Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Preconstruction Planning & Scheduling Specialist - Hospitality

    Job ID
    Construction Operations
    Regular Full-Time
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


    Shawmut's Hospitality team is looking for a Specialist in the area of Preconstruction Planning and Scheduling.  The purpose of this role is to support the project teams and estimating efforts with planning and scheduling services. This role is responsible for providing support during the preconstruction phase (schedules, plans and presentations to the owner) and input for a $250+ million, multi-office business group.


    RESPONSIBILITIES are as follows:


    Project Preparation

    • Working with the estimators and project teams, develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and deploy throughout preconstruction process.
    • Ensure proper set-up of and adherence to established best practices/processes
    • Partner with Estimating, Project Management and other key stakeholders
    • Serves as a scheduling expert and resource to assist project teams develop baseline work plans that can be tracked throughout the construction process

    Project Schedules

    • Work with project teams to ensure that every project is set up with a viable schedule, including procurement and design phases.
    • Provide constructibility feedback (challenges, risks, solutions)
    • Transition project to construction phase activities
    • Assist project teams with proper schedule updating and reporting (preconstruction).
    • Work with operations to periodically review schedule and procurement progress on active projects. 

    Project Pursuit

    • Participate in effort that drives development of proposals and interview preparation
    • Provides input during RFP process around logistics, schedules and constructibility
    • Participate in client meetings, interviews and presentations
    • Develop schedule options and project logistics in deal reviews

    People Development

    • Collaborate with Estimating and Project Management staff
    • Manage other preconstruction managers as needed
    • Drive and participate in continuous learning efforts (onboarding, training)


    • 5+ years of construction experience

    • Complex project experience in hospitality or similar high end projects

    • LEAN construction experience preferred

    • Strong Presentation and proposal skills

    • Vast knowledge of all trades and all phases of the preconstruction processes: scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposures, conceptual, final pricing/competitive bidding and market conditions

    • Construction related bachelor’s degree preferred



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