Real Estate, Construction

Pre-Construction Manager/Estimator

$120,000 - $140,000
New York
Full Time

Our client is seeking a Preconstruction Manager to join their high-performing team. The Preconstruction Manager will produce cost estimates and budgets for projects at a variety of stages. This individual may also be responsible to produce value engineering exercises during preconstruction or during the production of change orders and budgets for projects already in construction.


    • Manage and develop strong relationships with subcontractors and vendors.
    • Ensure the timely collection of supporting subcontractor bids, in addition to the timely production of estimates, budgets.
    • Prepare conceptual budgets and take-offs.
    • Drawing reviews and logistics planning
    • Early Buyout leveling sheets
    • Perform Value Engineering exercises and analyses.
    • Manage subcontractor prequalification summaries and proprietary subcontractor and unit pricing databases.
    • Maintain project comparisons and bid lists.
    • Regular site visits


    • Thorough understanding of all common building systems and materials
    • Complete proficiency in reading and understanding all types of drawings (or a strong technical background indicating that the achievement of this proficiency is forthcoming)
    • Complete familiarity with estimating concepts
    • Clear written and verbal communication skills
    • Intermediate proficiency in Excel
    • Minimum Beginner s proficiency in AutoCAD
    • Minimum Beginner-level proficiency with Revit and BIM platforms
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Project, P6, or similar
    • Strong Quantity Take-off ability
    • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize work assignments

Education And Experience

  • Bachelor s Degree in a related field desired
  • 5 Years minimum in construction management or a related field