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Cost Engineer

Company Description


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 is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Summary The Cost Engineer will supervise the monthly closing and preparation of an executive summary to be presented to the executive committee. This individual will prepare the forecast for billing, revenue and cost ensuring that all the inputs are taken into account and are analyzed for their impact in the overall project. Responsibilities Cost Engineer: supervise the preparation of various reports as well as analyzing them to accurately reflect the current situation of the project. The reports include but are not limited to monthly cost reports, weekly reports, LDR, Payroll, time cards and weekly quantities. Monthly Payments: In charge of supervising the preparation of the payment to be presented to the owner at the end for each month. Procurement Department: In charge of supervising the preparation of contracts, subcontractors agreements, service agreements, purchase orders and change orders. Claims, Change Orders, Contract Modifications, and Contractor Proposal Requests: In charge of supervising all the modifications that will appear to the original contract, estimating the billing and cost impact to the project. Will be in charge of negotiating with the owner these changes. Schedule of Project: Will understand subcontractors schedules and how they work within the project schedule. Be able to evaluate the project schedule in terms of impact to monthly/quarterly and yearly costs. Cash Flow Projections: Will analyze the cash situation of the project on a monthly base and forecast any needs of funds at least one month ahead of time. Requirements Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, Civil Engineering or Construction Management with a financial background or financial education and experience in heavy construction projects a plus. At least 1+ years of experience, which can includes internships, within a construction firm, Construction experience in heavy civil projects and some field experience preferred Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate orally and written Knowledge in eCMS or similar system and knowledge in HCSS and P6 is a plus Knowledge of Primavera P6 preferred "3rd Track Constructors is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V"
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