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Preconstruction Manager

Des Moines, IA
This opportunity is with a leading general contractor of data center construction services. This company provides a complete life cycle of solutions that are custom-fit to the requirements of their client's mission-critical facilities. This opportunity provides a career-growth minded role with exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits. They build mission-critical facilities for data center facilities nationwide for Enterprise, Colocation and Hyperscale Companies.

Preconstruction Manager - Des Moines, IA 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and review Price and Cost Proposals / Specifications, drawings or customer requests to determine equipment requirements.  
  • Prepare and review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it includes appropriate scope   
  • Prepare price work up sheets to accurately determine costs and profits
  • Review the labor rates to ensure accordance to the contract specifications and check labor productivity to ensure hours allotted are appropriate to minimize working restrictions, overtime, etc.
  • Prepare and review the material pricing and validate against other pricing references, acquire material quotes when possible
  • Prepare and review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references
  • Review contractor mark-ups to ensure that the correct mark-ups are being used and that any mark-up caps are not exceeded
  • Assist with the Preparation of Sales Proposals
  • Assist in sales strategy for proposals
  • Interface with Project Managers regarding project requirements
  • Will participate in the negotiation meeting with subcontractors
  • Develop cost estimates from the engineering drawings; proactively identify deficiencies and/or questions; and actively assist the project team toward the answers
  • Prepare and review material take-offs from contract documents and drawings
  • Prepare conceptual and  cost study estimates from preliminary sketches
  • Accumulate, evaluate and document historical cost data for the development of future estimates
Qualifications:
  • Experience with Construction Services for Large Buildings / Facilities a Must
  • Electrical / Mechanical Systems background
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Capable of Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.
  • MS Office Skills to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio   
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Construction
  • Previous experience in the Military / Military Veterans from all branches a huge plus! Experience with Electrical / Mechanical:  Navy nukes - EMN, ETN, MMNs, SeaBees, Army - Power Generation, Air Force – Power Production, Generator Techs, Maritime, Coast Guard, Army National Guard, etc.
  • 5-10 years of experience in performing Cost Estimates, Reviewing Contractor's Price and Cost Proposals for major engineering and construction projects
  • Heavy Construction Projects experience is preferred
  • Experience with Construction Estimation Software (Timberline, CMIC, etc)
Submittal Instructions:
Qualified candidates can send their resume to resume@pkaza.com ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 15779372 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and also see all of our critical facility openings at: https://jobs.pkaza.com
 
If this job is not for you, feel free to forward this along. WE PAY FOR REFERRALS!!
 
Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, medical insurance and a 401(k) plan.

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

Pkaza, LLC is a third party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by the employer that we represent and not by the candidate.

 
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