Junior Estimator/ Quantity Surveyor (Pre Contracts)

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Job Description:

Junior Estimator/ Quantity Surveyor (Pre Contracts)

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Junior Estimator/ Quantity Surveyor (Pre Contracts) to join our team! In this role you will get to performs a variety of standard estimating activities on an assigned project/program.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Prepare material takeoffs for assigned segments of a contract, a project, or an element of a program to assist in the definition of scope to be delivered.

  • Assist in the development and preparation of detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) for contracts, projects and elements of programs to support the development of estimate development and delivery.

  • Prepare and summarizes tasked estimates, including labor and material rates, equipment rates, productivity rates, efficiencies, and other resources and impacts that determine unit cost to be utilized for specific scope of work.

  • Utilize training in the prescribed estimating software and estimating tools necessary to perform quantity takeoffs, estimate calculations, bid item detail development, resource reports, and work activity definition.

  • Obtaining quotations by developing the necessary information to define the specification and scope of work for subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to retrieve materials, equipment, and services pricing to be utilized in the development of estimates.

  • Accumulates, classifies, and documents historical cost data from previously performed contract services delivered by the company for use in the development of future company estimates. Classifies and organizes historical data into a format that complies with company standard databases will be learned and utilized.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by higher-level Estimating staff.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
     

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/ Architecture/ Quantity Surveying Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience).

  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities in infrastructure projects including wet and dry utilities.

  • Software experience:

. Essentials: AutoCAD/ MS Excel

. Preferable: Costx/ Candy/ PlanSwift/ BIM 360

  • Ability to perform standard estimating and QS activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required for Pre Contracts work.

  • Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, drawings and specifications.

  • Previous experience using estimating database supported software.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.


What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Preferable Civil Engineering Degree, Post graduation will be an advantage but not mandatory.

  • Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System).

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

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Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

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Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

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Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

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