AECOM Director of Preconstruction in Chicago, Illinois

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Director of Preconstruction

United States of America - Illinois

Chicago

Job Summary

Responsibilities:

  • Provide top quality conceptual estimating and pre-construction services in order to support the strategic growth of the Construction Services business.

  • Technically savvy in conceptual estimating for residential, sr. living, high end luxury hotel and hospitality.

  • Provide high level Business Development and proposal support in conceptual estimating.

  • Provide estimating and design development through all phases of preconstruction, evaluation of construction alternatives, conceptual estimating, and value engineering for special projects.

  • Present value engineering and cost savings to clients.Provide pre-construction estimating and analysis of costs for at-risk projects.

  • Provide estimating and pre-construction feasibility studies and analysis for potential projects.

  • Provide due diligence reporting of at-risk projects..

  • Very self-sufficient and able to prioritize and delegate to regional and corporate estimating and pre-construction resources in order to provide maximum service to all clients.

  • Able to act with persuasion and to simultaneously keep ego in check.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to translate same into concise and accurate reports.

  • Able to quickly grasp the broad picture needs and translate into understandable reports and information for clients and executives.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in estimating and pre-construction with the emphasis on expertise in conceptual estimating

  • Relevant engineering or Construction Management degree (BS, or AS with requisite experience)

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and Word skills

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in onscreen take-offs

  • Residential /Hotel/Hospitality experience

Preferred Qualifications

-15+ years experience in high rise construction

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158438BR