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Preconstruction Manager Davenport, IA
Russell Construction Co., Inc.
Russell is a professional firm providing Construction and Real Estate Development services across the Midwest. Since its inception in 1983, Russell has remained committed to a client-centered approach; core ideologies of integrity, innovation and professionalism; appreciation for its team members and lasting community involvement.
As an Iowa based company who has delivered over 200 projects state-wide and more than $1 billion across 30 states, Russell remains a leader in its core construction markets, including education, housing, senior living, manufacturing, hospitality, and complex additions/renovations.
Supports project teams throughout the preconstruction process including budgeting, estimating, scheduling, value analysis and design management for all types of delivery methods. Assists in project pursuit, strategies and techniques. Prepares bid schedules to determine project costs. Works closely with design team during development to control project costs. Provides technical support in negotiating contracts and change orders. Consults with clients, vendors, project team, construction foreman to discuss and formulate estimates. Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid. Reviews final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation. Assists marketing/business development team by providing cost opinion support as needed. Updates and maintains estimating system.
The Russell Group offers a comprehensive benefit package including; Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, HSA, FSA and Universal Paid Time Off.
Requirements: Four year Construction Engineering or Construction Management degree or equivalent experience plus 5 years or more construction estimating experience required. Mechanical and electrical estimating experience a plus. Effective negotiation, team building, problem solving, mathematical and analytical skills required. Must possess exceptional organization skills and keen attention to detail, deadlines and accuracy. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Strong conceptual estimating capabilities. Ability to coordinate activities on 'bid day'.