Assistant Preconstruction Manager/Estimator

The Beck Group - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)4.4


Who we are

We're The Beck Group, the largest and most innovative integrated building firm in the country. We are focused on delivering design and construction excellence on a broad range of project types. Headquartered in the Arts District in downtown Dallas, with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, and Tampa, we believe a better process and outcome results from working together. At Beck you will find yourself surrounded by passionate colleagues who have a collaborative mindset and care about each other. We are committed to hiring the best and brightest, and that's why we are seeking Assistant Preconstruction Managers/Estimators like you to help continue building Beck's respected reputation.

What you bring to the table

Beck is looking for a qualified Assistant Preconstruction Manager to join an extraordinary project team in Fort Worth. While this is an individual role, you will be involved in many facets of preconstruction with the ability to evolve our existing operations. As the Assistant Preconstruction Manager, you will support the team leader on preconstruction duties and responsibilities by leading projects or scopes of work from $5M to $15M in size independently, as well as larger projects and scopes of work with oversite.

The position involves the following essential functions:
Provide accurate quantity takeoffs and initial pricing
Independently estimate Interior, Envelope, Site, and Structure Scopes of work with minimal direction and understand applicable specifications sections
Organize and develop an estimate using UniFormat, CSI, and Bid Tabulation
Develop and maintain project documents
Perform bid day process accurately and reliably
Understand basic scheduling and lead times
Assist in the prequalification of subcontractors / vendors and management of the sub database
Proficiently and regularly administer one or more BIM tools in daily practice
Effectively supervise and mentor Preconstruction Engineers and Interns
Reliably execute overhead, fee, and insurance add-ons, and billable wage rates and benefits
Participate in presentations to clients
Organize estimates to meet construction PM needs
Identify major risk items of a project and a plan to mitigate those risks
Interpret conceptual, schematic, or bridging documents and develop cost estimates
Understand the design process (3rd party or integrated)
Who we think will be a great fit

A person with the willingness to learn and be mentored under talented Senior Preconstruction Managers while also having a comprehensive understanding of building construction, excellent time management skills, a passion to get things done, and possess uncompromising authenticity and integrity. An individual with an interest in the integrated project delivery method and an interest in being innovative in process improvement and technology will be an ideal candidate for this position.

You also meet the following requirements:
4-8 years of relevant construction and/or preconstruction experience
College graduate with relevant degree
Proficient with Excel, On-Screen Takeoff, and Timberline or comparable preconstruction technologies
Experience with iSqFt, Revit, and SketchUp is a plus

Physical Demands:
Frequently required to sit, stand, and move about the office; frequently operates a computer and other office productivity equipment; constantly communicates with subcontractors, vendors, and other members of project team; ability to adhere to timely and consistent attendance.

Join our team and build your future with Beck.

The Beck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.