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Preconstruction Manager - CO Springs, Colorado

W.E. O'Neil Construction
Colorado Springs, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $99,000 to $145,000 Yearly
  • Other
Job Description: Scope: The primary function of the Preconstruction Manager is to act as a representative of both WEO’s Estimating and Operations Departments and act as the Point of Contact for specific Preconstruction projects. In other words, a Preconstruction Manager must possess both Estimating and Operations skills. He / She must be able to fully understand and present a project estimate, as well as a detailed construction site logistics plan and project schedule. The Preconstruction Manager will be the leader of the preconstruction team from the initial job setup through the completion of GMP. To ensure that the project is set up and ready for the construction phase to the satisfaction of all. The primary goal is to convert all Preconstruction projects into Construction projects that have a high likelihood of success. FLSA Status: Salary - ExemptBenefits include: Health Insurance, Medical & Wellness Reimbursement, Vacation & Sick Time, Life Insurance, 401k, 100% ESOP Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Vice President of Client & Project Development or other assigned supervisor(s). Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The duties, responsibilities, and attributes of the Preconstruction Manager typically include, but are not limited to: Technical Skills Work closely with the Estimator, Senior Estimator, Chief Estimator, Vice President of Estimating, Project Manager, and Project Executive during the preconstruction phase of a project(s) Understanding of construction terminology, trades, and project typesUnderstanding of CPM schedules. Can communicate start/finish dates and specific trade dates A clear understanding of schedule logic and sequenceBasic understanding of Jobsite setup and site logistics requirementsUnderstanding of constructability issues. Can identify and correct specific design details to be made more constructibleAbility to research and identify Value Engineering opportunities during the various design phases of the Preconstruction effortAbility to solicit professional advice from the Subcontracting Community for specific design issues during the Preconstruction process Basic understanding of all aspects of the estimating process per coordinator checklist:a.) Job Setup / Reviewb.) Bid Mail c.) Bid Specific Informationd.) Advertising Bidding Projectse.) Preparing Bid Documentsf.) Bid Day Preparationg.) Post Bid itemsThorough Understanding of trade CSI codesUnderstanding of plans and specifications Understands costs associated with bidding projects. (Bid Solicitation, Reprographics, Advertising, etc.)Ability to evaluate and maintain estimating job cost reportsBasic understanding of WEO standard Subcontractor insurance requirementsAbility to identify when owners’ requirements exceed WEO standard requirements and notify estimating lead accordinglyUnderstands Prime Contract Agreements, as it relates to potential cost implicationsUnderstands basics of WEO standard Subcontract Agreement and its standard exhibits Management SkillsBe able to manage the Owner and Design Team during the Preconstruction process to the benefit of WEOBuilds and creates strong Subcontractor relationshipsBuild relationships with key existing Subcontractors and strive to establish new relationshipsManage and participate in the creation of bid proposal packages in response to RFQ’s and RFP’sMake a conscious effort to attend Subcontractor industry events to help broaden our Subcontractor relationships and to market WEOReview, comment, and notify lead estimator of any nuances in Owner’s Prime Contract agreement Understands the “overlap” in job assignments, and shows initiative to go beyond his or her specific assignment to meet the team’s goalsClearly communicates to the Estimating Department to notify all bidders of the project-specific Payment and Performance Bond, Builders Risk, Owner Controlled Insurance Programs “OCIP”, and professional/environmental liability language requirements during the preconstruction/bid phase(s) Personal Attributes Effective written and verbal language communication skillsMust be willing to lead during the Preconstruction phase of a project Must be willing to effectively push both WEO, Design Team, and the Owner to meet their individual commitments to guarantee the success of a project(s) Work Efficiently – Allocates one’s own time efficiently; handles multiple demands and competing priorities; efficiently processes paperworkEstablish Plans – Develops short and long-range plans that are appropriately comprehensive, realistic, and effective in meeting goals; communicates planning efforts to the estimating project teamDevelop Systems and Processes – Identifies and implements effective processes and procedures for accomplishing workTakes initiative strives for increased responsibility, and has a desire to learn Shows emotional maturity, punctuality, and dependability Motivate and contribute to the teamwork/morale of the project team Shows the desire and willingness to progress to the Senior Preconstruction Manager role and responsibilities Interpersonal Skills Lead Courageously – Steps forward to address difficult issues; puts self on the line to deal with important problems; stands firm when necessaryFoster Teamwork – Participates and fosters collaboration among team members and among teamsMotivate Others – Encourages and empowers others to achieve; builds relationships; creates enthusiasm, a feeling of investment, and a desire to Excel Coach and Develops Others – Accurately assesses strengths and development needs of peers; gives timely, specific feedback and helpful coaching Champion Change – Challenges the status quo and champions new initiatives; acts as a catalyst of change and encourages others to change; paves the way for needed changes; manages implementation effectivelyDrive for Results – Drives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure; persists despite obstacles and oppositionShow Work Commitment - Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard to achieve them Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all (Owner, design professionals, various WEO departments, WEO project team, and subcontractors) Show alignment with and promotes WEO Corporate Values Qualifications Four-year degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent experience in a related field and at least 5-10 years minimum of relevant experience in the Construction Industry as a Project Superintendent, Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Estimator or equivalent Broad understanding of construction administration and estimating processes, including contracts, construction documents, construction estimates, schedules, and RFI’s Understands and effectively uses company software programs and systems:Proficiency in basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel) and can adequately use PowerPointProficiency in Outlook and can manage calendars, address books, tasks, and emailCan manipulate Cosential and Bid CalendarAbility to navigate and manage files and folders in cloud-based platforms, such as and DropboxMS Teams & ZoomJoin PreconstructionBluebeam RevuPlanGrid Basic understanding of scheduling and CMiC applications Demonstrated ability to lead and manage Demonstrated understanding of the importance of relationship-building Effective oral and written communication skills Well-developed time management and organization skills Completion of OSHA 30-Hour Safety Course First Aid and CPR certified Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of various construction delivery methods, various market sectors, the construction administration process, building trades, technical aspects of construction including means and methods, materials, building systems, planning, scheduling, estimating, owner, and architect relations Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to use construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction when visiting a WEO job site. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, sit, talk, and hear and stand throughout the workday. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in one of WEO’s California regional offices and on occasion may be required to visit the construction work site where the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes, or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. These are considered the core responsibilities of the position. Employees are encouraged to reach beyond their current responsibilities to foster professional growth, but only as they can remain accountable for their core responsibilities.

W.E. O'Neil Construction


Colorado Springs, CO
80903 USA



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