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Director of Preconstruction Services - Innovations (Job ID 709060)

Company: U.S. Engineering
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

U.S. Engineering Innovations is national construction project execution reimagined. We drive innovation in off-site manufacturing, specialty prefabrication, preconstruction and mechanical construction services. In any given year, our Teams have a hand in installing, maintaining or operating hundreds of large mechanical systems - or supporting those that do. With each of those, there s a story that is affecting people s lives. That s a responsibility we take very seriously, and it s why we are driving innovation and disrupting the way people think about construction and facility service.We Need Someone Like YouThe Director of Preconstruction Services oversees all preconstruction operations for Innovations through the leadership of Preconstruction Managers and Engineers while working closely with other project development team members, such as estimating, in the effort to procure projects for Innovations.Your Typical Day Might Look Like This

  • Full management responsibilities, including hiring, training, performance management, and work assignments.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of bid and preconstruction strategy for Innovations.
  • Ensure the quality of preconstruction and estimating products meet U.S. Engineering standards of excellence.
  • Develop and maintain the integrity of the process and standards for preconstruction activities, maintain one-company best practices.
  • Responsible to partner with estimating team to review and identify strategy of bid related to front end documents, such as general conditions and indirect cost, contract terms and other documents.
  • Partner with estimating team to make bid strategy decisions in terms of positioning - partnering with vendors and subcontractors, general contractors, etc. for advantage that it could bring on bid day
  • In partnership with other regional operations and marketing leaders, develop and foster effective relationships with clients and potential clients, through the execution of primary role. This includes meeting with clients, intelligence gathering , etc.
  • Get engaged in specific bid meetings as situation may warrant in order to procure work.
  • Manage and assist with preparing budgets
  • Able to oversee the preconstruction services for multiple projects simultaneously occurring in Innovations, which may have the capacity to exceed $100 million in revenue annually.You Will Bring This to the Table
    • Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Architectural Engineering required
    • Strongly prefer Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in mechanical design, preconstruction services, or combination.
    • Minimum of 2 years of management experience strongly preferred.
    • Strong skills in effective meeting facilitation.
    • Ability to convey ideas and principles clearly and respond accordingly.
    • Mechanical construction industry knowledge, and keen understanding of how industry work is procured
    • Strategic thinking and ability to use foresight and planning
    • Ability to research potential opportunities for work
    • Estimating skill - including knowledge of estimating software
    • Strong knowledge of HVAC and plumbing engineering
    • Engineering design expertise
    • Ability to manage to a budget; intermediate financial acumen skills
    • Proficiency in MS Excel
    • Superior time management and organizational skills
    • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to develop and foster effective professional relationships in order to gain credibility and aid the company s business development efforts
    • Analytical skills
    • Effective communication skills - ability to articulate message, to be persuasive, and explain position to various target audiences who may possess varying levels of technical knowledge.
    • Effective presentation and interviewing skills.
    • Displays a keen sense of urgency to deliver results.
    • Regular day travel and overnight travel required.We Will Bring This to the Table
      • A team focused on Being the Best.
      • An organization that has had the strength and stability to thrive for more than 125 years.
      • Leadership that understands our next 125 years depends on our ability to evolve.
      • An industry-leading benefits package, including HSA contributions, 529 savings matching, no waiting periods and 100% vesting starting on Day 1. (Click this link to learn more.)U.S. Engineering is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and shall provide equal employment opportunities to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.U.S. Engineering is compliant with the Drug Free Workplace Act, and all offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

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