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Estimating Lead – Railways and Transport Infrastructure M/F


Vacancy details

General information

Organisation

Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.
  

Reference

2023-8751  

Position description

Job title

Estimating Lead – Railways and Transport Infrastructure M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

The Estimating Lead would report to the Project Director and is responsible for the accurate and timely provision of detailed CAPEX cost estimates for the design and construction of railways and railway/transport infrastructure associated with the project.

Develop CAPEX cost estimates for the design and construction of complete railways and associated transport infrastructure, including but not limited to developing detailed cost estimates for the following elements:

  • Rail civil and track works
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Underpasses
  • Overpasses
  • Culverts
  • Utilities
  • Roadworks
  • Passenger stations, depots, operations control and other buildings
  • Railway systems
  • Station systems
  • Rolling stock

Detailed estimates must be able to cover all required trades/disciplines, e.g. civil, structural, MEP, architectural, finishes, signaling, train control, rolling stock and yellow plant.

Prepare and present estimates and associated CAPEX projections to Etihad Rail senior and executive management.

Interface with contract administration on contract issues, status of changes and assisting with assessment of changes and associated risks.

Interface with Project Controls on program/schedule aspects.

Profile

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineer or Quantity Surveying.
  • Minimum of 20 years of overall construction project experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of construction cost estimating experience, in a construction contractor organization and/or a construction cost consultancy.
  • Previous rail projects experience.
  • Previous Middle East projects experience.
  • Local UAE market knowledge.
  • Experience in pricing early feasibility studies through to tender estimates and pricing detailed post-award changes.
  • Competent in obtaining and determining construction cost estimates using a ‘first principles’ approach based on accurate and current market data.
  • Negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Presentation and reporting skills.

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, United Arab Emirates

City

  Abu Dhabi

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years