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McKinstry Pre-Construction Manager in Seattle, Washington

Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose. McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we're building a thriving planet. Buildings are a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions. We're making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability and equity crises through: renewables and energy services engineering and design construction and facility services To get where we're going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you? The Opportunity with McKinstry We are currently seeking a Preconstruction Manager to join the team as a member of our growing New Construction Mechanical Western Washington division. Some responsibilities you will have include: Project Management Taking a high-level request, digging into what actually needs to be delivered and then organizing and delegating tasks to a team to deliver a high-quality end product Managing the demands of multiple projects and pursuits simultaneously Learning enthusiastically to develop your personal knowledge and then distilling that into critical information to share with team members Communicating with external stakeholders such as a General Contractor, Architect, Engineer, Owner, to provide clarity and build strong working relationships Building a trusted internal network to facilitate teamwork and a sense of comradery Taking technical challenges/needs/requests and translating them into common language for non-technical audiences Identifying and tracking risks and opportunities within a budget as well as within a project Generating preliminary assessments, technical solutions, fee proposals, presentations, studies, and general support. Partnering with engineering teams (internal and external) to manage milestones, costs and project goals throughout design development Transitioning project management and engineer activities from design to construction phase Supporting and providing input to development strategies, goals, and objectives specific to project execution at each project phase. Assisting the business development team in responding to requests for proposal and bid process. Process Execution and Improvement Continuous improvement and identifying how to get tasks done more effectively/efficiently Creating standard processes and training stakeholders on them Owning cost management logs to track project scope changes throughout design development Assuming financial responsibility for projects including accurate, timely and relevant reporting to stakeholders. Facilitating invoice payments from clients and to subcontractors. Preparing client and subcontractor change orders. Assessing any potential job cost impacts submits, negotiates and tracks all change orders requests. Reviewing contracts, drawings, specifications and other resources to answer questions in a timely manner. Evaluating bid estimates, develops cost codes, establishes definitive budgets, Monitoring progress towards goals to anticipate potential problems. Delivering accurate and timely data to support project forecasts. Team Management Coaching and mentoring project team members. Developing project staffing plans to include labor, subcontractors, etc. Acting as a steward of McKinstry culture; communicate and influence policies and procedures. Establishing and leading associated meetings. What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent work experience required. Five (5) years of experience in project management, engineering, or construction is required. Proficient with scheduling