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Estimator

Dragados New York Full-Time
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The Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/business development staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Estimator is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of estimates for jobs to be bid, including preparation and supervision of take offs and coordination and/or supervisions of other estimators and engineers. The Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering and industry principles.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications.

  • Determine labor and equipment costs.

  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

    • Discuss and propose the most proper means and method.

  • • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.

  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.

  • • Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.

  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

  • Perform certain post-bid buyouts.

  • Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with Clients, Owners, and

     and Suppliers, and JV Partners.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture

  • 5-10 years experience estimating heavy civil projects

  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software – HCSS Heavy Bid

  • Effective presentation skills

  • Advanced computers skills with MS Office

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, Carlson, InRoads or Geopak desirable

  • Knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles

  • Familiarity of all aspects of horizontal and infrastructure projects

  • Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and multi-tasked.

  • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

  • Ability to work with other engineers and estimators and be part of a team

  • Excellent written an oral communicator.

    DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Skills required

Customer Service
Quality Assurance
Cost Estimating Software
Communications
Estimating Procedures
Quantity Surveying

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Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados S.A. is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries.

The projects built by Dragados S.A. are recognized by their sheer size, technical intricacy, use of the latest technologies, and innovation to resolve technical challenges.

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