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Preconstruction Project Manager

Department: Construction
Location: Indianapolis, IN


JOB TITLE:  Preconstruction Manager


REPORTS TO:  Preconstruction Director


JOB SUMMARY: The preconstruction manager will work on specific projects from conceptual estimates through start of construction.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily if not above expectations. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This list is not all inclusive of the role’s potential requirements.


Conceptual Estimating

  1. Provide conceptual budget estimates for potential projects to TWG Development and 3rd party clients.
  2. Clearly identify assumptions to owner.
  3. Provide value engineering options to owner, when necessary, to reduce project costs.
  4. Create preliminary project schedule to establish total durations.
  5. Obtain subcontractor pricing for unique project aspects.


Design Management

  1. Travel to future jobsites to gather information on existing site conditions as well as to identify and foster relationships with potential subcontractors
  1. Ensure TWG design standards are incorporated into drawings.
  2. Review drawings to ensure adequate information provided to receive full and complete subcontractor bids and RFI’s are minimized.
  3. Identify scope creep compared to initial budget assumptions and provide associated cost impacts.
  4. Clearly track all design changes and associated cost impacts, and tie back to initial budget
  5. Confirm project commitments are being incorporated in to drawings.


Project Bid Out

  1. Create subcontractor database / bid list for projects in new geographical locations.
  2. Break down project into defined scopes / subcontractor bid packages.
  3. Field all subcontractor questions and provide direction where necessary.
  4. Maintain relationships with subcontractors.
  5. Record and evaluate ongoing construction unit cost rates for comparison and future budgets.
  6. Evaluate ability and risk potential of new subcontractors.


Project Turn Over

  1. Provide construction project manager and superintendent with clearly delineated and written scopes of work & associated low subcontractor bids.
  2. Provide detailed budget inclusive of general conditions.
  3. Identify any potential change orders or undefinable scopes of work and establish appropriate allowances.

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