Preconstruction Manager

Rogers-O'Brien, a Premier Texas Builder is looking for an experienced Project Manager! The PreCon Manager is 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. They must also be persuasive and effective during project interviews and be able to work well within a team-centered culture. Minimum 8-10 years experience required. Must live within 50 miles of Austin or San Antonio.

Location

Austin, Texas

Experience Level

Professional

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Functions

Preconstruction

Rogers-O'Brien, a Premier Texas Builder is looking for an experienced Project Manager!

 

The PreCon Manager is 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. They must also be persuasive and effective during project interviews and be able to work well within a team-centered culture. Minimum 8-10 years experience required. Must live within 50 miles of Austin or San Antonio.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Provide support as needed to other lead estimators as time permits based on own work load.
  • Participate in overall improvement of department processes.

 

Other

  • Demonstrate proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the annual performance assessments.
  • Adhere to Rogers-O’Brien policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations

 

Supervision

  • Estimating support team.

 

Computer skills

  • On Screen Take-Off
  • Microsoft Office
  • Timberline (preferred)
  • Bluebeam
  • SmartBid
  • Viewpoint (preferred)

 

Physical Requirements

  • Constant adequate range of motion and mobility required.
  • Regular sitting or standing, bending or stooping, and the ability to carry equipment and other such items as packaged material weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Frequent talking and the ability to express and exchange ideas by means of language
  • Regular hearing and the ability to perceive the nature of sounds
  • Regular near acuity with clarity of vision at 20 inches or less required
  • Constant ability to read, record or type data quickly and accurately required
  • Typical ability to collect and analyze numerical and written data and verbal information to reach logical conclusions and ability to determine the time, place and sequence of operations or actions required

 

Environmental/Working Conditions

  • Ability to work under and handle stress in an appropriate manner required.
  • May be exposed to high, medium, or low noise intensity.
  • Constant contact with co-workers required.
  • This is a full time position. Regular and punctual attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Must be willing to travel if necessary.

 

Machinery/Tools/Equipment Requirements

N/A

 

This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.