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Preconstruction Director

Woodstone, Inc.
Woodstone, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN 55428
$120,000 - $180,000 a year - Full-time


Woodstone, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN 55428

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

General Overview:

Woodstone, Inc. is a fast-growing progressive General Contractor, specializing in commercial construction including healthcare, hospitality, community, and residential.

Woodstone believes in forming lasting partnerships with every client. We do this by building trust, being transparent, and always delivering a high-quality finished product. As a fast-growing company in the construction industry, we consistently work on new and unique projects – and we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team.

We are currently seeking an experienced Preconstruction Director to join the team.

Core Values:

Our biggest differentiator is our people that embody Woodstone’s core values:

  • Integrity
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Finisher

Woodstone uses an Entrepreneur Operating System. This includes hiring, reviews, reward, and recognize people based on our Core Values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Preconstruction Director:

High-level experience and understanding in:

Leadership of the Preconstruction Team:

  • Directing and coaching the Preconstruction Team with a focus on effective leadership to ensure cohesive collaboration and goal alignment.

Management of the Preconstruction Team:

  • Efficiently overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Preconstruction Team, ensuring tasks are executed promptly and in accordance with established core process.

Accountability of the Preconstruction Team:

  • Holding the Preconstruction Team responsible for their actions and ensuring collective accountability for project success.

Key Steps in the Preconstruction Core Process:

  • Improve the process that guides overall Preconstruction and all related activities.
  • Ensuring completion of key steps in the Preconstruction Core Process, including internal kickoff meetings, cost estimation, invitation to bids, and participation in owner presentations.

Cost Estimation:

  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to establish and manage conceptual budgets.
  • Align budgetary requirements with project goals in collaboration with design and engineering teams.
  • Develop and oversee all cost estimates for projects.
  • Identify opportunities for value engineering to optimize project costs without compromising quality.
  • Explore alternate materials and construction methods for cost savings.

Invitation to Bids:

  • Oversee the bidding process, evaluating subcontractor and supplier proposals to facilitate an informed decision-making process.
  • Work with team to develop clear concise scope and schedule and project requirements

Participation in Owner Presentations:

  • Actively participate in owner presentations, contributing to effective communication and understanding of project goals.

Ownership of Consistent Development of the Company Estimating Database:

  • Taking ownership of maintaining and enhancing the company's Estimating Database, ensuring its accuracy and relevance.

Technology Utilization:

  • Utilize construction management software and tools to streamline the Preconstruction Core Process.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and advancements in construction technology, incorporating relevant tools for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness.

This is just a partial list of what is expected to be a successful Preconstruction Director at Woodstone, Inc.

Candidate Profile

  • Strong Leadership and Management skills
  • Empathy
  • Willingness to learn
  • Willingness to mentor people and be mentored
  • Good teammate
  • Detail oriented

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field with relevant experience
  • Or Associates Degree/Technical Certificate with relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft O365 software
  • Procore experience is a plus
  • Viewpoint Spectrum experience is a plus
  • Oracle Primavera Cloud experience is a plus

What We Offer:

We offer competitive wages along with benefits which include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid long-term disability
  • 401(k) with employer contribution match
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays

Woodstone, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $120,000.00 - $180,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Procore: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Oracle Primavera Cloud: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person