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Preconstruction Manager

Company: McShane Construction Company
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:


McShane Construction is seeking an experienced Preconstruction Manager for primarily multifamily and commercial projects . The Preconstruction Manager is responsible for preliminary budgeting, schedules, bidding process, procurement, prequalification of subcontractors, detailed take-off and estimating, definition of bid packages, value engineering, and assisting in project buy-out. Establishes and maintains a strong relationship with the Owner, designers, and subcontractors.



  • Develop conceptual budget estimates and outline spec based on preliminary project information
  • Take lead and put together proposals for submittal
  • Lead value engineering process
  • Advise clients on design decisions which affect cost. Recommend alternate options
  • Participate in and document design coordination meetings
  • Manage MEPFP design build process
  • Resolve issues with plans and specifications during the design management stage and buyout process.
  • Prepare contract exhibits
  • Provide project hand off to operations team
  • Perform preconstruction responsibilities for multiple projects
    • Prepare conceptual (in-house) through GMP estimates
    • Manage subcontractor bid solicitations
    • Prepare and review bid tabulations
    • Make early/major trade awards and recommendations
    • Develop/modify and maintain Excel-based conceptual estimating model with historical costs
    • Maintain, and monitor a qualified subcontractor list for all trades.
    • Review, interpret, and accurately estimate the scope of assigned projects as described in the project documents
    • Develop trade specific scope sheets for each bid package on assigned projects
    • Develop detailed budget estimates by performing accurate quantity take off per contract documents and provide pricing inputs from subcontractors/vendors
    • Solicit and follow-up subcontractor/vendor bids or quotations.
    • Assemble and analyze subcontractor/vendor bids or quotations and prepare subcontractor analysis sheets for each trade
    • Assist the project management team in selecting and awarding subcontractors/vendors to ensure a successful buyout/handoff
    • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships.
    • Prepare development time line and schedule for assigned projects
    • Compile and maintain current and historic market rates and unit pricing
    • Able to coordinate bid/estimating efforts with project management teams.
    • Assist in the development, training, and career growth of junior staff members
      • B.S. in Construction Management, Construction Science, Construction Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and field experience
      • 5+ years preconstruction or estimating experience
      • Must have thorough competency in On-Screen Takeoff or similar estimating software
      • Ability and experience in developing Conceptual Budgeting for various product types, with full divisional breakdown from very limited program information or documents. Often, this is necessary to perform from a single site plan
      • Ability to communicate effectively and work productively with Owners, project professionals, and field and office staff
      • Ability to proactively identify problems and propose possible solutions
      • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint


        #hlmgPandoLogic. Category:Construction & Trades, Keywords:Construction Manager - Multifamily, Location:Tempe, AZ-85285

Keywords: McShane Construction Company, Tempe , Preconstruction Manager, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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