Preconstruction Manager / Estimator
Milwaukee, WI Preconstruction
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A better bottom line.

At Findorff, we push ourselves to build better by going beyond. For over 132 years, we’ve forged the foundation of one of the nation’s most trusted construction firms. But we’re so much more than hammers and nails. Here, we strengthen relationships and shape communities. And our real bottom line is our people.

If you’re an experienced Preconstruction Manager/Estimator with a successful track record of providing preconstruction services, particularly conceptual estimating, and design team management, we have the opportunity for you!  

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Prepare bid package strategy and required documentation
  • Lead project through bidding of construction documents and handoff to Project Management
  • Provide cost and constructability feedback on design issues to the Owner and/or Architect.
  • Ensure budget updates are provided to Owner and/or Architect when needed and as promised
  • Develop and drive a preconstruction schedule with key milestone dates identified.
  • Establish document completion dates and assure required documents for each phase are complete. 
  • Lead document review for constructability issues, scope creep, etc.
  • Take an active role in value engineering, suggest alternative products and/or systems when applicable
  • Utilize knowledge of historical costs to challenge our budgets and estimate pricing
  • And more...

Got what it takes?

We’re seeking candidates with bachelor's degrees in construction management, engineering, architecture, finance, or related fields. Relevant certifications or equivalent experience will be considered.

What you bring to the team:

  • 7+ years of preconstruction experience, preferably with a self-performing commercial general contractor A broad knowledge of building systems and construction methods
  • An understanding of the complexities and sequences of all construction activities
  • A strong mathematical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills

What we offer:

Competitive compensation, first class benefits, a people-first culture, dress-for-your-day philosophy, onsite fitness center, and more!

Let’s talk.

Diversity matters. Findorff recognizes the talents of all, appreciating the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that make us a stronger company and partner for the communities we live and work in.