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Bid Manager for Rail Projects

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: This role will focus primarily on developing new work for Dragados USA in the rail construction markets. This individual will possess business development, estimating, and project management skills as well as experience and knowledge with construction practices in the region. This individual will be responsible for the preparation of statements of qualification, proposals, and presentations. Responsibilities: Manage proposal requests and coordinate company bids by creating solutions and developing strategies while complying with client requirements to achieve ultimate goal of securing winning bids Lead the development and production of qualifications, request for proposals, and presentation efforts Coordinate the preparation and updating of the formal project construction schedule as required by the contract documents Oversee all aspects of proposal preparation, ensuring quality and compelling bids are submitted in a timely manner. Review all customer requirements to ensure that they are met in the proposal and collaborate with a wide variety of involved parties to include all necessary information within the proposals. Ensure the smooth running of the bid for a project within the correct time and financial parameters, and manage the relationship with the client Review and address technical issues with solutions in a timely manner. Maintain relationships with contracting agencies and executive management to anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production Work closely with business development to pursue potential client/project opportunities Review and assess market data with business development to accurately prepare bids for proposals. Work closely with management and legal teams to review local and federal regulations to ensure all are covered for proposals. Work closely with employees, project supervisors, owners, external teams, and support teams Pursue, build, and maintain strong relationships in the industry to enable effective communication/ties to the local market. Actively participate in target client industry trade associations and strategic community and industry activities for lead generation and visibility of the company Performs other related duties as required and assigned Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering or Construction Management Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of experience in project management within a construction or design firm with at least 5 years in rail projects. Construction experience is preferred. Experience working on large multi-million dollar projects exceeding 100 million dollars. Local knowledge and experience Extensive knowledge in the area of cost for labor, materials, equipment, subs, etc. to accurately prepare bids. Travel required, as needed Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Communication – excellent oral, presentation, and written skills Goal oriented Excellent interpersonal skills Dragados USA Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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