AECOM Preconstruction Executive in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Preconstruction Executive

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Preconstruction Director for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

Direct all pre-construction estimating activities related to structural and architectural activities, from conceptual through working drawings, during pre-construction phases of the project. Work with Design managers and architects to ensure design control for all structural aspects of the project. Execute project procurement including overall bid management and GMP proposal preparation for supporting automotive manufacturing, industrial processing, pharma, chemical plant projects .

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform quantity take-offs and pricing from the concept design stage to the working document stage

  • Obtain all necessary information from the consultants to complete the estimate

  • Verify unit cost pricing for each trade through historical data or vendor contract

  • Draft and finalize bidder Scopes of Work

  • Check local markets for man-power and material availabilities

  • Review, quantify and price cost savings/value engineering opportunities

  • Analyze and compare bids with projected budget costs

  • Continually checking the work product for accuracy and completeness

  • Training on various Estimating computer system and proficient knowledge of PC based applications such as Timberline and Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to communicate with all participants involved in the estimating process. Must be a team player

  • Must be able to work well under constant pressure of deadlines and prioritize tasks to meet schedules

  • Creative thinking is required to visualize all related trade items especially for conceptual estimating with a minimum of documentation

  • Must be able to present and describe your work to your supervisors, A/E teams, clients and other personnel from within and outside the company

  • Must be able to assist bid team in transition from estimating to bidding and GMP preparation

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 10+ years of prior experience and proficiency in pre-construction conceptual and hard bid estimating for structural aspects of the project to include quantity take-offs, project procurement including bid preparation, and familiarization with standard construction details and drawings

  • At least 10 years of progressive management experience, to include managing of estimating staff

  • Presentation skills and client-facing performance

  • International pre-construction experience

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Security Clearance

  • Pre-construction experience in the Middle East and Europe

  • IN


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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193711BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.