Nabholz Construction Serv Preconstruction Specialist in Springfield, Missouri

Originally founded as a small construction company in 1949, Nabholz is now a team of more than 1,000 industry leading professionals working together to serve our clients, communities, and each other. Over the last 69 years, we've grown into a national multi-service contractor offering a full range of construction, industrial, civil, and environmental services.

We are proud to offer you:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Care

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Voluntary Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Dependent Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident Recovery

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

  • Direct Deposit

  • Wellness Program with Incentives


Experienced constructor responsible for all aspects of preconstruction on a project from concept through design.

Must have experience in all aspects of estimating, scheduling, constructability, value analysis and technical knowledge of subcontract trades. Must have good communication skills to interact with internal and external clients.

Typical Duties:

  • Lead the project preconstruction team.

  • Assist in the preparation of an outline project approach setting forth preliminary goals which include overall scope of work, design intent, preliminary budget, schedule, and assignment of project team responsibilities.

  • Prepare preliminary master construction schedule outlining the critical path of the project from design through commissioning.

  • Evaluate the existing site conditions, coordinate necessary site investigations and studies.

  • Review drawings for conformance with project requirements and budget.

  • Assist in reviewing the requirements of governmental agencies having jurisdiction.

  • Facilitation of Team meetings throughout the preconstruction process.

  • Prepare cost estimates based on layouts and preliminary plans.

  • Conduct value engineering analysis including cost, construction feasibility, and schedule impact.

  • Assist in the preparation of “front end” documents, including General and Special Conditions clearly defining project scope.

  • Develop a competitive bid strategy for subcontracts with consideration for schedule and cost.

  • Assist Project Management in the development of a recommended bidder’s list for each component of the work.

  • Overall project schedule including owner items

  • Assess risk associated with projects early

  • Manage in house teams and project teams

  • Requires management of multiple projects concurrently in different stages of development


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or equivalent combination of education training and experience.

  • 7-10 yrs. combined experience as a construction PM or Estimator

  • Previous experience with the pre-construction phases of the building process

  • Conceptual estimating experience

  • Experience with BIM (Building Information Modeling)

  • Strong project management skills are required to plan and execute several projects simultaneously

  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, writing, communications and leadership skills to form and maintain effective project teams

  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and schedule multiple tasks with general management direction. Adjust to changing priorities, identify and manage resolution to complex issues.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to continuously sit, stand or walk.

  • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally

  • Ability to work in heat or cold, work outside

    Work environment:

  • Office, cubicle or work station, Job trailer or office

AA/EOE. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled People Encouraged to Apply

Employment at Nabholz is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Nabholz is a drug-free workplace and an E-Verify employer. The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.