Preconstruction Manager

Location Orange
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

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Job ref: 5866
Published: 7 months ago

Job Title: Commercial Plumbing and HVAC Preconstruction Manager

Location: Orange County, CA

Job Description

We seek an experienced and dedicated Commercial Plumbing and HVAC Preconstruction Manager to join our dynamic team. This position requires an individual with a mechanical engineering background adept at providing technical expertise and leadership for our preconstruction and project estimation team. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of commercial plumbing and HVAC systems and a proven record in commercial Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) estimating, sales, and engineering.


  • Lead preconstruction efforts, including planning, coordinating, and supervising all aspects of preconstruction for commercial HVAC and plumbing projects.
  • Provide detailed and accurate MEP estimates and proposals for large-scale commercial projects, specifically in sectors such as hospitals, schools, and pharmaceutical facilities.
  • Review and evaluate project plans and specifications, bid documents, and other relevant project documents to identify what is needed for a project and to create competitive bids.
  • Collaborate closely with the sales team to develop strategic plans and initiatives that meet client goals and objectives.
  • Leverage extensive industry knowledge to provide value engineering options and anticipate potential challenges.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that estimates are accurate, competitive, and achievable.
  • Maintain relationships with clients, subcontractors, and vendors to facilitate project activities.
  • Implement and enforce company policies and safety standards in line with regulatory requirements.


  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in commercial MEP estimating, sales, and engineering.
  • Proven track record in handling large-scale commercial projects such as hospitals, schools, and pharmaceutical facilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial HVAC and plumbing systems.
  • Proficiency in estimation software and other construction management technology.
  • Strong understanding of local codes, construction methods, and the latest equipment technology.
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and customer service skills.
  • Must have a stable work history and be based in or willing to relocate to Orange County, CA.