Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Preconstruction Manager - Raleigh, NC

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Brasfield & Gorrie is looking to add a Preconstruction Manager to our Carolina's team. The position can be based out of Raleigh or Charlotte, North Carolina.



Responsibilities and Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Understand the bid requirements for hard bid, conceptual, schematic, and design development estimates.
  • Review drawings and specifications for completeness of information before pricing.
  • Gather, calculate and compile data for use in estimates.
  • Identify the project requirements for bidding, insurance, staging, and phasing.                                      
  • Prepare invitations to bid, including all project phasing, alternate pricing, and break out pricing requirements per the project specifications.        
  • Read, understand, and distribute addendum and drawing revisions to bidding subcontractors.
  • Establish subcontractor call list for each project type.
  • Set up estimates with correct cost codes and descriptions.
  • Utilize estimating software tools, including P6, ISQFT, On-Screen Takeoff, Earthwork, Timberline, Assemble and others.
  • Conduct jobsite walkthrough to develop a site logistics plan and understand job constraints.
  • Identify crane requirements and access/haul road routes per the site logistics plan and site constraints.
  • Draw cut sections and elevations of all foundations, foundation walls, retaining walls, shoring, etc. to determine relationships to adjacent activities or objects.
  • Conduct preconstruction schedule meeting with Superintendent, Project Manager and Preconstruction team to create an overall project schedule.                       
  • Establish and develop value engineering ideas and items.
  • Establish list of clarifications for assigned proposal or bid.
  • Perform quantity surveys for each CSI division.
  • Establish scope sheets and review subcontractor quotes.
  • Provide unit pricing for labor and materials and subcontractors.
  • Establish labor and material prices for self-perform items.
  • Establish building risk, labor burden, and sales tax rates for the project.
  • Review the project estimate, schedule, labor costs, and equipment costs with a General Superintendent and Division Manager.
  • Code estimates to an established schedule of values.
  • Assemble final estimate and summary/schedule of values to present to owner.                                      
  • Review and present budget/bid to design team and owner.                                                                    
  • Complete all closeout requirements for unsuccessful estimates.                                      
  • Conduct estimate rollover/review meetings with project management team for successful estimates.
  • Interact with subcontractors, designers, and clients to build and strengthen relationships.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to less experienced Preconstruction Managers.

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in construction, engineering, or related field
  • 3 - 7 years of estimating experience and/or combination of preconstruction and project management experience
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Innovative attitude
  • Proven experience with technology
  • Willingness to travel and/or relocate, as both may be required


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