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The Walsh Group Preconstruction Manager in Atlanta, Georgia


Archer Western, a member of The Walsh Group, is currently seeking a Preconstruction Manager for our Georgia Water Group located in Atlanta, GA .

The Preconstruction Manager will report to the Vice President of Estimating and work with the Chief Estimators and Preconstruction Directors/Lead Estimators. The Preconstruction Manager will support and work with management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications.

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work

  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility in career path & progression

  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States


  • Coordinates teams of estimators, project management, and proposal staff to secure collaborative delivery projects, facilitates the preconstruction process through a successful GMP negotiation and procurement of the project. Participates in pursuit strategy development and implementation of strategic vision.

  • Reviews and understands all bid documents including project logistics and schedule to assess project risks and advise project management on bid alternatives and techniques. Identifies and exploits key parts of the bid.

  • Proofreads and edits team proposals for projects to ensure that the company is submitting strategic, competitive, high-quality proposals. Prepares accurate and well-crafted proposals that result in competitive awarded contracts that are profitable and maintain quality standards.

  • Builds relationships with subcontractors, engineers, and owners ensuring that the company is positioned as the Builder of Choice.

  • Prepares bid packages involving comparison and analysis of competitive subcontractor and supplier bids. Involves advanced understanding of historical project information including self-performed work. Leads responses to RFPs to ensuring the company is positioned as a bidder of choice for future work.

  • Coordinates with project sponsorship on schedule, general condition, and final bid/proposal preparation.

  • Conducts or coordinates turnover/debriefing meeting upon project award with all team members to evaluate positive aspects of the project, as well as lessons learned.

  • Verifies, coordinates, and underwrites, with sponsorship, the organization and assembly of all required documents for bid submission (i.e., bond, required signatures, required complianceform, etc.)

  • Participates in presentation preparation and coaching of the client pitch team (BGL, Program Manager, Project Manager, and Superintendents) to respond to client RFPs, new developments, or project opportunities.

  • Participates in industry events & associations as well as civic and community organizations to establish network and build alliances. Assists in monitoring customer satisfaction with company services and personnel.

  • May perform APM duties on local Collaborative Delivery Projects.


  • 6 - 8 years of experience or 5 years’ experience with college degree

  • Exposure to Preconstruction stage of a projects

  • Familiarity with estimating and scheduling software

  • Identifies key issues and relationships

  • Accepts and adapts to change in a professionally appropriate manner

  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers

  • Effectively communicates and listens

  • Understands the competition. Has contacts in the market that will help provide advantages to our project.

  • Engages and coordinates Sponsorship on the procurement.

  • Understands Costs and Market Conditions. Understands risks and rewards.

  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to prioritize, develop and maintain schedules

  • Proficient in some of the following: Word, Excel, CMiC, Primavera, HCSS and/or Timberline estimatingprogram, WGIP, Project and Cost Management Systems

  • Organizes and uses meeting time effectively

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays

  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Commuter Benefits Program

  • Maternity Leave Policy

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.

The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability / Veteran

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID 2024-12570

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Estimating

Division Water