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Vice President of Pre - Construction

Vice President of Pre - Construction

Vice President of Pre - Construction

Cent Selec
Washington, DC 20002

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Vice President of Pre - Construction - Multifamily

The Vice President of Pre - Construction, overseeing the Multifamily Pre - Construction division,

provides leadership for all take-offs, budgeting and estimating. This role requires analysis of historical data and the ability to forecast increases and market trends based on current industry information.


Project Planning

  • Perform take offs of conceptual projects and pre-construction plans;
  • Evaluate conceptual plans and create initial project budgets;
  • Compare initial project budgets to active and historic project budgets
  • Update initial project budgets as plans are developed and revised.
  • Check Subcontractors’ bids and estimates as needed to ensure accuracy.
  • Visit job sites and proposed sites as required to perform estimates and gather cost data.
  • Conduct cost feasibility studies on different building types, materials, etc.;
  • Research new building systems and materials for future projects;
  • Develop new vendors, suppliers, subcontractor relationships;
  • Provide consolidated construction cost and unit turn projections for all planned projects.

Cost Control

  • Plan, organize, and control construction estimating activities.
  • Provide estimates as necessary for the Project Manager to buy-out and negotiate all subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Evaluate plan revisions, field changes, and proposed change orders and report the impact on the overall construction budget to the Project Manager.
  • Prepare project budget comparison reports;
  • Perform market research and cost analyses as needed;
  • Check Subcontractors’ bids and estimates as needed to ensure accuracy;
  • Perform project specific take off estimates as requested;
  • Prepare reports and analysis pertinent to estimating activities as requested;

Project Administration

  • Prepare, coordinate, review, and distribute estimates in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all estimating documents and records.
  • Document Architectural, Structural, and Consultant reviews of plans, including pier reviews.
  • Review plans and document code, cost, constructability, etc. concerns.

Skills and Abilities

  • On Screen Takeoff
  • MS Office & MS Project software with expertise in Microsoft Excel, Project,
  • PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with Procore, Textura, DocuSign, and is beneficial
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and lead all team efforts. Independent, logical thinking and a high level of initiative and strong work ethic are essential.
  • Must possess superior analytical, quantitative, problem solving, writing and communication skills
  • Flexible with positive attitude and willingness to work additional hours to complete projects within fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.


  • Foster a cooperative and informative relationship among the Construction team.
  • Develop team work atmosphere with the Development team.
  • Ensure working relationship with Management Team and address all of their concerns and issues promptly.
  • Provide training, guidance and career development for subordinates.
  • Offer constructive feedback, evaluation and praise.
  • Be a positive role model and mentor.
  • Exhibit fairness and professional ethics at all times.
  • Provide opportunities for career growth and personal development.


  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years supervisory experience is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in estimating with at least 8 years in multifamily construction is required.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of multifamily estimating & design concepts.
  • Knowledge of PC and of construction and business software, including scheduling, estimating, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $200,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: One location

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• Location: 38.891438:-77.005615

• Post ID: 21943311

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