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Preconstruction Executive, Manufacturing - KCMO or DFW

Posted: 10/17/2022

It’s easy to love your job when you’re surrounded by driven, passionate leaders. We show up every day and give it our all; not because we have to, but because we want to. Our associates work in an interactive, team-based environment, where all opinions are respected and individual efforts significantly contribute to the success of the company. We believe the confidence and fulfillment that comes from being valued and appreciated makes us even more successful at our construction jobs. We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business!



This position can be located in our Kansas City, MO or our Dallas, TX office.


Provides market and project leadership focused on Food & Beverage, Consumer Products and Packaged goods, Pharmaceutical/BioTech, Beer Wine and Spirits and Electronics manufacturing. Takes ownership of vertical market or large complex individual projects and team leadership. Responsible for day-to-day coordination with operations and assisting or leading the preconstruction process.





  • Provides market or project team leadership.

  • Leads client and design team management and relationship development.

  • Leads project strategy and development of PFP.

  • Ensures execution of PFP plan throughout the preconstruction process.

  • Comprehends contract and contract terms.

  • Ensures effective conceptual estimating by team.

  • Maintains and monitors preconstruction process.



  • Develops strategic trade partner relationships.

  • Conducts vertical market analysis and development of expertise.

  • Manages and provides input into value engineering and development of cost strategies.

  • Coordinates team staffing and communication of needs and capacity.

  • Coordinates estimate reviews.


Project Development

  • Networks actively within the community and generates leads.

  • Assists or leads opportunity development.

  • Assists in pursuit process and strategy development.


Department Responsibility

  • Mentors’ associates.

  • Recruits talent for the department and ensures appropriate staffing.

  • Improves processes and technology.

  • Responsible for use and adaption to McCownGordon processes and procedures.

  • Communicates regularly with associates regarding expectations, goals, and performance during Career Conversations and regular feedback through the year.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements before going into job)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • 11+ years’ experience in Estimating or Preconstruction.

  • Proven track record of training, leading and mentoring associates.

  • Extensive knowledge of estimating and preconstruction processes and software.



The position requires work in an office environment with up to 25% travel out of state. Note:  This job description reflects a summary of the job and does not prescribe or restrict the responsibilities that may be assigned.   The job description is subject to change at any time.

McCownGordon Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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