Preconstruction Manager

Company Name:  Baker Concrete Construction, Inc

Littleton, CO, US, 80120

Req ID: 4554
Travel: Up to 25%
Number of Openings: 1 


If you’re driven to accomplish great things, Baker is looking for you. As the nation’s leading specialty concrete contractor, Baker has constructed every type of concrete structure imaginable in more than 1,200 cities across the U.S. Today, more than 5,000 co-workers proudly wear the Baker logo.


At Baker, you’ll do more, be more, and gain more with a company that puts the key to success in your hands. Join an elite team that recognizes commitment and supports your professional growth; that believes focus + hard work + smarts equals opportunity; that provides more options to take your career to the next level. You’ll achieve more in a day, in a year, and in your career than you thought possible. Apply today — we’re ready to build.



The Preconstruction Manager is responsible for monitoring the construction marketplace. Determines cost associated with the building process.  In addition to cost estimating, handles the bidding process. Responsible for managing multiple functions preceding the construction phase including any combination of activities such as estimating, marketing, business development, scheduling, contracts, etc.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Preconstruction Manager will perform the following duties in a safe, productive, and effective manner: 

  • Maintains relationships with existing clients and monitors level of customer satisfaction 
  • Continues prospecting activities with existing clients  
  • Develops and nurtures business relationships with targeted prospective clients 
  • Develops and submits customized proposals to address targeted opportunities 
  • Maintains communications with corporate
  • Assists with negotiating business agreements into closed sales
  • Ensures consistency between proposals and final contractual agreements
  • Delivers, defines, and discusses the project and contracted agreements with operations and administration
  • Collaborates with the estimators to ensure a complete estimate, including:
    • Assembling of quantities in pricing format to reflect bid form requirements
    • Creating baseline job duration
    • Determining what special equipment might be job specific
    • Applying the best value vendors/subs to the estimate
    • Identifying to whom we are bidding and prepares appropriate bid form, bid proposal letter and/or qualifications
    • Ensures “Standard Conditions” are included in every proposal
    • Reviews with Operations for productivity/manpower, etc.
    • Packages and sends proposal on time
  • Communicates with clients during bid process to ensure appropriate BCCI positioning in the marketplace 
  • Supervises, trains, evaluates, and develops direct reports to ensure maximum returns on investment
  • Addresses complaints appropriately
  • Provides guidance, direction, coaching, and support to direct reports to maximize individual and overall department performance
    • Responsible for holding timely performance appraisals and progress reviews
    • Assists direct reports in developing sort and long-term goals that align with department and Company mission and strategy
    • Ensures direct reports receive appropriate training that aligns with career development plans.  Training may be remedial, ‘maintenance’, or geared to promotion.
  • Takes appropriate action to develop direct reports including, but not limited to, preparing and monitoring career development plans, promotions, demotions, lateral moves, corrective action, and progressive discipline.
  • Recommends that direct reports receive timely and appropriate compensation
  • Collaborates with HR to ensure compliance with all employment laws, and related Company policies; may be responsible for conducting training or coordinating workshops related to such compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Line and Grade experience 
  • ACI Finisher Technician
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft software programs such as Word and Excel 
  • Vista, Timberline, and P6 preferred


The following competencies are needed to successfully perform this job:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, technical procedures, financial reports, and legal documents 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures 
  • Ability to understand and work with contracts, specifications, drawings, and scope of work 
  • Strong financial, insurance, and bonding knowledge of the company
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Understanding of Cost Accounting financial and bonding documents
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of fellow co-workers and mesh them together to create successful teams 
  • Ability to define problems, collect information, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
  • Ability to develop construction schedules via the critical path method

When you join Baker, you become part of a team that is driven to do more. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package, extensive training, and a culture that is built on the values of People, Honor, and Grit. 


Baker is an EOE Disability/Veterans Employer.


Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing or calling 1-513-539-4000 and asking for HR.

Typical salary range is $120,000 to $155,000.


Nearest Major Market: Denver