Preconstruction Manager

Cleveland, OH

Post Date: 05/16/2017 Job ID: 10130957
Overall responsibility for the preconstruction process from project inception through start of construction.
  • Responsible for conceptual, schematic, design development estimates, guaranteed maximum price (GMPs), and lump sum bidding.
  • Collaborate with Operations on the Project Schedule, Logistics, Safety, Constructability Reviews (CRs), general conditions (GCs) and General Requirements.
  • Review and approve Assumptions and Clarifications (A&Cs).
  • Foster and enhance client, developer, architect, engineer and subcontractor relationships.
  • Coordinate and direct the estimating, scheduling, and purchasing functions as they relate to the preconstruction phase of project.
  • Lead, develop and manage preconstruction staff, including completing performance evaluations.
  • Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Develop and monitor the preconstruction budget for the project, with a focus on preconstruction recoveries, and provide financial updates monthly or as frequently as necessary.
  • Conduct preconstruction Operation Review Meetings (ORMs).
  • Participate in meetings with the owner, architect, and engineer including being available to review all aspects of the project and its budget and provide advice and counsel as needed.
  • Ensure that appropriate Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes are established and maintained for the project.
  • Review all drawings and specifications and bring any issues to the attention of the architect.
  • In collaboration with Operations, look for opportunities to drive improvement within the process by using Lean, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and any other process enhancements.
  • May have overall responsibility for Purchasing, Estimating and/or Logistics.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least two years of formal engineering or architectural training, and at least 12 years of building construction experience required
  • Experience with a variety of building construction types is desirable.
  • Knowledge of accounting, estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques, various construction methods and installation procedures
  • Strong MS Office and computer skills, able to use scheduling software
  • Ability to implement leading-edge technologies such as Building Information Models (BIM)
  • Demonstrated ability to thoroughly understand drawings and specifications, general contract and subcontract documents, materials, means and methods.
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.

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