The Haskell Company

Preconstruction Manager - Consumer Packaged Goods

Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville | US-TX-Frisco
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Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done.


At Haskell, we Create Things That Matter and have prioritized our team members' experiences. One of our company pillars is to “Provide Team Members the BEST Job of Their Lives” and we manifest that in a variety of ways. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) creates stock ownership for our full-time team members. As an employee-owned company with an ownership culture, we work together for the benefit of our clients and each other.


In this role, you will be responsible for all preconstruction activities on large volume Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing Projects, including developing preliminary budgets, value engineering, preconstruction schedules, procurement plan, prequalification of subcontractors, detailed take-off and estimating, definition of bid package scopes, the subcontractor/supplier bidding process, evaluation of bids, presentation of detailed estimates of the work, evaluation of alternatives and comparative studies.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Preconstruction phase effort and coordinates with the Project Director and Lead Estimator
  • Ability to develop and/or manage the development of detailed estimates from conceptual to final design
  • Participates in design review meetings.  Leads and directs the design team during Pre-Construction. Monitors scope, cost, constructability, etc. during design development. Review design options and recommend the best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials
  • Leads the pricing strategy effort, along with the proposal leader, and ensures the proposal team is clear on strategy and expectations
  • Manages cost tracking during Preconstruction
  • Leads and coordinates the Preconstruction Team
  • Develop bid packages, manage subcontractor/vendor participation, bid level, and evaluate market pricing
  • Build and maintain subcontractor and vendor relationships
  • Reviews proposal milestone dates with the pricing team and tracks individual progress.  Responsible for timeliness of estimate completion and communication to proposal leader
  • Responsible for pricing clarifications
  • Leads estimate, constructability, and value engineering reviews
  • Assists with the development of the construction schedule
  • Participates in developing responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) or Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) submissions
  • Trains Preconstruction personnel
  • Demonstrated success in managing preconstruction pursuits
  • Presents information to the client as needed
  • Maintains historical pricing information
  • Participates in proposal interviews, and presentations
  • Demonstrated success in managing support staff
  • Supports other department personnel as required


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in accredited construction-related curriculum, such as Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent
  • 7 - 10 plus years of estimating experience with a preferred concentration in Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing Construction

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing Construction experience a must
  • Experience in estimating, scheduling, budget/cost control, field supervision, financial reporting, client relationship, computer skills, interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated success in managing construction projects/phases
  • Ability to train others and monitor their work for quality and completeness
  • Demonstrated success in managing support staff
  • Knowledge of industry-standard bid practice, with design-build & CMAR delivery methods

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization
  • AND many more!

Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.






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