Building Association of South Central Indiana

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Pre-Construction Lead / Estimator

Bailey & Weiler Design/Build

Bloomington, IN 47404
$25 – $35 an hour 
Full-time, Part-time

The team at Bailey & Weiler designs and builds custom homes, home additions/renovations and light commercial projects in Bloomington, Indiana and surrounding areas. We are seeking a Pre-Construction Lead to qualify project leads and coordinate the design, selections and estimating activities through execution of the construction agreement.

Responsibilities include:

New Leads

  • Follow up on all new leads within 24 hours of receipt.
  • Respectfully respond to non-qualified projects and suggest potential resources whenever possible.
  • Execute a Pre-construction agreement for all qualified leads.
  • Generate new relationships and solidify existing partnerships with architects, designers, realtors, bankers and past clients.
  • Represent the company at relevant networking and social events.

Design & Selections

  • Work with internal and external design resources to develop a design that meets the client’s functional, aesthetic and budgetary requirements.
  • Ensure Selections Lead has the necessary information to assist the client with fixture, material and finish selections.
  • Ensure the final selections are documented and approved by client.


  • Obtain bids and estimates from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Ensure Construction Lead has visited site if necessary to confirm scope and prepare accurate labor estimates.
  • Prepare project budget based on scope and specifications.
  • Review budget with Construction Lead prior to presenting to client.


  • Execute a construction agreement that includes the design, budget and selections.
  • Schedule Construction Turnover meeting for every project upon execution of construction agreement.


  • Update sales lead status in tracking software as activities occur.
  • Maintain respectful working relationships with clients, team members, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Attend weekly Leadership and project review meetings.

Necessary Skills and Experience include:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong experience with spreadsheets and analytical thinking.
  • Patience to work with a wide range of personalities.
  • Aptitude for “can do” problem-solving problems as issues arise.
  • Ability to communicate with a supportive and respectful demeanor.
  • Solid understanding of construction process and construction costs
  • Knowledge of current building codes.
  • Excellent attitude and supportive team member.

Our Location

Bloomington is nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana. Our town is home to 85,000 residents and serves as a home away from home for tens of thousands of Indiana University students and alumni. The city has a dynamic energy, spectacular scenery, outdoor activities, world-class educational opportunities, Big Ten sporting events, thriving local businesses, a vibrant arts scene and unique shopping and dining experiences.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $25.00 – $35.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • construction: 5 years (Preferred)
  • project management: 3 years (Preferred)

Hours per week:

  • 30-39