Preconstruction Director

Burien Permanent USD160,000 - USD180,000
  • Exciting project pipeline with reputable Commercial and Multifamily projects
  • Voted one of the best owner-builder's in PNW

About Our Client

Our client is one of the fastest growing and largest privately-owned companies in PNW. We are a leader in commercial construction with headquarters in Seattle, WA and offices across the state. We pride ourselves in our reputation within the PNW market. Every member of the team has been integral to my client's success, helping build a reputation based on integrity, expertise and a solid financial foundation.

Job Description

  • Participate in interviews and interview preparation for negotiated bids, acting as "Bid Captain" on pursuits and leading estimate/bid process team meetings
  • Build and maintain relationships with owners, subcontractors, vendors, internal clients and other key stakeholders, representing my client on the jobsite, in the community and at industry events
  • Track and manage project budget
  • Prepare qualifications for project that align with contractual obligations, ensuring requirements are adhered to throughout the course of project and submitting contract documents for legal review
  • Implement and oversee preconstruction and construction schedule
  • Assist in training and development of project staff, and manage risk by implementing all applicable safety and EEO/Affirmative Action programs
  • Manage and maintain all documentation/deliverables, presenting them to project owner in organized manner
  • Represent my client at design and coordination meetings, providing any alternative solutions and assisting in design decisions
  • Participate in the prequalification process, in preparing responses to RFPs and RFQs, in managing the buyout log and chart of accounts

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering, and/or 5-10 years of applicable estimating, design management and/or field management experience

  • In-depth knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Proven experience managing preconstruction for a wide range of relevant projects
  • Experience dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work
  • Experience leading successful team ventures, including the development of employees and maintaining relationships with external entities and subcontractor community
  • Self-starter, highly motivated
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build trust and influence a wide variety of audiences
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with my cleint's core values while maintaining a "value added" approach to preconstruction

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary; client wants the right candidate and will work them to agree upon a reasonable salary
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
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