Reporting to the Director of Construction Management, and working closely with in-house project managers and outside consultants, the Pre-Construction Manager/Estimator will focus on a wide range of concurrent construction projects with aggressive schedules and delivery dates. The Pre-Construction Manager/Estimator will also work cooperatively with clients, support personnel and University officials at all levels. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Relevant Bachelor's degree required (Engineering, Architecture, Business/Management or related field), and a minimum of five years of experience in construction and management; experience in conceptual estimating, quantity take off and budget development; experience developing and implementing value engineering solutions to reduce project costs while maintaining a high level of constructability and design quality; experience coordinating with architects, structural engineers, civil engineers and MEP engineers to determine cost effective solutions during the design process; extensive experience in construction cost estimating, bidding and construction coordinating are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Exceptional problem solving, organizational, and time management skills with high level of attention to detail.
*Demonstrated ability to perform detailed quantity take-offs and to organize the quantities with unit pricing in production of an estimate.
*Demonstrated ability to coordinate the scope of work of multiple trades to ensure accuracy in the final estimate.
*Demonstrated ability to identify potential cost saving opportunities during the early design phase.
*Must be adept at making effective presentations to groups with disparate levels of technical knowledge of design and construction.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* An advanced degree.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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