Mechanical Preconstruction Manager

Location San Diego
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

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Job ref: 5540
Published: 12 months ago

Job Title: Mechanical Preconstruction Manager

Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Mechanical Preconstruction Manager with a strong background in commercial plumbing to join our growing team in San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in estimating and preconstruction on large-scale commercial projects, and a consistent local work history. This is a crucial role in our organization, as you will be in charge of overseeing preconstruction efforts and ensuring that projects are properly planned and are cost-effective. If you are dedicated, meticulous, and looking for a challenging role in commercial construction, we encourage you to apply.


  1. Oversee and manage all aspects of the preconstruction process for mechanical systems, with a focus on commercial plumbing systems.
  2. Work closely with the project team to develop comprehensive cost estimates and project schedules.
  3. Collaborate with architects, engineers, and contractors to develop effective strategies and design concepts.
  4. Review design documents and project plans to ensure they are complete, accurate, and achievable.
  5. Perform risk management tasks to identify potential issues before construction begins and propose practical solutions.
  6. Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and subcontractors to ensure competitive pricing and reliable delivery schedules.
  7. Facilitate project hand-off to construction team ensuring a seamless transition from preconstruction to construction phases.
  8. Continually improve preconstruction processes and procedures to ensure efficiency and accuracy.


  1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial plumbing estimating and preconstruction on large-scale commercial projects.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems, particularly commercial plumbing systems.
  3. Proficiency in using industry-standard software for estimating and project management.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams.
  5. Strong problem-solving skills and a keen attention to detail.
  6. Familiarity with local building codes, industry standards, and regulations.
  7. A stable work history in the San Diego area.