Saunders Construction, Inc. Preconstruction Manager with Saunders Heath in Fort Collins, Colorado
Saunders Heath is offering an immediate opportunity for an experienced Preconstruction Manager with strong technical and leadership skills. An extremely competitive compensation package will be provided with this position, including excellent insurance and wages commensurate with experience.
Thanks to Saunders Heath’s success in this region and its recent purchase by Denver-based Saunders Construction, we’re growing quickly. If you believe you are a top-quality candidate for this position, we want to hear from you.
Develop and maintain strong relations with owners, developers, owner representatives, designers, subcontractors and vendors
Assist with the RFP and RFQ response processes
Solicit pricing proposals from subcontractors and vendors
Solicit conceptual proposals from subcontractors and vendors with minimal project information
Prepare detailed estimates for negotiated and bid projects
Prepare conceptual proposals with minimal project information
Provide preconstruction services for design build/assist projects including: estimating of design milestones, value engineering, constructability, schedule review, managing design/build subcontractors, maintaining and identifying long lead items
Prepare estimates for all stages of design from conceptual through final construction documents (design/build, guaranteed maximum price and hard bid diversity) with input, assistance and review from project management and field staff
Responsible for project hand-off to project management, field staff and accounting
Assist project managers with project buyout
Mentor assistant preconstruction manager on all aspects of the preconstruction process
Assist with developing and maintaining estimating software
Manage the input of all costs during the bid analysis process
Organize team so each supporting individual involved knows responsibilities and deadlines
Manage preconstruction support personnel (i.e. preconstruction coordinator, assistant preconstruction manager) when assigned to your project
Demonstrate strong presentation and sales skills while assisting and serving on RFP/interview teams
Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications, & Experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred in construction management, engineering or a combination of related field/work experience
Must possess 5-10 years of extensive preconstruction/estimating and ability to estimate various types of projects/contracts
Strong relationships with Northern Colorado subcontractors
Extensive knowledge of commercial, medical, multi-family, design/build, and design/assist construction projects
Ability to act as primary lead on projects with minimal oversight
Strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
Analytical skills and mathematical aptitude
Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
Demonstrate ability for accuracy and thoroughness
Strong leadership, organizational and time management skills
Team oriented with ability to collaborate with other project team members
Proficiency with On-Screen Takeoff and Sage Timberline Estimating
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project
Proficiency with Bluebeam
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position:
Spends approximately 70% of the time sitting, and 30% of the time either standing or walking while on the job.
Occasionally* lifts up to 15 lbs, when moving project binders, office supplies or files, and may stoop, kneel, crouch, and balance while performing these same functions.
Occasionally required to climb, crawl, stoop and negotiate ladders, stairs or other routes at and within project sites in order to fulfill duties.
Constantly uses verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as E-Mail, telephone and radio.
Constantly employs eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery such as computer keyboard.
Constantly utilizes full scope of visual capacity to travel to project sites and observe/verify project progress in addition to operating automated office equipment.
Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
Activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
Activity exists less the 1/3 of the time.
What Benefits Can Saunders Heath Offer Me?
Employer Paid Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Section 125 Plan
401k Plan / Safe Harbor plan
Paid Time Off
Employer Paid Term Life Insurance
Employer Paid Short Term Disability
Employer Paid Long Term Disability
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