Preconstruction Director – Industrial

McCarthy Building Companies     Construction     General Contracting     MO-St. Louis     June 18, 2020

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McCarthy is a national construction company known for operational excellence and maximizing client outcomes with lasting results and superior value.

Position Overview

Position at McCarthy

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate Preconstruction teams during D/B and hard bid pursuits and/or preconstruction efforts
  • Lead internal McCarthy estimate reviews and bid process team meetings
  • Responsible for cost analysis and estimate coordination, as well as development and review of trade takeoffs and internal pricing
  • Develop subcontractor bidding strategy, coordinate all bidding and oversee subcontractor solicitation and bid evaluation during bidding process
  • Coordinate bid efforts, processing RFI’s, and interfacing between bidding community
  • Prepare and review self-perform estimates
  • Review project documents to understand risk elements and addresses such for evaluation
  • Review project documents for cost-effectiveness and suggest value alternatives where applicable
  • Participate in constructability and quality reviews
  • Review construction schedule and assist in preparing General Conditions
  • Manage and define risks for the executive team
  • Coordinate and finalize RFP clarifications and assumptions
  • Perform productivity analysis of cost estimates, prepare contingency, escalation, and reconciliations for estimates
  • Perform comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects
  • Prepare management presentations and develop an estimate basis
  • Presents deliverables to the owner in a complete and organized manner, per the approved guidelines of McCarthy and the requirements of the owner RFP
  • Build relationships with subcontractors, vendors and internal clients to maintain a good reputation for McCarthy and gain competitive advantage for future projects
  • Provides support to Business Development team as necessary to build and maintain relationships with existing client base
  • Attends industry events and represents McCarthy to the industry in a professional capacity
  • Builds and maintains relationships with internal McCarthy Partners

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering, and/or 7+ years equivalent experience required
  • In-depth knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Proven experience managing large-scale preconstruction efforts with emphasis on industrial and process projects
  • Proven experience with self-perform disciplines; civil, structural, mechanical
  • Experience dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and/or vendors
  • Experience leading successful team ventures, including development of employees and maintaining relationships with internal and external partners
  • Able to manage multiple estimating teams/efforts concurrently
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Excellent follow-up and open issues resolution
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with McCarthy core values while maintaining a “value added” approach to estimating
  • Maintains a “value added” approach to preconstruction
  • Ability to communicate with, present to, build trust in and influence others internally and externally
  • Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and software programs

McCarthy is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. St. Louis, Missouri Construction-General Contracting

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