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Director of Preconstruction

Wilmington, DE, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Taylor Kline Inc., is a quality construction management, design-build and general contracting corporation. For 30 years, Taylor Kline Inc. has succeeded by being fair, acting with integrity, and treating clients as partners.

The Director of Preconstruction is responsible for overseeing and managing the day to day estimating efforts out of our Wilmington Office.

  • 5+ Years of Commercial Construction Estimating Experience. Must have strong communication skills, a strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, On-Screen Takeoff Software and Microsoft Project.

Duties and Responsibilities
Preconstruction Services
  • The Director of Preconstruction is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the preconstruction phase for the overall project.

Conceptual Estimating
  • Must be able to work as part of a team with clients, architects, engineers, and subcontractors to develop detailed conceptual estimates with little or no documented plans or specifications. Should have extensive knowledge of building systems, materials, costs, and scheduling.

Estimating and Bidding
  • The Director of Preconstruction is responsible for all budgets, estimates and bids prepared by the estimator(s) assigned to him prior to reviewing with the CEO for final approval.

  • Facilitate all activities leading up to and bid day including solicitation of subcontractors, preparation of general conditions, preparation of bid sheet, subcontractor bid summary sheets, take-offs, RFI’s to design-team, and detailed review of plans and specifications.

Subcontractor Selection/Subcontractor Relationships
  • The Director of Preconstruction is responsible for reviewing all proposed subcontractor lists and coordinating with Operations prior to bidding and prior to purchasing.

  • The Director of Preconstruction will work to develop and maintain ongoing subcontractor relationships with a goal of expanding our base subcontractor list.

  • The Estimating Department will report to the Director of Preconstruction. The Director of Preconstruction will be involved in reviews of his department.

  • Will follow the corporate processes to ensure the proper and timely closeout of projects.

  • Full-time

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Monday - Friday

Company Policy

Taylor Kline Inc. is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other applicable legally protected considerations made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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