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Preconstruction Lead

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Our client is looking to fill a Preconstruction Lead Position. The ideal candidate would:

  • Thoroughly assess project Request for Proposal (RFP) documents to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Coordinate internal distribution of RFP documents efficiently.
  • Compile Project Information documents, consolidating crucial solicitation details.
  • Assign scope of work to project estimators and manage the process effectively.
  • Handle the question and answer process with project owners.
  • Coordinate or attend pre-bid site visits as necessary.
  • Lead the management and coordination of preliminary design information in collaboration with subcontract Design Partners for Design-Build solicitations.
  • Conduct and lead meetings effectively.
  • Liaise with corporate departments to secure current insurance, bond, and tax information.
  • Request and coordinate the receipt and execution of bid bonds/guarantees.
  • Collaborate with Estimators to evaluate and analyze subcontractor/vendor proposals for accuracy in scope.
  • Prepare or review vendor/subcontractor lists, solicitation formats, and bid analyses.
  • Assist in developing subcontractor call lists/logs, ensuring compliance with Small Business requirements.
  • Review or obtain pricing of General Requirements and major project scopes as needed.
  • Aid the Scheduler in developing the overall project schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with RFP Requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Prepare price proposal documents for Management review and approval.
  • Facilitate the turnover of awarded projects to the Operations Team, including procurement assistance.
  • Develop Cost Code, Schedule of Values, and Budget Breakdowns for awarded projects.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse team members to achieve common objectives.
  • Proficiency in understanding construction documents and identifying potential construction issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel and Word).
  • Familiarity with On-Screen take-off software or similar tools.
  • Experience with estimating software, particularly Sage Estimating (Timberline), is advantageous.

Experience Preferred:

  • Minimum of 10 years of construction industry experience with a focus on estimating.
  • Demonstrated commitment to previous employers, with a minimum tenure of three (3) years.
  • Experience leading project estimates/proposals.
  • Knowledge of fixed price, design-build, and/or self-perform estimating is desirable.
  • Experience in government project estimating is beneficial.
  • Experience in training/mentoring junior staff is a plus
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Jose Gavidia Recruiting Manager