The HR Team
  • 11-Oct-2017 to 10-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Plano-Coudon offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental & vision plans, vacation/sick, 401(k) plan with company contribution, and company paid life and disability.

Do you know a rising star in the construction industry who is looking to soar higher and become a leader? Do you know someone who is eager to impact operations and drive growth inside our dynamic, best-in-class construction firm? Plano-Coudon Construction is seeking a skilled and ambitious professional to be our Director of Preconstruction. 

The Director of Preconstruction will lead, develop and manage the estimating and pre-construction functions of the company, including strategy and operations.   Oversee all marketing and communications for the company.    


Big Picture

  • Prepare and lead strategic planning for the growth and development of the Preconstruction Department in support of the Company's overall Vision.
  • Manage the Preconstruction Department staff including Estimators, Proposal Writers, Marketing and Communications personnel. Recruit, train and develop staff.
  • Engage in extracurricular industry activities including trade associations and community organizations to promote the company as well as your personal brand as a leader.

Pipeline Management

  • Manage the tracking and forecasting of our project pipeline including overseeing the use of our CRM software platform.
  • Assist leadership team in developing CRM strategy including identification of key clients and contacts and our approach to developing these relationships.
  • Manage all leads and opportunities the company receives to the best outcome. Utilize a disciplined "Go, No Go" system to identify the highest and best use of our resources to capture quality work.

Preconstruction & Estimating

  • Interface with clients to assist with conceptual budgets, site selection, feasibility of projects. Be a trusted resource for clients at the early stage of projects.
  • Provide value added services to clients to include system studies, industry trends, and value analysis.
  • Assign resources as required to provide responsive bid proposals and preconstruction deliverables. Coordinate with Operations team for additional support needed.
  • Identify and evaluate risk factors related to each bid response. Communicate major risks with Ownership to determine risk tolerance for bids.
  • Use a strategic approach to maximize our chances of winning bids.
  • Stay in tune with company backlog, understanding where future projects are needed to maintain a high utilization of the Operations staff and to meet our budget.
  • Promote best practices for estimating approach and deliverables to maintain a high standard and value for our clients.
  • Develop and maintain a strong pool of subcontractors able to support Plano-Coudon's work and deliver great results.
  • Develop and evaluate schedules as required to support bid proposals.
  • Participate on and assist teams to strategize and develop winning presentations.
  • Organize and lead transition meeting between the estimating team and the operation team.

Marketing & Communications

  • Oversee website content, regular publications and social media program.
  • Manage our 3rd party Marketing and Communications consultant.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 15 year(s) of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


To Apply

If you are the right person who is ready to tackle a leadership role inside our dynamic, growing company, please submit your resume and salary requirements for consideration.


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