Estimation cum Project Engineer

  • Listed: January 16, 2017 11:06 am
  • Expires: This ad has expired
  • Company Name: Fortes Holdings
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Main Accountabilities:

Responsible to send enquiries and obtain and analyze prices, prepare material and labor cost estimation and bid prices, conduct negotiations with suppliers and subcontractors.
Prepare a list of technical queries and address and find solutions to technical problems and queries by tapping into various sources in market (knowledge from suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, product catalogues, the internet, etc.)
Prepare Bill of Quantities for small facilities & maintenance type projects and large construction projects (up to AED 150M), take out quantities of civil, electrical, plumbing, AC, Fire Fighting and other MEP quantities; price projects with UAE market based rates; and prepare technical and commercial RFQs (to suppliers, subcontractors & consultants) and bids and follow up until finalization.
Prepare technical RFQs (composed of a BOQ + AutoCAD drawings + relevant work specifications) for work items and independently liaise and negotiate with suppliers, subcontractors, main contractors, and consultants to obtain the best purchase terms, conditions and prices; and prepare evaluations and cost comparisons to finalize the quotations.
Liaise with the company’s purchasing department to source building, construction and related items from local and overseas markets.
Prepare technical Subcontracts Agreements + Purchase Agreements + Main Contract Documents + Bill of Quantities and incorporate AutoCAD drawings and specifications. (The company already has a standard Subcontract and Main Contract documents. The Candidate should be able to build on these company format documents).
Quantify variations as per revised drawings, specifications and follow-up with contractors, consultants, subcontractors, project managers and make site work instructions.
Price Variation claims, evaluate claims from Main Contractors, Subcontractors, suppliers and consultants.
Maintain all backup documentation required for substations of claims / invoices.
Certify monthly claim invoices from contractors, subcontractors and consultants.
Correspond and liaise independently with the Main Contractor, Subcontractors, Suppliers and Consultants on contractual issues.
Prepare preliminary estimation, budget estimation, detailed estimate (with Rate Analysis).
Act as procurement specialist leading the supplier selection process with vendors, suppliers, subcontractors, main contractors and consultants; maintaining supplier relationships; and providing support to project engineers on the field on projects with varying levels of engineering and facilities complexity.
Prepare contracts for purchase of materials (coordinating with the purchase dept) and will also make all subcontracts (for supply and delivery of materials and works) in a timely manner to ensure every project is executed smoothly.
Develop and expand the list of suppliers, subcontractors and consultants the companies deals with.
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Job specification:

Degree in Civil Engineering
5+ years of experience as an Estimator in Construction Companies.
Cost Estimation experience is essential.
Knowledge of building construction, materials, systems, market conditions, trade practices.
Self-driven, proactive individual with business mindset and ability to work with minimum supervision.
Must be able to multitask and meet established deadlines.
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
Interested applicants can directly apply on our careers website:

Job Type: Full-time

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