Preconstruction Manager
Fond du lac, WI  / Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 8 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Responsible for overseeing conceptual and negotiated projects throughout preconstruction phase. Provide leadership and project guidance as it relates to conceptual estimating, pricing, value engineering, scheduling, and profitability of projects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Guidance and oversight of preconstruction activities:
  • Integrated project team and project goal development
  • Conceptual budget/estimating, scope and schedule
  • Organize, identify, and track tasks related to preconstruction
  • Project Logistics Planning Authorities having jurisdiction
  • Procurement and bid packages
  • Participate in business development activities
  • Help build new business and strategic partnerships and maintain and expand customer relationships.
  • Develop and qualify new business projects through client visits, presentations, interviews and negotiations.
  • Responsible for estimating and budgeting of conceptual and negotiated projects.
  • Conduct preconstruction due diligence and working closely with owners and architects.
  • Evaluate materials and phases of projects for cost saving alternative approaches through value engineering and cost analysis.
  • Attend and participate in project planning and coordination meetings.
  • Participate in general oversight, mentoring and training project managers and project assistants on preconstruction activities. 
  • Guide the execution of multiple projects through preconstruction activities and phases.
  • Collaborate with leadership, owners and architects throughout preconstruction phase of the projects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field.
  • 3 – 7 years of progressively responsible related job experience in the construction industry.
  • In-depth understanding of pre-development/pre-construction, conceptual estimating, budgeting, cost analysis, value engineering, cost control, and scheduling.
  • Experience in working with municipal departments for rezoning, and development and building permit applications.
  • Ability to forge new business relationships and bring in new business opportunities.
  • Financial skills and the ability to evaluate estimating and pricing strategies.
  • Ability to travel to project work sites, valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lead and manage preconstruction meetings
  • Ability to clearly and actively communicate with project internal and external team
  • Basic knowledge of VDC functions and work flows

C.D. Smith is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics will not be tolerated.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
C.D. Smith provides medical, dental and vision insurance to you and your family at no cost!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 10 years
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