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Pre Construction Manager/Senior Estimator

Company: DPR Construction
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Pre Construction Manager/Senior Estimator page is loaded Pre Construction Manager/Senior Estimator Apply locations Redwood City, CA San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 13 Days Ago job requisition id JR-07774 Job Description DPR Construction is seeking a Preconstruction Manager/Senior Estimator with at least 8 years of commercial construction experience. Estimators will work primarily on negotiated commercial projects within our core markets: healthcare, advanced technology, higher education, life sciences and corporate office . In this role, you will work closely with architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors and are required to have the following skills:

  • Handling the project from first estimate all the way through subcontracts being formalized.
  • Ability to look beyond the information that has been given, to ask the right questions and work to provide a complete project cost evaluation.
  • Must be a collaborative and passionate advocate for our customers, empowering and informing them throughout the project.
  • Must be aggressive in providing innovative solutions to complex issues as they arise related to cost, lead-times, trade partners, and/or specified products or materials.
  • Ability to make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work.
  • Must have experience preparing detailed conceptual cost estimates and conceptual cost studies from schematic or feasibility-level documentation.
  • Ability to prepare detailed estimates and, as the design evolves, develop variance summaries between estimates and value engineering studies throughout.
  • Ability to assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost.
  • Must be able to collaborate with project team to establish the necessary
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect construction cost.
  • Ability to prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages.
  • Must have experience with the bidding process: soliciting bids, communicating with the bidders, evaluating subcontractor proposals, using bid tally sheets, etc.
  • Make subcontractor award recommendations to customer/owner and the negotiation and finalization of subcontracts with trade partners.
  • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner.
  • Must have experience being a member of the team involved in request for proposal responses (RFP's) and the formal presentation for a project.
  • Ability to engage and develop business with new and existing customers.
  • Ability to lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate value engineering sessions with the project team and design team.
  • Is a key participant with leadership experience involved in request for proposal responses (RFP's) and the formal presentation for a project.
  • Must be familiar with reviewing construction contracts and can identify key insurance and damages clauses.
  • Can lead, manage and motivate project teams during the preconstruction phase of a project. Qualifications: We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:
    • Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills.
    • Creative and innovative approaches and solutions on a project-by-project basis.
    • Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues.
    • Effective participation in team environment, with both external and internal teammates.
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, estimating software (WinEst, Timberline or similar), take-off software (On-Screen Takeoff or similar), BIM tools (Revit, Assemble, etc.), project management software (CMiC or similar), and scheduling software (Primavera or similar).
    • 8+ years of experience as a commercial construction estimator preferably within DPR's core markets.
    • Bachelor's degree a plus but not required.
    • A strong work ethic and a "can-do" attitude.
    • This job is salaried. #LI-J02 DPR has been nationally recognized for its strong company culture, based on a well-defined purpose "We Exist to Build Great Things," and four core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness and ever forward. A flat, title-less organization that empowers people at all levels to make decisions, DPR ranked on FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for five consecutive years. For more information, visit . About Us DPR Construction is a forward-thinking global general contractor and construction manager, specializing in technically complex and sustainable projects for the advanced technology/mission critical, life sciences, healthcare, higher education and commercial markets. Founded in 1990, DPR is a privately held, employee-owned company that has grown to a multi-billion-dollar organization with offices around the world, making it one of the largest general contractors in the United States and a great story of entrepreneurial success. DPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. DPR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at DPR are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, -national or ethnic -origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical or mental disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership -status, past or present military service, medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. DPR will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Read more in our EEOE Policy here I f you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application or are in the application process, please contact:
      • In the US, contact Human Resources at 650-474-1450
      • In Europe, contact To view information on DPR Constructions Privacy Policy, click here

Keywords: DPR Construction, Redwood City , Pre Construction Manager/Senior Estimator, Executive , Redwood City, California

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