Director of Preconstruction

Atlanta, GA

Function: Engineering Job Number: JN -062018-6577

Are you seeking a company where you can spread your wings and become the best version of yourself? Do you have a lot of great ideas but feel as if your voice is not being heard? If so, this could be the opportunity for you.



Our client is going through a tremendous amount of growth. They have gone from 400 employees up to 1300 in the last 24 months. They are an industry leading multifamily investment and management firm with a goal is to become the largest privately held company in the multi-family industry by 2020




Recently they have been recognized as a National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Top 50 Company in and ranked in the Top 10 of Atlanta' s " Top 50 Workplaces" in 2018.





As a Director of Pre-Construction, you handle the day-to-day on specific projects related to new and commercial construction and act as a key leader in the entire work acquisition process including management, coordination, and delivery of the pre-construction phases of the project and extensive client contact. Here are the crucial duties:




Lead internal estimate review and bid process

Oversee the establishment and maintenance of budget control during the pre-construction phase of the project

Assure that the estimates, including general conditions, are accurate, complete, and reflective of the actual requirements of the project

Create variance reports that allow for clearly identifying of changes made to the estimate

Provide monthly cost analysis for all active pre-construction assignments and manage the pre-construction department budgets

Work with the VP of Pre-Construction to develop the division strategy, vision, and business plan

Assist project team in design decisions and solution development

Organize and lead the transition meeting between the project operations team and the pre-construction team; coordinate the follow-up meetings

Plan and lead the pre-construction strategy meeting to discuss topics such as the approach to a project or an estimate




Do you want to make a huge impact? Here is how:




Construction managers could not be happier because all of their projects are completed within budget, thanks to your solid estimating skills and your ability to set them on the right course from the start.

Your highly accurate predictions are translated so clearly that builders know exactly how to execute their projects, meeting your projections without a hitch.

Cost reports are easily followed all because of your flawless execution in their setup!




Ideal Experience:

Solid experience of 3-5 years in construction with demonstrated knowledge of construction practices and various stages of estimates, including bid scope analysis

High school diploma or equivalent required; 4-year college degree in construction management or related field preferred

Detailed knowledge of purchasing activities, processes, and scheduling

Ability to interpret construction documents

Excellent written and verbal skills; high level of math skills and attention to detail

Skilled with databases, especially in construction management and estimation software

BIM experience is preferred




Compensation & Benefits:



  • $120, 000-$160, 000 base salary DOE plus bonus (20%-25%)
  • Full Benefits
  • 401K program with company match
  • Cell Phone & Laptop provided
  • Opportunities for advancement based on performance



Please apply today for immediate consideration!

Travis Minor

Executive Recruiter helping companies hire top talent all over the United States since 2005. Avid sports fan and amateur golfer. Born and raised in Northern California. - "Ninety percent of the game is half mental" - Yogi Berra

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