Since 1979 PARIC has focused on being one of the top general contractors, construction managers and design/build firms in the region. As one of the largest privately held companies in the Midwest, PARIC prides itself in investing in the community and building lasting client relationships.

PARIC people operate in accordance with our core values in a safe, client-focused manner aimed at delivering excellence. To ensure this, we recruit the highest caliber talent and provide them with the most advanced tools and training turning our clients’ visions into reality.


Position Summary

This position is responsible for leading and driving the preconstruction process and leading the precon design schedule by appropriately utilizing available resources, executing a plan and strategy.




  • Own decision making
  • Identify, obtain, and leverage resources outside estimating
  • Understand individual team members capabilities
  • Own team member accountability
  • Identify owner deliverables upfront
  • Own overview of general conditions, and constructability
  • Preview estimate with Lead Estimator and team
  • Aware of deal and contract terms
  • Proactively learn markets re: proformas, standard costs, etc. Gather info for correct analysis early in the process
  • Explain the why of costs to ownership
  • Understand systems-level costs
  • Develop and manager pre-con and design schedule
  • Develop and manage profitability strategy in pre-con
  • Challenge standards to decrease cost and improve hit rate
  • Encourage and teach teams to provide solutions to problems
  • Attend quarterly job reviews for your projects
  • Drive creative solutions for budget issues
  • Leverage internal resources
  • Create and execute MBE/geographic plans
  • Develop, monitor, and manage Pre-con budget related to profitability
  • Participate in buyout
  • Utilize PSP and direct purchase capabilities
  • Foster relationships with design, owner, subcontractors, city/AHJ
  • Be a trusted advisor to and extension of owner’s staff
  • Understand owners critical success factors
  • Manager financial communication plan with client
  • Communicate risks and concerns upward appropriately and timely




  • 7-10 or more years of construction estimating experience



AAP/EEO Statement

PARIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.