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Turner Construction Company Preconstruction Manager - Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 7775Division:Philadelphia MainProject Location(s):Philadelphia, PA 19130 USAMinimum Years Experience:Travel Involved:Job Type:RegularJob Classification:ExperiencedEducation:Job Family:ConstructionCompensation:Salaried ExemptThe Preconstruction Manager manages the business unit estimating department and is responsible for all estimating functions during preconstruction phase.Essential Duties and Responsibilities*:Manage the Estimating Department and allocate appropriate resources.Manage and be accountable for the reimbursement of Estimating staff and costs as they pertain to GandA.Lead, train and develop the Senior Estimators, Lead Estimators, Estimators, Assistant Estimators, including completing performance evaluations.Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the work product of the Estimating Department.Oversee and manage the process of reviewing drawings, specifications and all other construction documents. Make Senior Management aware of design-related problems, completeness of documents and other potential risks.Overall responsibility of developing lump sum bids for management approval.Develop and maintain relationships with clients and architects. Provide market research information for upcoming work.Coordinate/review the development of the General Conditions/Requirements estimate and review with Senior Management.Maintain local and national historical data and develop cost trends.Manage and oversee the value engineering process during preconstruction.Collaborate with Business Development in the preparation of proposals and participation in presentations.Collaborate with Procurement in developing and evaluating procurement schedules and resources and analyzing subcontractor proposals.May be called upon to perform the duties of a project based Preconstruction Manager.Participate and contribute to the Launch Matrix for each milestone.Participate and contribute to Constructability Reviews for milestone estimates per the Launch Matrix.Coordinate with Operations Lead to support preparation, scheduling, evaluating, executing and managing the Launch Matrix and Launch Matrix meetings for each estimate milestone.Coordinate with Lean Manager to develop and execute Pull Plans for design, estimate and GMP schedules.Provide input to constructability reviews and coordinate with the Operations Lead to ensure the constructability reviews are completed in a timely manner and incorporated into the milestone estimates, to the extent required by contract.Prepare comparison analysis to previous estimate and develop a clear and concise message to explain the variances for each of the project stakeholders.Generate, coordinate and manage Budget Control Reports between each milestone estimate to manage cost events and value engineering opportunities. Provide variance reports for each milestone estimate to communicate scope development.Lead or support establishing the Target Value Design process as appropriate for select projects.Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, building construction or similar and a minimum 8 years of estimating experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Additional experience in project engineering, field supervision or purchasing required. Knowledge of building construction, materials, systems, market conditions and trade practices. Conceptual ability to work with minimum information and quickly develop an understanding of the Owner/Architect requirements. Should demonstrate imaginative, innovative and succinct approach to a project. Excellent leadership, verbal and written skills required. Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite programs and Turner's estimating software. Complete knowledge of the estimating documents and the ability to provide accurate qualitative and quantitative analysis of the documents. Must be able to multitask and meet established deadlines.Physical Demands: Performan