Estimator / Preconstruction Manager

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Cleveland, OH

Industry: Construction

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Not Specified years

Posted 383 days ago

Sachse Construction

Preconstruction Manager/ Estimator

Detroit, MI

 

The Preconstruction Manager/ Estimator works directly with prospective clients for the creation of a detailed bid package that meets their needs. Traveling to prospective job sites and client offices as needed as well as multi-task numerous projects, duties, meet deadlines and always professionally represent our company. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

·        Lead GC, CM, GMP and Design-Build bid opportunities up to $10 million

·        Subcontractor procurement and buyout

·        Ability to independently perform conceptual, schematic and design development budgets

·        Understands and manages value engineering exercises

·        Reviews plans for consistency and accuracy

·        Manages all levels of take offs and can apply unit prices

·        Levels/scopes trades as part of a bid team on larger type projects as GC/CM

·        Maintains current unit price and historical database

·        Understands contract types

·        Understands typical scopes (writing scopes and level bids)

·        Negotiates client and subcontractor terms and conditions

·        Ability to call subs for coverage

·        Mentors Cost Engineers

·        Completely understands the estimating process

·        Develops and maintains excellent subcontractor/vendor relations

·        Has a comprehensive understanding of all costs involved for current and future projects

·        Must be able to estimate costs that are not readily evident

 

LEVEL 1 MEASUREABLE OUTCOMES:

 

·        Ability to bid and win a total bid volume of $100 million of commercial work

·        Ability to bid a total bid volume of $25 million in Retail/TI with a hit rate of 30%

·        Ability to create 26 budgets per year

·        Production of $700,000 in gross profit annually

 

LEVEL 2 MEASUREABLE OUTCOMES:

 

·        Production of $1 million in gross profit annually

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

·        Ability to lead meetings

·        Resourcefulness and ability to track down information quickly and accurately

·        Ability to learn quickly and prepare estimates in the proprietary format

·        Maintains high level of professionalism at all levels

·        Cost management skills

·        Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills

·        Commitment to detail and strong sense of urgency

·        Outstanding customer service skills

·        Must be well organized and possess problem solving skills

·        Positive attitude and a good sense of humor

·        Negotiation experience and skills

·        Ability to work in a high energy, fast paced team environment

·        Must be able to work with minimal supervision

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS:

 

·        Maintains professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values

·        Communicates regularly and effectively with internal and external customers

·        Handles difficult situations with a cooperative attitude, poise and diplomacy

·        Sends out information in a timely manner and exercises good follow up skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Physical Demands:

·        Ability to see, hear, touch/feel

 

Work Environment:

·        Normal office environment

·        Ability to sit for long periods of time and be exposed to office lighting for up to eight hours

 

Travel:

·        Minimal travel may be required for this position

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

$80K - $100K