Preconstruction Manager (Construction)

Preconstruction Opportunity with an Award Winning Design-Build General Contractor

  • Gurnee, IL
  • $90,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Collin Walsh
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A bit about us:

My client is a Midwest, commercial GC and construction management company with $200M+ in annual revenue and founded in the 1960's. We are a small to mid-sized team specializing in a variety of markets including commercial, health-care, higher-education, mixed-use, light industrial, and federal contracts. Leadership has been agile over the years exploring different avenues for profit, making the company able to stay in business through economic changes, becoming one of the most recognizable names in the Chicagoland area.

Why join us?

Along with the ability to work on award winning projects we proudly offer:

Competitive Base Salary
Flexible Work Schedules
Accelerated Career Growth


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Job Details

This role is focused on customer service and will be responsible for all aspects of pre-construction and estimating by working with insightful and proactive performance in mind as it relates to the success of the project for our customers, internal teammates, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and stakeholders. Responsibilities include:

Preparing conceptual budget estimates for projects from schematic design through construction document phases.
Evaluating and compiling all budgets and bids including conceptual estimating, hard-bids, and negotiated bids.
Source and build relationships with clients and subcontractors
Communicate and present proposals to customers, architects, engineers, etc.
Provide take-off reviews and estimates from construction drawings
Solicit and review bids from the subcontractor market
Assist with subcontractor selection, buyout meetings and subcontracts when needed.
Candidate must be able to manage multiple projects at one time.
Visit construction sites to obtain necessary client requirement information
Evaluate proposals, specifications, blueprints, and construction documents to understand the project as a whole
Work closely with the construction project manager to oversee and coordinate the bid process for vendors and subcontractors
Estimate time, labor, construction materials, and product costs to determine overall cost for construction projects
Produce written proposals, cost estimates, budgets, and updates for clients and project managers
Provide accurate and clear quantity takeoff information to provide a detailed list of materials and assess the total construction costs
Follow up with clients on submitted proposal and budgets
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Gurnee, IL
Job Type
$90,000 - $150,000