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Massaro Construction Group Preconstruction Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

POSITION SUMMARY: Company lead for analysis of plans and preparation of estimate of costs for construction and renovation of commercial buildings in the healthcare, higher education, municipal and office markets for the purpose of budgeting and bidding on projects or negotiating contracts for performing the construction work.


  • Reading, reviewing, and studying construction documents (specifications, plans, addendums, RFIs) for the purpose of understanding the design intent and constructability of the project.

  • Perform quantity take-off on select packages of work to be self-performed within a set of construction documents. Typical packages include, but are not limited to: Selective demolition; Concrete; and Carpentry

  • Ability to perform take-offs on subcontracted work packages as directed. Typical packages include Divisions 1 ? 17 as defined by the CSI Index.

  • Solicit bids from Subcontractors and Suppliers for work packages to maximize competitive pricing.

  • Serve as liaison to ensure bidding Subcontractors and Suppliers fully understand the scope of work, specifications, schedule requirements, work conditions and other project parameters.

  • Deliver time critical project bids at Owner?s location, receiving final numbers over the phone and filling out official bid forms for submission.

  • Develop scopes of work for subcontract packages after studying construction documents ensuring that all that all project work is covered in subcontract or self-perform scopes of work.

  • Supervise and coordinate work of 3- 4 estimators and lead estimators performing quantity take-offs on self-perform and subcontracted work and soliciting bids for Division 1 ? 17.

  • Assemble complete estimate from estimators/lead estimators into one document and single bid number for bidding purposes.

  • Ability to produce quality quantitative budgets on preliminary, incomplete set of construction documents for negotiated clients/projects.


  • Maximizes Business Opportunities

  • Demonstrates Self Mastery

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Displays Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Motivates, Coaches, and Develops

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: College Degree in business or engineering and 5 - 8 years relevant experience.


Relationship Management: Credibility in interacting with the diverse organizations that will be relevant to successful strategic implementation, both inside and outside construction

Communication Skills: Strong communication skills required up through senior management down and across organizations to motivate and explain