Preconstruction Manager – Residential General Contractor

Brooklyn, NY (On-site)
Full Time

Our client is a leader in the NYC Residential market with over 40 years of proven success delivering high quality Mixed Use, Affordable, and Market Rate projects across the 5 boroughs.The Preconstruction Manager will be responsible for producing budgets and cost estimates for different projects in varying stages. This individual will also be responsible for value engineering aspects of the project during preconstruction phase as well as during the production of change orders for projects already under construction. Additional responsibilities include:Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the timely collection of supporting subcontractor bids, in addition to the timely production of estimates, budgets. Prepare conceptual budgets and take-offs.
  • Manage and develop strong relationships with subcontractors and vendors.
  • 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


  • Complete understanding of Estimating / Preconstruction principles
  • Thorough understanding of all common building systems and materials
  • Ability to read and understand all types of drawings (or a strong technical background indicating that the achievement of this proficiency is forthcoming)
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel
  • 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
  • 4+ years of Construction Management or General Contracting experience, residential project experience a plus
  • Salary range: $90,000 – $140,000