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Procurement Engineer at Acciona

Procurement Engineer

Acciona Fargo, ND Full-Time

We are an international company with a workforce of more than 38,500 top professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents. Leaders in Innovation and Technological Development at the service of society, we’re looking for experts in designing a better planet who can go out there and promote sustainable development and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including global warming, overpopulation and water scarcity.  Acciona offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance where relocation is required and approved, 401(k) retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more.

Job Description SummaryACCIONA is looking for a Procurement Engineer for a Construction Project in North Dakota, USA.

Job Description

The Procurement Engineer is responsible for all the procurement activities of the Subcontract packages and strategic supplies in accordance with the established budgets for the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project – Diversion Channel and Associated Infrastructure Works. The incumbent will report to and be under the supervision and direction of the Procurement Manager.


  • Research and identify potential Subcontractors / Suppliers for the Project. Engage with these subcontractors / suppliers and request them to register for prequalification to allow them to be invited to tender on selected packages.
  • Follow up to determine the qualification and evaluation of selected Subcontractors / Suppliers.
  • Issue Requests for Quotations (RFQs) to Subcontractors / Suppliers through the Tender Tool (Procur-e).
  • Follow up to ensure that offers/quotations from the Subcontractors / Suppliers are received on time.
  • Review the Subcontractors / Suppliers requests for clarifications (RFIs) received and responded to, including all relevant technical specifications, drawings & BOQ to ensure receiving compliance offers from Subcontractors / Suppliers.
  • Set up meetings with the project team (Construction/Technical) and Subcontractors for any clarifications to allow the evaluation of the offers/quotations to be progressed.
  • Actively involved in value engineering and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Prepare and issue technical and commercial comparison sheets to the management.
  • Negotiate with Subcontractors / Suppliers with the support of the Procurement Manager in order to fulfill projects’ time schedule and budget requirements.
  • Prepare and present with recommendations for the award of certain Subcontractors / Suppliers for scope tendered to the management for approval.
  • Coordinate with other members of the Commercial Department and technical / construction departments in the preparation of the Subcontracts including scope of work etc.
  • Engage in Kick off meetings with the project teams and Subcontractors / Suppliers as appropriate.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships within all the Project departments to achieve the best possible results for the Project

Wide knowledge across all construction methods and Subcontractors in Norh Dakota and surrounding States

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering / Business / Quantity Surveying (or equivalent).
  • A recognized Procurement Certification is desirable (CPSM or similar).
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience working for a medium-to-large general contractor or consultant organization (preference given to working for a general contractor).
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of contractual and commercial agreements.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and to meet tight and demanding deadlines.
  • Good logistical planning, record keeping and admin, time management and scheduling management abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Good teamwork and organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and to meet tight and demanding deadlines.

Experience working within a P3/Design-Build Environment would be preferred but not essential.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination.

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