Preconstruction Director - Boston, MA


Posted on: 
June 14, 2024

In 2020, construction in the U.S. generated $6.5 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.8 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has 29 offices with 7,600 employees nationwide. An industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, Skanska offers competitive solutions for traditional and complex assignments that build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities.

The Preconstruction Director will manage the process and resources that provide quality pre-construction services to both internal and external clients. This position reports to and receives direction from the VP of Preconstruction.

On Offer

  • Work-life balance including Flexible Work Arrangement Program
  • 401k & ESOP (stock purchase plan) both with matching
  • Excellent Insurance
  • Family-leave benefit for both parents


Preconstruction Director Major Responsibilities:

  • Mature knowledge of local construction pricing and relationships (trade partners, designers, & clients)
  • Able to develop estimates for projects of all sizes and complexity for architectural, structural, and civil scopes
  • Expertise in quantity surveying and pricing work in both conceptual and detailed design phases
  • Can confidently market, pre-sell, sell, and present the importance of preconstruction services to internal and external clients
  • Enjoys training less experienced team, members
  • Manages and removes risk from preconstruction budgets
  • Can lead a team of Owner representatives, designers, and Skanska teammates through the value management process while actively providing cost reduction ideas

Preconstruction Director Must Have Skills:

  • Appropriately balances personally doing the work and delegation based on needs of projects and available resources (quantity survey, unit pricing, authoring scopes of work, scoping subs, etc.)
  • Understands lean construction and continuous improvement
  • Exhibits strong leadership and management skills
  • At least 10 years of estimating experience or equivalent / applicable field/operations experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or equivalent / applicable degree
  • Preferred estimating experience in the following markets: commercial office, high tech, higher education, and life sciences.

Apply by:
July 12, 2024
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