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Equipment Engineer Apprentice

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: Entry-level Mechanical Engineer to perform a variety of engineering duties by applying basic engineering techniques and analyses, related to equipment. The position oversees construction equipment on the jobsite, creates proposals for new equipment, handle maintenance and cost control of the existing one and assist production team as necessary. Willingness to travel to supplier, client, or construction site locations is required Responsibilities: Field oriented position with possibility of working shifts, to perform QC over the maintenance operations, and performance of the equipment on site. In addition, preparation of detailed purchase requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts. Preparation of request for proposals, estimates, design, work plans, AHAs/JHAs, submittals, and other technical documents. Arranges for purchase of supplies, tools, and machinery and manages the tracking and maintenance of equipment on site. Responsible for equipment projections, equipment list, and cash flow. Confers with department heads to arrange for equipment to be released from service for inspection, service, or repair. Consults with operating/servicing division officials on equipment replacement needs. Establish and maintain relationships with clients in order to define their needs, explain technical information, concepts or study results. Performs other related duties as required and assigned. Qualifications: Required Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Mechanical Engineering. None or minimal experience is required Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach. Preferred 1-3 years of equipment and/or underground related work experience would be put into consideration. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, codes or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information Computer skills; Design software, spreadsheet software and word processing software Knowledge and experience with scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to apply advanced mathematical operations and concepts to tasks. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to understand an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer
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