Construction Manager

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Los Angeles, California, US

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  49122


Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, WillScot Mobile Mini is the North American leader in innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions. Our growing network includes over 275 branch locations and multiple shared service centers throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

 As the leader in our industry for over 60 years, we are the only provider on the continent that can deliver everything customers need. Space. Storage. Furnishings. Services. Everything. With one order from us, they’re Ready to Work. Every facet of our company is geared toward providing this value. Our strong team of service-focused experts. Our vast fleet of quality portable units. Our turnkey solutions with limitless add-on options. Our expansive network that lets us deliver anywhere fast.

 The whole company is built to serve customer needs, but know that our employees are the organization's most valuable asset, and their ideas and experiences matter.  That's why we offer more than just a job - we provide growth and career opportunities.  Come Join Our Team!

WillScot seeks an experienced Construction/Project Manager to support the front-end pre-construction phases of our custom complex construction projects by: 

  • Interacting with customers and prospects, with our sales team, to present capabilities and develop scopes of work
  • Participating in bid/proposal development, deal structuring and approval from a technical and feasibility perspective
  • Preparing estimates from RFPs, preparing the technical package and establishing project budgets 

This is a forward-facing role interacting heavily with the WillScot sales team, customers and the construction services team.


Day to Day activities may include:

Customer Service

  • Communicating WillScot capabilities
  • Selling the modular solution and benefits and educating the customer
  • Qualifying the opportunity through direct communication with the Customer & clear understanding of project requirements
  • Assembling project information and developing project program requirements
  • Reviewing the proposed site, existing conditions/utilities and physical restrictions 

Sales Support

  • Providing VALUE by elevating the technical credibility of WillScot
  • Assisting the sales team in qualifying the Customer and opportunity
  • Minimizing business risk through accurate assessment of project feasibility
  • Providing general technical assistance and support: training and mentoring when needed
  • Maintaining constant dialogue with regards to market/industry trends, customers and new opportunities
  • Constantly communicating status on bids/proposals in progress, technical deal structuring and customer interaction

 Technical Support

  • Reviewing and qualifying bid/RFP documents
  • Reviewing blueprints and specifications, and performing take offs
  • Ensuring CS representations in pre-bid meetings and job walks
  • Participating in prebid meetings/job walks/and subcontractor qualifications
  • Developing project strategy and “Win Factors”
  • Technically structure the deal and identify cost efficient ways to provide the Customer with an optimum solution
  • Ensure Go/No Go reviews are scheduled on every project that is equal to or larger than (4) units
  • Offering value added product and service solutions, i.e. site services
  • Investigating state and local building codes and regulations
  • Developing project scope of work
  • Managing vendor and subcontractor selection including qualifying A/E firms
  • Reviewig all subcontractor RFQs as solicited by vendors
  • Developing the project baseline estimate
  • Assembling the Technical Package and conducting internal reviews
  • Delivering Technical to Sales Rep and communicating strategies
  • Developing milestone project schedule; working with the SPM to develop elaborate and detailed project schedules
  • Developing the project budget
  • Obtaining hard-costs from selected vendors and subcontractors at win
  • Scheduling Project Kick-off Reviews with the project team following award
  • Communicating regional bid activity on a weekly basis to the regional and corporate teams
  • Monitoring pre-construction progress including but not limited to preliminary and final drawings, proposal writing and submittal to the customer
  • Maintaining project schedules up to date and enforcing accountability measures on all front-end (bid activity) reporting
  • Conducting Post Mortem reviews to evaluate lost opportunities
  • Maintaining CS process and SOP 

Project Support

  • Manage assigned projects
  • Interpret plans, estimates and quantities of materials needed
  • Execute on approved plans, estimates, and procurement of work plan
  • Review contractor quotations and complete purchase requisitions required
  • Identification and solicitation of potentially new subcontractors.
  • Execute on planned construction budgets, procedures and schedules.
  • Review bidding and contract documents to ensure adherence to the applicable requirements
  • Examine building contract documents and negotiate with building owners and subcontractors any change orders


A successful CM candidate:

  • Has a Bachelor's degree (construction or engineering preference) and 3 years of experience estimating projects 
    • OR a high school degree and 5 years of estimating experience
  • Can perform effective blueprint take-offs
  • Can delineate subcontractor scopes of work
  • Is proficient in MS Project or other construction scheduling software
  • Can effectively use construction management/project management software
  • Has customer service and sales presentation skills to assist Sales Managers in closing deals
    • Including proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • A solid background in building trades and/or site development
  • Strong attention to detail and company processes and procedures

All WillScot team members must have:

  • PC Proficiency in Windows environment and MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills 
  • Extensive travel required and frequency of overnight travel dependent upon geographic territory
  • The highest levels of integrity
  • An unwavering commitment to SAFETY

Regional up to National travel of approximately 30% may be required.

WillScot is veteran-friendly. If you have military experience, we want to hear from you!


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. WillScot Mobile Mini takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans.


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