• Sr. Preconstruction Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Requisition ID
    Construction and Extraction
  • Overview

    Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic structures? Are you looking to put your strong, preconstruction and estimating skills to use while building hospitals, airports, high-rises, sports venues, mixed-use and higher education structures? Austin Commercial is currently seeking a Senior Preconstruction Manager in our Los Angeles, California office. We excel at what we do and are looking for talented construction professionals that want to excel with us.



    The primary purpose of this position is to lead Austin Commercial’s preconstruction effort on a project including conceptual estimating, detailed estimating, scheduling, constructability analysis, value management, BIM, subcontractor/supplier involvement, procurement, and transition to the construction team.  The position requires active collaboration with owners, architects, engineers, consultants and suppliers to deliver a successful project.


    The Sr. Preconstruction Manager will a take an active role in regional industry organizations, develop and maintain subcontractor relationships, be knowledgeable regarding regional/national commodity markets and assist in the pursuit and development of new project opportunities.


    Responsibilities include the following:

    • Collaboration with owners, architects, engineers, consultants, and suppliers
    • Develops and maintains subcontractor relationships
    • Support Business Development in the maintenance of customer relationships and in support of specific project pursuits
    • Offer technical expertise and advice during the entire timeline from lead, to prospect, to pursuit
    • Actively participates in design meetings with owners and architects during development of the design
    • Prepare detailed cost estimates for proposed new construction projects involving both competitive bid and negotiated type work
    • Some travel may be required


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering
    • 10+ years’ experience in commercial construction
    • Experience on multiple projects that are in excess of $200M
    • High level conceptual estimating ability
    • Expertise with estimating database software’s such as MC2, Timberline, etc.
    • Experience in working in different geographical markets around the country
    • Knowledge of both open shop and union labor rates around the country
    • The ability to manage a design to a budget
    • The ability to multitask and meet simultaneous deliverables
    • The ability to manage and direct people in the same and different locations around the country
    • The ability to communicate with architects, owners, and engineers at a high level
    • Very well developed people and communication skills
    • Expertise in procurement of construction work
    • Expert knowledge of field operations


    We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a matching 401K plan. We are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company!  To learn more about Austin’s Employee Ownership history, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/employee-ownership.html


    Austin Commercial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    About Austin Commercial:


    This is an opportunity to join one of North America's most respected and fastest growing Commercial/Aviation construction firms. With regional operations and iconic projects across the United States, Austin Commercial has clearly established itself as a builder and employer of choice. From complex airports, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, research labs and sports facilities, and other emerging markets, brings ingenuity and a proven track record through construction manager at risk, bid-build, design-build, fast track, etc.


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