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Electrical Preconstruction Manager

Company: Clark Construction Group
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

There is a sense of camaraderie that comes with delivering impactful projects as a team. It creates a sense of humility and fosters pride in the work we do. At Clark, we are proud to build what matters, together.  

From hospitals and airports to roads and educational facilities, we rely on the leadership, diverse talents, and dedication of the Clark team to deliver assets and infrastructure that are integral to our everyday lives. 

Come join the Clark team and help build the world around us.  

The Estimating/Preconstruction Department is responsible for preparing bids for all Clark projects and for continuous estimating on awarded projects that are in the Preconstruction Phase. The responsibilities of the Estimating Department include compiling a qualified bidders list; conveying invitations to bidders; soliciting bids; preparing estimates for all Clark work, quantifying and pricing labor and materials; receiving bids; and reviewing bids to prepare total project costs. The Estimating Department also solicits minority subcontractor/supplier participation in order to meet project requirements and corporate goals. This key member of our team will passionately help promote the development of creative, innovative solutions to construction challenges and enjoy the acquisition of winning profitable work.


  • Maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior when representing the Company
  • Analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimate for projects
  • Perform portions of estimates for multi-discipline projects including scope determinations and accurate quantity survey
  • Supervise and train other estimators in your primary area of expertise
  • Solicit Subcontractor and/or Vendor quotes and evaluate them for scope and qualifications
  • Lead meetings with Subcontractors to develop complete scopes and discuss strategy
  • Perform risk and contract management responsibilities as required on bids
  • Assist in developing a strategy to achieve minority participation requirements
  • Review total estimate to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation
  • Monitor comparison of estimated costs to actual costs
  • Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods
  • Examine construction sites and observe unusual or challenging conditions


  • 10+ years of estimating, schematic budgeting, and cost control related experience. Preferred experience in the electrical commercial construction industry working on large-scale ground-up projects.
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree
  • Field experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to either lead or be a part of a team for multiple projects and pursuits at any given time.
  • Knowledge of Accubid, Microsoft Excel, and Bluebeam Software.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Must be detail oriented, technically sound and have good communication skills
  • Must be familiar with both conceptual, detailed, and self-perform estimating



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Clark Construction Group, LLC, (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Clark Construction promotes a drug-free workplace.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

For more information on Equal Opportunity, you may visit this link.

Keywords: Clark Construction Group, Bethesda , Electrical Preconstruction Manager, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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