Pre-Construction Manager

Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-TX-Austin
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Z Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries, seeks a Pre-Construction Manager to oversee the construction of our projects.  Reporting to General Manager - Projects, the Pre-Construction Manager is responsible for the coordination of all post design/pre break ground activities within the total project scope, as well as ensuring frequent progress communication with clients, internal and external.  The Pre-Construction Manager plans, directs and coordinates all activities concerned with the trade qualifications, bidding, and activities leading up to mobilizing on one of our Z Modular projects.


  • Develop a catalog of subcontractors in each trade that meet Z Mod standards
  • Pre qual subcontractors for Project Managers 
  • Create a sub list that is sufficiently deep with trades for each scope
  • Manage bid Process through Building Connected and Procore
  • Leading up to bid time – hold preconstruction meetings and walk throughs with trades – include site construction team as applicable.
  • Update current, create new, and update bid scopes for each product line and site.
  • Scope trade bids as submitted. Discuss variances and ensure final bid is applicable and accurate.
  • Coordinate with design to finalize material and material quantity lists per product line.
  • Prioritize with site construction team order of buy out per site so just in time subcontracts are not needed.
  • Work with purchasing on long term material pricing.
  • Maintain template subcontract agreements, to include short form consultant agreements.
  • Assist with preparation of all Purchase Orders, requisitions, proposals, etc.
  • Attend Design/Engineering and AOC meetings as needed to stay up to date with this role.
  • Conduct project management calls with Z Modular personnel.
  • Other duties as assignment by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Building Science preferred
  • Must have a minimum of (5) years of commercial construction Project Management experience
  • Ability to travel to Z Modular production and project site locations within the US, minimum of twice/month up to once/week as needed
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced construction manufacturing/construction environment where upfront planning is pivotal to the success of our projects
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for several hours
  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull.
  • Ability to lift up to 10lbs
  • Must be able to stand for 10-12 hours
  • Ability to perform work in a plant/manufacturing/construction environment
  • Other physical requirements as needed for job

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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