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Posted: Jun 25th 2024

Job Role:

Preconstruction Manager

Sector: Multifamily Construction




$130,000 per annum + benefits


Reno, NV



The Role

The Pre-Construction Manager reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Pre-Construction and is responsible for takeoffs, budgeting and estimating. This role requires analysis of historical data and the ability to forecast increases and market trends based on current industry information.


  • Project Planning
    • Perform take offs of conceptual projects and pre-construction plans.
    • Evaluate conceptual plans and create initial project budgets.
    • Compare initial project budgets to active and historic project budgets.
    • Update initial project budgets as plans are developed and revised.
    • Check Subcontractors’ bids and estimates as needed to ensure accuracy.
    • Visit job sites and proposed sites as required to perform estimates and gather cost data.
    • Conduct cost feasibility studies on different building types, materials, etc.
    • Research new building systems and materials for future projects.
    • Develop new vendors, suppliers, subcontractor relationships.
    • Provide consolidated construction cost and unit turn projections for all planned projects.
  • Cost Control
    • Plan, organize, and control construction estimating activities.
    • Provide estimates as necessary for the Project Manager to buy-out and negotiate all subcontracts and purchase orders.
    • Evaluate plan revisions, field changes, and proposed change orders and report the impact on the overall construction budget to the Project Manager.
    • Prepare project budget comparison reports.
    • Perform market research and cost analyses as needed.
    • Check Subcontractors’ bids and estimates as needed to ensure accuracy.
    • Perform project specific take off estimates as requested.
    • Prepare reports and analysis pertinent to estimating activities as requested.
  • Project Administration
    • Prepare, coordinate, review, and distribute estimates in accordance with policies and procedures.
    • Maintain all estimating documents and records.
    • Document Architectural, Structural, and Consultant reviews of plans, including peer reviews.
    • Review plans and document code, cost, constructability, etc. concerns.

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  • On Screen Takeoff
  • MS Office & MS Project software with expertise in Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Experience with Procore, Textura, Docusign, and is beneficial
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and lead all team efforts.
  • 4-year college degree is required. A Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Building Science or Engineering is preferred.
  • Three to Four years previous work experience as an Assistant Pre-Construction Manager with a multifamily or commercial building construction contractor. Background in applicable estimating software is recommended.


  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k
  • 20% Bonus
  • + More !!!
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