• Preconstruction Executive

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
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    Company : Name
    Gilbane Building Company
  • Overview

    The Preconstruction Executive will be an integral member of the team on a daily and weekly basis, attend or delegate attendance at all pertinent meetings, and become the go to resource, which ensures cost and constructability considerations become an integral part of all design decisions and ensure no surprises in the areas of cost, schedule, and quality. It is inherent that the Preconstruction Executive is recognized by the entire team as someone who adds true value to the process so they actively seek out the advice and concurrence of the Preconstruction Executive.


    -The Preconstruction Executive functionally performs the role of a Project Manager on multiple projects during the design phase.
    -The prime responsibility is management of the entire preconstruction process to ensure a design which meets the clients functional, cost, and schedule requirements without engaging in significant redesign.
    -Working through the Support Operations Manager and the Regional Operations Manager, the Preconstruction Executive ensures that all necessary resources, both field and office based, are efficiently utilized for all: estimates, value engineering sessions, constructability and coordination reviews, schedules, project buyout, early procurement, permitting, and planning requirements to ensure a seamless transition into the construction phase.
    -This level of full service involvement will typically be focused on at risk projects.
    -Their ability to manage larger, more logistically or technically challenging preconstruction efforts.
    -Manage a variety of delivery methods (CMAR, D/B, IPD), as well has possess the business acumen to understand contractual instruments of service.
    -Ability to manage teams.
    -Business Development and presentation skills.
    -Ability to mentor and manage succession.




    •Bachelor’s or Master's degree
    •10+ years of purchasing and/or construction experience
    •Or equivalent combination of education and experience




    •In depth knowledge of design and construction practices and materials
    •Exceptional verbal, written, and stand up communication skills
    •Working knowledge of estimating, purchasing, and scheduling
    •Highly refined interpersonal and leadership skills
    •Strong planning and risk management skills


    Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.


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