Precon Manager

Rogers-O’Brien Construction is currently seeking a Preconstruction Manager who will be the leader on assigned projects, including negotiated and hard bid work. Expectations include a natural ability to maintain existing client relations and develop new relationships. This PreCon Manager must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well the technical skills for accurate and detailed estimates. This PreCon Manager must also be persuasive and effective during project interviews and be able to work well within a team-centered culture.


San Antonio, Texas

Experience Level

Mid-Level to Senior

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Functions

Precon Manager


• Ideal candidate has 8-10 years of experience in construction

• 2-3 years preconstruction experience

• Prior estimating experience



• Responsible for managing multiple individual projects from concept through the bidding, design and subcontract bidding phases of these projects

• Consult with project manager and superintendent concerning schedule and special construction considerations

• Prepare conceptual estimates from limited information

• Initiate and participate on the "Winning Team" as the preconstruction leader responsible for providing all requirements of preconstruction including narratives, GCs development and pricing, budgeting, numeric data, etc

• Participate as preconstruction lead during presentations and interview

• Typically the main point of contact with the customer and design team until the project enters the construction phase

• Will attend all design meetings for understanding and preconstruction support to maintain budget

• Perform or manage all estimate requirements including budget development, some quantity take-off, scope development, subcontractor solicitations and communications, qualifications, value options, etc

• Responsible for complete and accurate budget updates at all phases of preconstruction including schematic design, design development, and CDs

• Mentor and train other team members


Computer Software experience: Bluebeam, Smartbid, Viewport, and Timberline


Project experience including: K-12, Higher-ed, Multifamily, Mission Critical, office