Preconstruction Manager

  • Opportunity to Gain Direct Training and Mentorship from the Sr. VP
  • Notable Project Pipeline with Steady Backlog, Projects Ranging from $15M-$60M+

About Our Client

Reputable General Contractor located in Indianapolis with primary focus in multifamily construction projects. Due to a strong pipeline, they are immediately seeking an experienced and driven Preconstruction Estimator to lead multiple projects across Indiana alongside their Sr. Vice President working on projects anywhere from $15M - $60M. Offering an autonomous culture, key development, and family oriented feel.

Job Description

The Preconstruction Manager will:

  • Shape and maintain strong relationships with current and potential clients
  • Prepare and submit proposals, within time-frame and following up until closed
  • Facilitate an effective hand-off to the project manager, engineers and architects
  • Monitor budgets throughout the construction process
  • Evaluate and prepare pricing for change orders.
  • Update & maintain accurate pipeline reports, track leads, bookings, forecasting, reporting
  • Build out a small department of other estimating professionals
  • Flexible enough to handle some project management duties
  • Ability to lead from the front
  • Utilize technology to actualize on effective project and cost delivery
  • Meet with cities and municipalities to determine code specific items, plan submission protocols and obtain a general understanding of building processes within each city.
  • Assist in managing building permit process from application through issuance
  • Review and coordinate interior design scheme, furniture layout, and the furniture selection.
  • Review comments from accessibility consultant and ensure the comments get incorporated into the construction plans
  • Create and manage RFP's for contractor proposals
  • Analyze contractor proposals for accuracy and conformance to budge

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Preconstruction Manager will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of Preconstruction, Estimating, or hybrid Assistant PM/Estimator experience
  • Healthcare, Light Industrial, or Warehouse experience preferred but not required
  • Ground-up Preconstruction project experience required
  • Working knowledge of commercial construction technology and details. Candidate must be extremely proficient reviewing and understanding all construction documents including specifications and drawings
  • Ideal candidate will be proficient with Excel, MS softwares, RFI, Onscreen Takeoff programs
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package with bonus opportunities (upwards of $120k+ salary offered)
  • Spearhead large-scale projects while working with a top talent cohesive team
  • Work within the best culture; collabrative, team driven, family oriented
  • Direct career path into Senior Preconstruction Manager into executive level
  • Great health benefits
  • 401K with company match
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