Turner Construction Company Preconstruction Manager – Business Unit (BU) in Des Moines, Iowa
Position Description: Manages business unit (BU) estimating department and is responsible for all estimating functions during preconstruction phase.
Reports To: General Manager or Regional Preconstruction Manager
Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
Manage the Estimating Department and allocate appropriate resources.
Manage and be accountable for the reimbursement of Estimating staff and costs as they pertain to G&A.
Lead, train and develop the Senior Estimators, Lead Estimators, Estimators, Assistant Estimators, including completing performance evaluations.
Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the work product of the Estimating Department.
Oversee and manage the process of reviewing drawings, specifications and all other construction documents. Make Senior Management aware of design-related problems, completeness of documents and other potential risks.
Overall responsibility of developing lump sum bids for management approval.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients and architects. Provide market research information for upcoming work.
Coordinate/review the development of the General Conditions/Requirements estimate and review with Senior Management.
Maintain local and national historical data and develop cost trends.
Manage and oversee the value engineering process during preconstruction.
Collaborate with Business Development in the preparation of proposals and participation in presentations.
Collaborate with Procurement in developing and evaluating procurement schedules and resources and analyzing subcontractor proposals.
May be called upon to perform the duties of a project based Preconstruction Manager.
Participate and contribute to the Launch Matrix for each milestone.
Participate and contribute to Constructability Reviews for milestone estimates per the Launch Matrix.
Coordinate with Operations Lead to support preparation, scheduling, evaluating, executing and managing the Launch Matrix and Launch Matrix meetings for each estimate milestone.
Coordinate with Lean Manager to develop and execute Pull Plans for design, estimate and GMP schedules.
Provide input to constructability reviews and coordinate with the Operations Lead to ensure the constructability reviews are completed in a timely manner and incorporated into the milestone estimates, to the extent required by contract.
Prepare comparison analysis to previous estimate and develop a clear and concise message to explain the variances for each of the project stakeholders.
Generate, coordinate and manage Budget Control Reports between each milestone estimate to manage cost events and value engineering opportunities. Provide variance reports for each milestone estimate to communicate scope development.
Lead or support establishing the Target Value Design process as appropriate for select projects.