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Senior Preconstruction Estimator — Construction
Nashville, TN

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$145,000 - $165,000 / yr


 
Are you looking to flex your (Precon) muscles and lead an estimating department for a growing company? Want to help create processes & policy that set-the-stage for Precon-Perfection within a dynamic company that is looking for Team-Leaders and Great people overall? If you like commercial construction, competitive bid, lump sum, conceptual design/bid,etc- and want to take your career to the next stage– then this MAY be for you!
 
This Preconstruction Manager will lead-the-charge on finding new project opportunities and landing those preconstruction presentations to assure a healthy pipeline of exciting future work for this commercial General Contractor. The Preconstruction Manager will lead all precon estimate activities and hire, train, delegate and coach all department actions to best assist the leadership & project management team be successful in all upcoming projects. 
 
Company Description:
 
Our Client is a Regional general contractor with a Local/Nashville office that provides construction services in various spaces, including commercial, civil, industrial, pre-fabrication, historic, healthcare, hospitality, design-build, self-perform, multi-family, urban mixed-use, and arts and culture. Company culture is dynamic and they consider themselves  “rogue” with how they approach business & people. The two are intertwined and they realize you can’t build strong relationships & build amazing structures ( without dynamic people behind every action). 
 
 
Desired Traits:
 
 
 
• Decisive Thinker
• Driven Personality
• Organized and Strategic
• Interpersonal Skills  
• Communication Expert
• Tech savvy  
 
Overview:
 
• Summary Description:    The Senior Estimator leads and participates in the preparation of estimates for construction projects
• Perform constructability analysis through the identification of design and constructability issues
• Compile bid packages for complicated scopes that accurately convey desired bid scope and requirements to trades
• Develop value analysis’ by defining alternatives to the proposed scope that are more cost efficient
• Prepare detailed estimate of entire scope of assigned trades, building system, and/or overall project cost
• Analyze existing site conditions and all contract documents to determine any required scope that is not indicated
• Obtain and evaluate subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work
• Determine if scope is covered and manage risk of scope gaps
• Create cost efficiencies through ongoing estimating process improvement
 
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Preparation of complete quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope.
• Perform constructability analysis through the identification of design and constructability issues.
• Compile bid packages for complicated scopes that accurately convey desired bid scope and requirements to trades.
• Develop value analysis’ by defining alternatives to the proposed scope that are more cost efficient.
• Prepare detailed estimate of entire scope of assigned trades, building system, and/or overall project cost.
• Analyze existing site conditions and all contract documents to determine any required scope that is not indicated.
• Obtain and evaluate subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work.
• Determine if scope is covered and manage risk of scope gaps.
• Create cost efficiencies through ongoing estimating process improvement.
 
Core Competencies:
 
• Exemplify the Company core values: Whatever-It-Takes Mentality( Sweep Floors, Build Relationships, Community Involvement,  etc.) all with Absolute Integrity.
• Makes effective, timely decisions consistently, based on data, intuition, experience, and judgement.
• Takes a methodical approach to planning daily activities.
•  Establishes cooperative, collaborative, trusting relationships with co-workers and business contacts.
• Communicates with co-workers and business contacts effectively through written, verbal, and non-verbal communication as well as excellent listening.
• The ability to adapt quickly to rapidly changing technology is key.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business, or related field.
• 6 + years of commercial construction experience.
• Proficiency with software, including MS Office Suite, project management software, bid management software, and scheduling software (P6 or similar).
• Ability to implement new technologies to benefit the projects.  


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