About the Role
This is a full-time on-site role in Cincinnati, OH for a Pre-construction Manager. The Pre-construction Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the pre-construction process, including budgeting, scheduling, site analysis, coordination with architects and engineers, and serving as a liaison between the construction team and clients. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of construction materials and methods, building codes, safety regulations, and excellent communication and management skills.
Project Planning and Strategy
Cost Estimation: Prepare detailed cost estimates, including materials, labor, equipment, and other project expenses. Continuously review and update cost estimates as project details evolve.
Value Engineering: Identify opportunities for cost savings and value enhancement while maintaining project quality. Evaluate alternative construction methods, materials, and designs.
Risk Assessment and Management: Identify potential risks and challenges related to the project. Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans.
Budget Management: Establish and manage project budgets, tracking expenses and ensuring adherence to financial goals. Monitor and control project costs throughout the pre-construction phase.
Bid Management: Oversee the bidding process, including soliciting bids from subcontractors and suppliers. Evaluate and negotiate bids, selecting the most suitable partners for the project.
Schedule Development: Create and manage project schedules, outlining critical milestones and sequencing of tasks. Ensure that project timelines are realistic and achievable.
Permitting and Regulatory Compliance: Coordinate with regulatory agencies to obtain necessary permits and approvals. Ensure compliance with local building codes and regulations.
Client Communication: Maintain regular and transparent communication with clients, providing updates on project progress and budget changes. Address client concerns and inquiries promptly.
Team Coordination: Collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure effective coordination and communication among project teams. Foster a collaborative and solution-oriented work environment.
Contract Negotiation: Participate in contract negotiations with subcontractors, suppliers, and other project partners. Secure favorable terms and conditions to benefit the project.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
Proven experience in construction pre-construction management or related roles.
Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and industry best practices.
Proficiency in construction cost estimating and budget management.
Excellent project management skills, including scheduling and risk assessment.
Effective communication and negotiation abilities.
Familiarity with construction software and technology tools.
Leadership and team management skills.
Attention to detail and analytical thinking.
Problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Procore, Primavera, Microsoft Project).
Knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations.
Financial acumen and budget management skills.
About the Company
Kingsley + Co. is a commercial real estate company located in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in development, construction, and property management.
We're a certified MBE and black-owned business that approaches traditional commercial real estate with innovative and inclusive methods to grow and compete in todays real estate market. Our portfolio includes hotels, multi-family housing, mixed-use developments, and more.
We are an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.