Dallas, Texas

Senior Estimator and Preconstruction Professional in Dallas, Texas

Website Blackwood partners llc

We have a long-standing client, a Dallas, Texas-based Contractor with a diverse portfolio spanning the Texas and National markets for almost 20 years. They are seeking a ‘doer-leader’ Senior Estimator and Preconstruction Professional who will grow their own team while concurrently advancing as a leader in the organization.

**NOTE:  This company and role offers impressive opportunities in:

  • Leadership Advancement
  • Growing and cultivating an unparalleled Team of estimating & preconstruction professionals
  • Driving initiative and direct organizational impact with other leaders
  • Cultivating long-term negotiated client relationships
  • Financial / Compensatory Upside

Position Details: Senior Estimator and Preconstruction Professional in DFW, TX

  • Open to multiple market experience

About this Company:

  • Excels in several markets and expanding footprint, including:
    • Commercial / Commercial Office
    • Healthcare / MOBs, including multi-story and more
    • Restaurant/Retail
    • **This company is open to expanded market positions including additional market expertise that the right person in this role brings to the table**
  • Understands that scalable growth is directly related to the quality of their employees.
  • Is a General Contractor & Construction Management Firm
  • Possesses the strengths of a large organization, yet remains accessible, agile, and delivers exceptional service.
  • Seeks an impactful “doer-leader” and right candidate for advancement into leadership.

Essential Functions of a Preconstruction Manager:

  • Oversee project estimate preparation, ensuring completeness and accuracy of subcontractor bids.
  • Manage multiple bid projects, providing superintendent oversight for timely and quality completion.
  • Act as a precon manager, liaising between Owner, Architect, Consultants, and Construction team for compliance with GMAX, Cost Plus, or Stipulated Sum bid proposals.
  • Collaborate with assistant project managers, project coordinators, and project engineers to ensure bidding and project files’ accuracy.
  • Lead the team to achieve successful and profitable project awards.
  • Establish and maintain excellent client relationships and effective working relationships with project stakeholders.
  • Review plans and architectural drawings, preparing quantity take-offs for assigned projects.
  • For negotiated work, conduct a comprehensive review of plans, identify omissions, and ensure accurate accounting in the estimate package.
  • Solicit subcontractor bids, obtaining 3-5 bids for each trade and supplier group, and analyze bids for conformance.
  • Follow approved estimating practices consistent with company guidelines.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends and changes in construction codes to ensure complete bids.
  • Utilize software programs for estimating and track estimates, attending client meetings as requested.
  • Provide additional services as directed, including change order pricing and site visits.
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements, computing cost factors and preparing estimates.
  • Conduct special studies for standard hour and cost data and cost reductions.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, and other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates.
  • Interface with internal teams for support and commitment to cost estimates.
  • Organize and manage a centralized cost estimating database, ensuring historical data utilization.
  • Analyze completed projects for cost comparisons, providing improvement recommendations to reduce discrepancies.

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