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#100 Blake Omlin



Join Gareth McGlynn as he sits down with Blake Omlin, Director of Preconstruction at Juneau Construction Company. The Clemson Civil Engineering graduate discusses with Gareth the following points:

  • His transition from Project Engineer to Director of Preconstruction in seven years: skills learned, lessons learned, and key advice for young, career-driven preconstruction professionals.
  • The biggest pain points in people, processes, and technology within the industry, and how he overcame them.
  • The fact that 87% of projects utilize some form of collaboration delivery model.
  • Market trends, overcoming challenges, and strategies for recruiting, retaining, and developing preconstruction talent with a focus on collaboration.
  • Preconstruction technology, Power BI, and their future advancements.
  • A vision for the future preconstruction team in the next three to five years.

You can connect with Blake Omlin via his LinkedIn:⁠⁠

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