Preconstruction Manager

Clark Construction   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 387 days ago

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There is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it’s our people. From highways to hotels and residential housing to railways, we rely on the leadership, talents, and drive of our employees to bring great projects to light. Are you interested in becoming a part of our team? If so, take the next step and start building your career with us today.  Clark is seeking an experienced professional to help grow its Preconstruction Group. 


  • Budgeting
    • Provides owners and architects with project budgeting information, material availability, constructability reviews, and design viability
    • Develops and tracks project budget from initial concept, through design development, until time of bid
    • Works closely with the Clark project team to produce comparative cost analysis, value engineering, site logistics, and scheduling information for the client
    • Aids in the formulation of an estimated contract amount prior to the completion and bidding of complete working documents
    • Develops relationships with owners, architects, and engineers to bring repeat business to the company
  • Estimating
    • Compiles a qualified bidder list, conveys invitations to bidders, solicits bids
    • Solicits minority subcontractor/supplier participation
    • Collects and evaluates proposals from subcontractors for the scope of work
    • Prepares the overall bid proposal
    • Quantifies and prices labor and materials required for project bids


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience
  • Dedicated to winning work and willing to take pride and ownership of work product
  • Field experience is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to either lead or be a part of a team for multiple projects and pursuits
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Must be detail oriented, technically sound and have good communication skills
  • Applicant must be familiar with both conceptual and self-perform estimating