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Medxcel Facilities Management Director Preconstruction and Project Engineering in Indianapolis, Indiana

Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

The Director of Preconstruction and Project Engineering acts as a key leader in the entire work acquisition process including management, coordination, delivery and engineering of the preconstruction phases of capital projects with extensive internal/external client contact for Medxcel. The position is based out of the Medxcel Central Office located in Indianapolis, IN. In the role, the Director can expect to travel on a regular basis to the various sites for Medxcel.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in developing the strategy, vision and business planning process

  • Coordinate, manage, and supervise the work of subordinate preconstruction members and support staff

  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing and new clients

  • Lead preparation of proposals for new business and presentations to clients

  • Attend and participate in business meetings, industry events and conferences to promote firm in the markets we serve

  • Develop and maintain leads, review lead sources, participate and help guide the identification of pursuit targets

  • Participate in and assist in attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining top caliber talent

  • Prepare and analyze cost models during the Design Development and/or bidding period

  • Coordinate and assure that a preliminary construction schedule has been developed for each estimate

  • Produce progress estimates at design milestones, evaluate material and system costs, review document progress and coordination, build and maintain subcontractor and vendor relationships

  • Assure that the estimates, including general conditions, are accurate, complete, and reflect the actual requirements of the project

  • Plan and lead the preconstruction strategy meeting on the approach to the project or estimate

  • Assure that potential risk factors have been evaluated and reviewed with senior management

  • Responsible for variance reports allows for clear identification of changes to the estimate

  • Create realistic and detailed schedules for all design, approval, estimating and purchasing activities

  • Provide clear scopes of work to all bidders and pre-qualify bidders

  • Act as document reviewer and adviser for constructability and value analysis

  • Ensure estimates are complete and reflect all that is required to build the project

  • Provide monthly cost analysis for all active preconstruction assignments and manage the preconstruction department budgets

  • Organize and lead the transition meeting between the project operations team and the preconstruction team and coordinate the follow-up meetings

  • Travel 25-50%


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field

  • Master’s degree in related field preferred


  • CHFM, CHC or PE


  • At least 12 years of combined field and management of construction experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to client service

  • Leadership ability

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of applications and benefits of BIM (Building Information Modeling)

  • Working knowledge of eBuilder or similar construction software/databases

  • Problem-solving ability

  • Strong sense of urgency

  • Computer skills

  • Fundamental knowledge of contract law, project accounting and scheduling

  • Thorough working knowledge and understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, estimating, cost control, procurement and business development)

  • Proven ability to work within heavily matrixed organizations

ID: 2018-8610