Pre-Construction Manager

Denver, CO posted on December 14

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Western States Reclamation Inc. (WSRI) is a very successful 35 year old environmental Contracting corporation. We seek a qualified individual to manage all preconstruction activities related to Business Development, Prequalification Statements, Technical Proposal Preparation and Estimating.


 Our current service areas include land restoration, revegetation, erosion control, wetlands construction, stream channel reconstruction, forest fire revegetation, landscape/irrigation construction, and earthwork. Clients include energy companies, land developers, Department of Transportation Agencies, and all levels of government agencies that oversee Natural Resource Projects.  Our projects are located throughout the western U.S. and currently range in size from $10K to $8M single contract volume. 

This is a newly created position that is part of the corporate management team and requires strong leadership skills. You will direct the efforts of up to 5 estimators at various levels of experience at this time.

Key position requirements consist of the following:

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to all business development and new business acquisition activities including marketing, sales and estimating.
  • Track and help manage the Company’s backlog of work-on-hand and in the pipeline to optimize crew/equipment utilization and gross margins.
  • Work with the company’s leadership team to determine Gross Profit Margin strategies for future bids.
  • Provide strategic direction to the selection process and determine which opportunities to pursue and which projects to bid.
  • Manage the company’s risk by assessing the customers and project opportunities that the company chooses to pursue and bid.
  • On-going analysis of bid results and market trends.
  • Oversee timely follow-up to General Contractors on past bids.
  • Provide advice to management on final margin decisions for outgoing bids.
  • Manage Business Development and estimating priorities to generate the optimal balance of workload and gross margins for the company
  • Continually update project profiles and prequalification information for submission on future projects.
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients, especially clients that provide the company with negotiated work. Develop relationships with prospective new clients.
  • Explore new markets and services to compliment and diversify the company’s current services.
  • Develop strategies that make sure that the company is capturing market share of our most lucrative type projects.


Successful candidate must have at least 5 yrs. of previous experience as a Preconstruction Manager in heavy/highway or reclamation field with exceptional knowledge of project estimating procedures.  Must have excellent writing/oral skills, leadership skills, and keen negotiating skills.  Position requires B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Environmental Sciences.  MBA is a plus.


Excellent wages, benefits, 401K,annual bonus consideration, and vehicle allowance for the right person. Also, the successful candidate may be eligible for the company Continuance Plan after one year. Please, only those individuals with construction experience should apply.  More details on WSRI and this position are available on website .  Send resume with salary history to