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Estimate / BoQ Engineer


About BILTEK Afghan

Biltek Afghan Co. is an Afghan and Turkey registered international organization, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 10 years. Biltek Co. provides a portfolio of engineering and management services to public and private sectors worldwide. We provide exceptional design, engineering, construction, and operations services that ensure powerful solutions for our clients.

For more information about BILTEK, please visit our website

Job Summary

The Estimate and BoQ Engineer will be under direct supervision of the Construction Section of Biltek Organization; the employee will be responsible for overall estimation of construction projects and report directly to Project Manager and/or Country Manager of Biltek Organization.

Job Details

Date Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Reference: Biltek-18-015
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Engineering and Construction Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

The Estimate and BoQ Engineer is expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:
- Responsible for reviewing the plans and specifications on projects, prepared by others, and checking the final detail takeoff or Bill of Quantities (BoQ) required for construction in line with the design and technical specifications requirements for completeness and accuracy
- Confer with members of the design and engineering team and conduct research to determine project requirements/scope of work.
- Collects and analyzes all project costs, including raw materials, labor, equipment, and tooling to ensure estimates are accurate.
- Identifies and quantifies potential cost uncertainties to ensure costing models capture the full range of potential costs.
- Updates cost as necessary based on new information and project scope changes.
- Requires interface with project management, engineering, and procurement departments
- Preparation of Bill of Quantities (BoQ) for new and existing construction projects
- Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
- Create and maintain an accurate Cost Estimating database of unit prices for building projects.
- Perform cost comparisons and advise the most efficient combination of cost.
- Assist on analyzing tenders.
- Based in the Kabul Office, but may be asked to make short-term field visits to project sites.
- Any other duties assigned by his/her supervisor

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


Qualifications and Experience:
a. Education
Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or relevant field is required.
b. Work Experience
- A minimum of 4 years of experience providing Cost Estimating/Quantity Survey services for multi-disciplined engineering, construction or construction management companies.
- Strong technical background and working knowledge of construction work.
- Good analytical capability and attention to detail within calculations, checking and summarizing.
- Ability to interpret engineering documentation such as drawings, specifications, the scope of works, etc.
- Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work on tight deadlines, and handle multiple concurrent activities.
- High degree of personal initiative and willingness to accept wide responsibilities;
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
- Excellent communication skills (spoken, written and presentational), including the ability to present sensitive issues/positions and to write reports and technical decisions quantitatively justified;
- Excellent computer skills for Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint) and Internet use;
- Competent user of project control software, such as MS Project or Primavera.
- Excellent knowledge Dari, Pashto, Turkey and fluency in English, with excellent written and oral communication skills;

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Engineering

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications and detailed CV with Cover Letter, to mentioned E-mail ID, kindly indicate the vacancy number (Biltek-18-015) and the post title (Estimate / BoQ Engineer r) in the subject line when applying by email.

Candidates not mentioning the vacancy title and Number in the subject line of e-mail will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified

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