Calhoun Construction Services, Inc. is a growing commercial general contractor located in Louisville, KY. Calhoun is looking for a highly motivated commercial pre-construction manager to join us in our unprecedented growth. Qualified candidates will possess experience estimating the construction of multiple types of projects, which will include both new construction and renovations.

If you would like to be part of our team and earn competitive industry pay you must have the following qualifications to be considered for the position:


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study
  • Minimum 5+ years of related experience and/or training
  • LEED AP preferred, but not required
  • Manage owner and a/e relationships
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level; knowledge of Viewpoint is a plus
  • Knowledge of construction processes and terminology
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • Proven positive and professional attitude and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills; both internal and external
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Job Duties:

  • Overall coordination of preconstruction efforts on all projects
  • Early Client connections: Understand needs & lead the Customer Expectation process and tracking
  • Spearhead the precon portion of the Plan & Execute Process
  • Assist estimating with hard bid projects (estimate review, constructability)
  • Keep the project tracking up to date
  • Review & understand the Owner contract language – identify key risk areas and manage to them
  • Lead the RFP writing process and provide coordination between marketing and OPS department
  • Relationship building and partnering with Subcontractors and Vendors
  • Lead team meetings to track the project’s progress (preconstruction phase)
  • Lead and Assist OPS team in creating Master project schedules, Phasing plans, Site logistics plans, and other proposal deliverables.
  • Site visits for pre-bid walk through’s, RFP’s and negotiated work
  • Track key precon deliverables going to the Client. Ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Assist in reviewing and understanding Owner contract language. Assist with negotiations and see thru execution of final Agreements
  • Safety & Logistics pre planning with Superintendent (Site logistics, equipment, unique aspects of the job, ensure proper safety budget is in place)
  • Architect and consultant relationship building
  • Map out profit centers and enhance project fees
  • Lead Subcontractor prequalification process
  • Attend any post mortem or lessons learned meetings to help teams avoid future issues
  • Oversight for estimating team
  • Gain understanding of all special project regulatory requirements (Erosion control, dust control, noise ordinances, etc). Budget accordingly
  • Align necessary team members to maintain high quality of deliverables
  • Report and escalate issues to management when necessary
  • Participate in BIM / VDC process during the precon phase
  • Align actions with company initiatives and goals (EOS L10)

Benefit Package:

Calhoun Construction is proud to offer you-

  • Health Insurance- Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Group Life Insurance / AD&D
  • 401(k) Match
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account


To apply please send an email including your resume to or apply in person at Calhoun Construction: 7707 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214.