MEP Preconstruction Manager

The PreCon manager is responsible for all MEP management and leadership responsibilities associated with the Preconstruction and Estimating departments.


• You will lead the preconstruction team to accomplish contract requirements, services by budgeting, scheduling, or organizing, defining roles and responsibilities with some input from the Operations Manager and Superintendents
• Prepare MEP conceptual, schematic, design development and GMP estimates to support preconstruction activities and clients.
• Contribute to the development of standards, process, practices, etc. as needed for the Preconstruction Services to be a “Best of Class” provider in the construction industry.
• Attend scheduled meetings with project architects/customer, representing MEP interests, to acquaint them with unresolved problems and to provide an adequate degree of coordination is being made to have accurate bidding documents.
• Maintain and adjust to Owner’s budget as required to maintain project budget.
• Monitor design scope for changes affecting budget and/or schedule; identifies cause, advises customer for customer decision.
• Collaborate with PreCon Managers to keep customer informed of preconstruction progress on the project and of any technical problems/solutions and their effect on design and/or costs.
• Identify and promote solution to any problem, which might impede progress of the project or adversely affect customer and architect relations.
• You will coordinate with the Estimating department on the development of project budgets and oversee prepared estimates into format for presentation to owner and architect. Answer budget questions at the time of presentation.
• You will support the project team to ensure that the contract requirements are fulfilled, and that safety, insurance and legal procedures or requirements are followed, and risks limited.
• Lead MEP value engineering and value enhancement efforts to serve our clients including development of items and lists, compilation of ideas and presentation of information to our clients.
• Prepare and or oversee the prepare all materials presented to the owner, architect, or engineer on a project.
• Participate in constructability reviews and coordinate the MEP review with other Teammates handling other trades.
• Collaborate with PreCon Managers to ensure that the turnover of a project from Preconstruction and Estimating to operations is done properly with appropriate hand off meetings and all information is transferred to the operations team.
• Participate in presentations with potential clients.
• Support the development of MEP scopes of work and approval of contracts before signing.
• Support development of the GMP that meets our clients’ needs and provides the maximum profitability within the established contract terms and conditions.
• Support the negotiation of owner contracts, when needed.
• Assist and lead purchasing of subcontractors and suppliers or determine on a project-by-project basis.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Engineering, Construction Technology, Architecture, or similar field of study.
• 3-10 years of construction experience
• Have a valid driver license with the ability to travel to regional offices to support local estimating projects.
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship.
• Work additional hours to meet business plan goals.

Preferred Experience

Post Date

Job Type

Full Time

Location Type

On Site


Delaware Valley

Salary Range


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