Assistant Preconstruction Manager / HPM



The Assistant Preconstruction Manager is responsible for assisting with the delivery of preconstruction services for projects, providing input, coordination and problem solving, at all stages of design. The Assistant Preconstruction Manager is charged with providing support to the Preconstruction Manager, guiding projects through the preconstruction / design phase, while maintaining each project’s desired program, scope, and quality, to ensure effective schedule and cost control. In this role you may be required to travel up to 10% of the time.


  • Produce detailed and accurate quantity take-offs for use in estimates. Assist in managing the bid and procurement process including managing document/information flow, scoping the work required, managing market participation, and compiling all internal pricing documentation for review.
  • Assist in assembling the estimates. Analyze marketplace pricing for completeness and adherence to proposal requirements established for a specific trade.
  • Help project team review documents for completeness; verify that previously accepted VE suggestions are incorporated; support constructability and check-set review comments to design team to ensure quality.
  • Assist Pre-construction Manager with providing complete preconstruction services to Clients and design teams for assigned projects (input, coordination and problem solving) at all stages of design.
  • Prepare team directory, meeting agendas, meeting minutes and other administrative tasks as required; proactively communicate information to project team members.
  • Prepare and track Action List items during preconstruction period for purposes of design and preconstruction management.
  • Participate in preparations for and delivery of team sales presentations / interviews for potential new work.
  • Incorporate technology into presentations (Sketchup, BIM, etc.), as appropriate.
  • Assist with scheduling, planning, conducting and facilitating design / preconstruction meetings with Owners and design team.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field 
  • 1-3 years of experience within a Pre-construction/Estimating environment. Knowledge of principles and practices of construction cost estimating, conceptual budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Experience working with Sketchup, Revit, VICO, NavisWorks, On-Screen Take-Off and Suretrak
  • LEED AP, CDP, DBIA Certifications preferred
  • Valid Driver's License Required

 Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed mainly in an indoor and outdoor setting with exposure to all types of weather and temperature conditions, and travel from site to site.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

EOE - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities

HPM does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of HPM without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of HPM.