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Pre-Construction Project Manager

Company: Ameresco
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in ourC.A.R.I.N.G. valuesand guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host ofcompetitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Help shape the future of energy by working for an award-winning team, honored to be recognized by agencies including Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation and Forbes for our company culture, industry leadership, and client projects. Ameresco is fueled by a dynamic team that embraces diversity, career development opportunities, and -- most importantly - employees driven by doing well by doing good.

Ameresco is currently seeking an experienced Pre-construction Manager to join our Design Build Construction Team in providing leadership, planning and construction management expertise for the scheduling, execution and successful delivery of our multimillion-dollar Design Build and Firm Fixed construction projects. The Preconstruction Manager (PM) is responsible for leading the overall management of the preconstruction phase for multiple projects, including estimating, constructability reviews, bid package development, logistics planning & development, value engineering, contract awards, and other work related to Design and Construction Management type contracts.


  • Provide leadership for the estimating and development team during design and preconstruction activities.

  • Develop the project Scope, preliminary Schedule, and Budget in alignment with the pre-planned strategy in accordance with the construction pricing documents.
  • Coordinate with the project engineering and development team, host customer, subcontractors, design engineers, state & local permitting authorities, local utilities, and construction management team bridging project development and construction execution activities.
  • Attend and chair design meetings with the owner, A/E and subcontractors
  • Strategically, source, solicit, qualify and select new subcontractors for implementation of projects and construction services in various markets across the U.S. as determined by project location, including meeting small business and minority participation goals.
  • Draft and negotiate Scopes of Work for subcontract agreements, purchase orders, and professional service agreements in support of preconstruction and construction projects.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of technical RFP/RFQ proposals including technical writing, customer meetings, and oral presentations, including presenting various aspects of the proposal to the customer.
  • Provide coordination, management and oversight of employees, consultants and internal functional support during the preconstruction period.
  • Ensure project development pricing complies with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.
  • Evaluate alternate schemes and value engineering options, as applicable.
  • Develop detailed cost estimates at all phases of design and preconstruction, including conceptual estimating requirements.
  • Develop comprehensive time phased detailed General Conditions cost estimates based upon the project requirements.
  • Perform other duties as may be required to execute and implement all preconstruction responsibilities.

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.

Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.

Computer software proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Project Required.

Computer software proficiency with ProCore, Prolog or equivalent construction industry Estimating Software Applications and Project Management Information system required.

Computer software experience with Oracle P6, AutoCAD preferred

Valid Drivers' License in good standing, issued by resident state.

Will require some on-call response and travel.

Minimum Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or a related discipline

10+ years of recent experience in commercial or government construction industry

Full project life cycle experience (development, preconstruction, construction) In depth knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment, manpower, etc.

A substantial background in process management and a proven record of leading a team from design to construction with an emphasis on building client relationships is preferred.

Industry experience with increasing levels of responsibility

Experience managing people.

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.

Keywords: Ameresco, Framingham , Pre-Construction Project Manager, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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