Plumbing/HVAC Preconstruction Manager

Location Orange
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

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Job ref: 7127
Published: 3 months ago

Commercial Plumbing/HVAC Preconstruction Manager

Location: Orange County, CA

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Commercial Plumbing/HVAC Preconstruction Manager to lead our preconstruction team. The role demands expertise in commercial mechanical design and engineering, focusing on ensuring efficient project execution and client satisfaction.


  • Lead the preconstruction team, including engineers, estimators, and designers.
  • Develop and implement preconstruction strategies to optimize efficiency.
  • Manage project budgets and timelines.
  • Prepare competitive proposals for clients.
  • Ensure mechanical plans comply with codes and specifications.
  • Facilitate collaboration with architects, engineers, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Identify and mitigate preconstruction risks and challenges.
  • Oversee subcontractors and vendors for timely material delivery.
  • Deliver presentations and reports to clients and internal teams.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations.
  • Foster a positive team environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • EIT or PE license preferred.
  • 5+ years in commercial plumbing and HVAC design/engineering, including 2+ years in preconstruction management.
  • Experience in large, complex projects, preferably hospital OSHPD-HCAI projects.
  • Proficiency in Revit MEP and similar software.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must be based in or near Orange County, CA.