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Director of Preconstruction
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Estimating experience, executive presence, vendor management and relationship
As a Director of Pre-Construction, you handle the day-to-day on specific projects related to new and commercial construction and act as a key leader in the entire work acquisition process – including management, coordination, and delivery of the pre-construction phases of the project and extensive client contact.
Roles You'll Play The Moneybags · Lead internal estimate review and bid process · Oversee the establishment and maintenance of budget control during the pre-construction phase of the project · Assure that the estimates, including general conditions, are accurate, complete, and reflective of the actual requirements of the project · Create variance reports that allow for clearly identifying of changes made to the estimate · Provide monthly cost analysis for all active pre-construction assignments and manage the pre-construction department budgets
The Liaison · Participate in interviews and interview preparation with Owners · Work with the VP of Pre-Construction to develop the division strategy, vision, and business plan · Assist project team in design decisions and solution development · Assure that potential risk factors have been evaluated and reviewed with senior management The Scheduler · Organize and lead the transition meeting between the project operations team and the pre-construction team; coordinate the follow-up meetings · Prepare or oversee preparation of pre-construction schedule with buy-in from relevant internal departments; interface with the owners and designers to maintain schedule · Plan and lead the pre-construction strategy meeting to discuss topics such as the approach to a project or an estimate · Create realistic and detailed schedules for all design, approval, estimating, and purchasing activities
Our Vision of What Success Looks Like · Your expertise in managing the budget and forecasting estimates outlines the costs of pre-construction process in a way that has never been more clear or easy to understand. · Everyone feels like they're kept in the loop on projects because you communicate so effectively and act as the point person between various departments. · From a scheduling standpoint, you're the best there is – everything is scheduled out minute by minute so there is never doubt about when certain tasks are supposed to be completed.
Your Building Blocks of Success · Stellar 7+ years of experience in pre-construction and new construction, preferably in the multifamily or hotel sector, with field, supervisory, and ground-up construction experience · Bachelor's degree in construction management, construction/building science, engineering, business management, or architecture and design · Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting · Thorough working knowledge and understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, estimating, cost control, procurement and business development) · Effective leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills · Familiarity with current estimating software, i.e. Timberline Estimating, Word, Excel, Project, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Bluebeam, OnScreen Takeoff; working knowledge of applications and benefits of BIM and VD&C
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Axelon Services, Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.