The Haskell Company

Preconstruction Manager - Data Centers

Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville | US-TX-Frisco | US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-NC-Charlotte
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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 healthcare projects, including developing preliminary budgets, value engineering, preconstruction schedules, procurement plan, prequalification of subcontractors, detailed take-off and estimating, the 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:

  • Active Participation in Pursuits
    • Participates in interviews and interview preparation while in project pursuit
    • Assists the Project Director and Marketing Department in preparation of responses to RFP’s and RFQ’s
  • Management of Preconstruction Process
    • Ability to develop conceptual estimates at an early design stage
    • Prepares qualifications and assumptions that align with the contractual requirements of the project
    • Assists the Project Director on pursuits during the preconstruction period
    • Participates in design and coordination meetings, assisting the Project Director with the maintenance of the action and scope tracking logs
    • Responsible for the cost tracking log between design deliverables and during cost value analysis exercises
    • Reviews the project construction schedule and participates in construction methods development
    • Adheres to contractual requirements and strategically meets overall goals by understanding preconstruction and construction contracts
    • Responsible for leading the Preconstruction Team and pricing
    • Responsible for the development and coordination of estimates and best value cost analysis studies
    • Responsible for evaluation of subcontractor pricing
    • Reviews the project documents and provides evaluations of the risk elements
    • Assists the Project Director with the development of the Risk Register
    • Assists with or may lead the subcontractor bidding strategy, solicitation, and bid packages
    • Reviews project documents for cost-effectiveness, methods of construction, and value alternatives
    • Responsible for reviewing and analyzing complex bills of materials, assessing labor productivity and labor costs, researching vendors, and understanding manufacturing and construction costs
    • Performs productivity analysis of cost estimates, and prepares contingency, escalation, and reconciliations for estimates
    • Represents Haskell to subcontractors through management of the estimating process, including solicitation of bids and constructability input
    • Coordinates bid efforts, processing RFI’s, and interfacing between bidding community
    • Prepares and submits contract documents for legal and risk reviews
    • Prepares qualifications and assumptions when needed for lump sum deliverable projects
    • Leads internal Haskell estimate review and bid process team meetings
    • Responsible for final assembly of estimate for presentation to the owner
    • Develops the project budget, working closely with the operations management team
    • Participates in constructability reviews
    • Participates in quality control reviews
    • Participates in project construction schedule reviews
    • Aids field operations with change order pricing as needed
    • Ensures a detailed and smooth bid turnover from the bid team to the construction project team
    • Assists in the development and training of other preconstruction staff
    • Represents Haskell with subcontractors through management of the preconstruction process
    • Assists project team with subcontract negotiations and buyout
  • Data Management
    • Participates in the management of historical cost elements for projects
    • Assists with the management and updating of the Estimating Cost Database and systems


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in accredited construction-related curriculum, such as Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent
  • 7 years of estimating experience with a concentration in mission criticial or data center construction

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Proven experience managing preconstruction for large-scale projects with an emphasis on highly complex projects
  • In-depth knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Experience dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors, and/or self-perform work
  • Self-starter. Highly motivated to bring project results and success
  • Ability to build trust and influence others internally and externally
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Haskell's core values
  • Maintains a “value-added” approach to preconstruction
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate to varied audiences
  • Strong presentation skills

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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