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The Walsh Group Preconstruction Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia


Walsh is currently seeking a Preconstruction Manager for our Building Division in Washington DC.

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.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications.

  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate.

  • Determine labor and equipment costs.

  • Review accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.

  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.

  • Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.

  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

  • Assist with certain post-bid buyouts.

  • Be able to lead responses to RFP’s

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned


  • 5-10 years of Estimating or Construction Management experience.

  • 10+ years of experience specifically in DC region required.

  • Extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles

  • Estimating experience with large Commercial, Multi-Family, and Mixed-Use Project is required

  • Must be confident working with estimating teams of varying sizes, and be capable of estimating hard bid, negotiated and conceptual projects

  • Individual must be self-motivated, possess strong communication/interpersonal skills and be confident in his/her ability to develop and manage their assigned portion of the estimate

  • Advanced computers skills with MS Office, Primavera P6

  • Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.

  • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

  • Effective presentation skills

  • Excellent written and oral communicator.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability / Veteran

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Job Locations US-DC-Washington

Requisition ID 2020-4269

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Estimating

Division Building