Array Northampton, MA

Senior Pre-Construction Manager

Keiter Corporation is a family-run business that has grown and flourished thanks in part to the core values we live by. Trust, Communication, Accountability, Respect, and Growth.

We focus on career building, competitive salaries, and rewarding benefits for all our employees.


  • Oversee all stages of the pre-construction project life cycle
  • Develop and maintain relationships
  • Identify labor, material and time requirements
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Represent the company for strategic pursuits
  • Prepare and oversee cost estimates and bid documents
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of material take-offs
  • Obtain comparative and competitive quotations for materials and subcontractors
  • Prepare pre-construction project schedules
  • Collaborate with pre-construction team to coach and review project proposals and estimates
  • Manage Requests for Proposal (RFP’s) / bid cycles
  • Schedule and coordinate project site walkthroughs with potential subcontractors and vendors
  • Complete a thorough de-scoping of vendor and subcontractor proposals
  • Review budget, profitability goals, customer, and project profile with the project team
  • Continuously improve the identification and accuracy of cost figures
  • Ensure that all bid / estimate documents are complete and accurate prior to submission to the client
  • Act as a resource to project management during the operations transition process
  • Support Business development and client development efforts


  • 10 – 15 years of pre-construction management experience
  • Extensive knowledge in commercial, industrial, and residential construction
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications
  • Thorough knowledge of construction costs, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, accounting, and engineering principles
  • Ability to identify project risks and plan accordingly
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiating skills
  • Demonstrated ability to improve processes and create efficiencies
  • Analytical with a high attention to detail
  • Highly developed sense of professional ethics
  • Ability to lead a team as well as work independently
  • Proficient in estimating software
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Organized
  • Project management experience
  • MA CSL preferred


Our team works hard, and in return, we provide a comprehensive suite of benefits from health insurance to paid vacation, sick time, and 401K retirement plan. Our employees mean the world to us, so we’re constantly evaluating fair and equitable compensation.

  • Health insurance
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long and short-term disability insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Leadership, construction and operational skills training and development
  • Higher education tuition reimbursement
  • Paid vacation, personal / sick time, and holidays
  • Employee referral program bonus

Job Type: Full-time

Location: In person – Northampton, MA