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Office Engineer - TX

Company Description

Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Project Location:  Houston, Texas


The Office Engineer will support and work with preconstruction/ business development staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Office Engineer shall perform quantity take-offs, pricing, and bidding of construction projects and have extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles.


  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications.

  • Determine labor and equipment costs.

  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

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

  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.

  • Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

  • Review quotes and estimates with the estimating team.

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

  • Perform certain post-bid buyouts.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


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

  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software – HCSS Heavy Bid; Agtek experience is a plus

  • Advanced computers skills with MS Office

  • 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

  • Excellent written an oral communicator


    Pre-employment background check and drug screening required

    EOE Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled


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