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Preconstruction Engineer Job Summary:
The Preconstruction Engineer assists with a variety of project development related functions, including project designs and budgets, while acting as a resource throughout the project.

Preconstruction Engineer Essential Functions Areas:
Design / Engineering:
  • Assist in conceptually finishing the design on incomplete decision documents.
  • Review of design documents for evaluation of project, cost impact, and schedule impact.
  • Review engineering calculations by the design engineer.
  • Assist in performing life cycle cost analysis of systems and options to generate desirable outcomes for potential clients.
  • Provide support with the generation of schematic drawings of systems for consultation.
  • Support Preconstruction Manager in overseeing the design progress on design-assist and design-build projects in terms of scope control, schedule impact and coordination.
  • Serve as a resource for Project Managers and Field personnel on design issues.
  • Research solutions to engineering applications both internally and externally.
  • Assist with generating budget estimates along with scope definition from incomplete design information.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a preliminary estimating method, format and process that meets our preliminary estimating goals.
  • Maintain effective communication with estimating team and project team to make sure estimate is current and accurate.
  • Update preliminary estimates until final design is complete.
  • Generate and maintain database of estimating information from past projects.
 Critical Path Schedule Items:
  • Develop preliminary mechanical project schedules, soliciting input from the Preconstruction Manager, Project Manager and estimating team.
  • Assist the Project Manager for updates to the project schedule until preconstruction ends.
  • Assist in the creation of documents and presentations to communicate to project engineers, architects and owners on decision making process for critical path items.
Business Development:
  • Develop and foster effective relationships with clients who possess decision making authority.
  • Take support role in marketing of design-assist and design-build projects as coordinated with regional leadership.
  • Assist in proposal generation for new project solicitations to include but not limited to:
    • Communicating preconstruction team’s capabilities and value
    • High level estimate demonstration based on what is known about high level project goals and assumptions
    • Aggregation of past project successes, metrics, techniques that will provide future value to prospective clients
Other duties as assigned.

Experience, technical skills & attributes required:
  • Experience and knowledge in construction industry
  • Ability to work well with the sales and engineering teams to ensure complete and accurate solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to set and manage priorities
  • Proficiency in operating Microsoft Office programs, Adobe, Bluebeam, etc.
  • Strong customer advocacy
  • Good organizational, analytical and problem solving ability
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Energetic with a high sense of urgency
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, preferred
  • FE Certification or PE preferred, but not mandatory
  • 3+ years of ESCO project development engineering experience preferred but not mandatory

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time Monday - Friday

McClure Company is an Equal opportunity employer.  This Company considers candidates regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


This is a full time position

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