This position will be filled at either the Santa Monica Corporate or the Phoenix Corporate Office.
Position Description: The Manager, Preconstruction is responsible for planning, coordination, and management of the design, estimating, and planning phases of construction projects at each assigned property. Preconstruction Managers must work in partnership with Development, Design & Planning, Construction, Tenant Coordination, Leasing, and Property Management/Operations to achieve the department’s business goals and is expected to do so on numerous projects concurrently or on a large project with assistance/oversight from a Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction.
Essential Job Functions
Interface with Development, Leasing, and Operations to respond to the needs for conceptual estimates on potential development, leasing-driven, and CAPEX projects.
Create initial project schedules and clearly define project scope to accompany the conceptual estimate.
Prepare estimates or portions of estimates for review by the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction.
Perform site reviews and develop property condition reports as necessary.
Assist the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction to develop the project site logistics / phasing plan.
Touch base with the contracting community periodically to stay current on construction cost information.
Track assigned portions of the project budget through the development, design, and preconstruction process.
Create RFP, bid, recommend, and manage civil engineer, soils engineer, and surveyor during the design phase, as determined by the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction during the design and preconstruction phase.
Track and follow up on the RFP’s bid analysis and present for review to the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction.
Process contractor/consultant changes including ensuring accuracy and verifying all aspects of each change order for assigned projects.
Prepare reports and distribute accordingly on specific aspects of the preconstruction program as designated by the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction.
Assist Design & Planning during schematic design, design development, and construction documentation to provide constructability reviews and updated project estimates when defined in the initial project schedule.
Ensure the project moves through internal approvals and the design phase in accordance with the initial project schedule. Update & maintain the initial project schedule as required. Communicate important design/development/preconstruction milestones to the projects team as often as is appropriate.
Take responsibility for the project during the transition period to ensure a clean hand-off in accordance with the project transition timeline identified by the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction.
In conjunction with the Construction, when needed, create RFP, bid, interview, select, and write contract for the general contractors.
Track and organize project information, documents, and correspondence. Work with TC and the Construction PM’s to obtain historical cost data in the appropriate formats and input into the cost database.
Assist with group goals and objectives relating to estimating, the cost database, and preconstruction.
Have routine exposure to and interaction with the Senior Manager or AVP, Preconstruction, Design Mangers, and Development Managers, with occasional interactions with VP’s in each discipline.
All other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management is preferred. Noteworthy candidates without a formal degree may be considered
Supplemental education from ICSC or related industry group is a plus.
Minimum of 5 to 7 years experience in the management of construction projects with emphasis on retail.
All applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, including corresponding core job requirements, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities (and others in accordance with applicable law) to perform the essential functions of the job, consistent with applicable laws and Company policy.
A Culture of Belonging
At Macerich, we are committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We believe our diversity creates value for our employees, workplaces and town centers, and the communities we serve.
We strive to hire great people from diverse backgrounds, and we are stronger for it. We want our employees to thrive, feel valued and respected, and therefore encourage a culture of learning, acknowledging, and celebrating individual uniqueness. We are proud of our practices and the equal opportunity for employment and advancement we foster across the organization.
In support of our culture of belonging, Macerich welcomes qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth and pregnancy-related medical conditions), sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other characteristic or class protected under federal, state, or local law. Additional information is contained in Macerich’s Anti-Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Policy, which can be provided to applicants upon request. Macerich also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the application process or your employment, please contact Human Resources.
Macerich, an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust, which focuses on the acquisition, leasing, management, development and
redevelopment of regional malls throughout the United States (NYSE:MAC).