Preconstruction Manager - Heavy Civil

MWH Constructors is a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Preconstruction Manager to support wastewater infrastructure projects throughout the Western U.S.


• Provide complete preconstruction services to Client and design/construction teams (input, coordination and problem solving) at all stages of the project.

• Facilitate and/or actively participate as a key stakeholder in design/preconstruction meetings with client; take notes and issue minutes for communication to the project team.

• Manage preconstruction services and estimate preparation - Responsible for overall estimate completeness, accuracy and control of project budget.

• Review documents for completeness; verify that previously accepted cost management suggestions are incorporated; provide constructability and comments to design team to ensure quality.

• Identify, cultivate and attract new subcontractors and vendors; develop, maintain and enhance relationships. Generate interest and get commitments on subcontractor participation.

• Assist operations in prequalification of subcontractors and subsequent bid packages to ensure compliance with company and project requirements.

• Analyze subcontractor and vendor bids - Verify proper and complete scope review; establish consistency between bids to allow evaluation of apparent low bidder; coordinate scope with other trade packages.

• Lead development / updating of preliminary construction schedule; coordinate/verify estimate scope with schedule with engineering, procurement, construction operations, and client.

• Develop profit strategy and ensure that profit objectives are maximized and maintained within estimates. Monitor and manage P&L responsibilities.

• Ensure estimates are accurate and complete; manage project risk issues; monitor and control design to maintain program scope; control cost so that previous estimates are not exceeded.

• Prepare innovative, technically creative cost management reduction options to resolve budget issues and meet project budget.

• Provide assistance to operations staff during construction to resolve field problems; assist with change orders if required.

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