading a team of Project Engineers / EstimatorsOutstanding communication and time management skillsAbility to work in a collaborative environment including:Accepts and adapts to change in a professionally appropriate and thoughtful mannerEffectively communicates and listensLooks to continually improve and growOrganizes and uses meeting time effectivelyPresents ideas in a manner that is clear, concise, and easy to understandAble to handle confrontation in a professional and constructive mannerProven ability to develop the team around them including:Enables others to actEmphasizes the importance of people's contributionsEngages others and encourages high performanceEngages in radical candor that develops others while being professional and respectfulWilling to accept constructive criticism from others to improve themselves

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