Cost Estimation Engineer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1717
Date Posted:Oct 4, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 29, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:


TATEKAN Construction Company is an Afghan owned company with more than 10 years of experience in construction field. TATEKAN has implemented various projects from Local, USACE, UN, NATO, ISAF and International donors in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:


Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Having 4-Years construction estimation experience is highly preferred.

Familiarity with US Army Corps of Engineers designs, price schedule and technical requirements.

Computer skills using Auto CAD, MS Word, MS Excel, internet base research and e-mail.

Estimating skills and knowledge:

Reading of and quantification from engineering document

Defining of scope

Usage of breakdown structures

Obtaining / using cost data and vendor quotes

Data analysis & benchmarking

Labor productivity analysis

Normalization (inflation, metallurgy, location, etc.)

General factors and ratios

Equipment factored and capacity factored estimating

Cost control skills and knowledge:

Cost control, budgets and forecasts
1) Planning / scheduling
2) Progress measurement, earned value
3) Change management

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assessing and analyzing provided construction projects costing tables.

Good understanding of RFP’s of USACE, USAID, WB and other donors RFP specifications.

Working knowledge of US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects

Preparation and evaluation of Bill of Quantities.

Prepared detailed cost breakdown as per the scope including detailed material take off, activity wise resource requirements, indirect costs etc.

Facilitating, calculating and measuring of prices per unit cost

Application of appropriate methods of material/labor percentage per construction jobs’ units

Formulate and calculate the volume quantity of construction works based on architecture and engineering drawings specification

Study, assess determine and calculate the volume quantities of the jobs done on the site, the remaining vs. total quantities estimated.

Prepare financial proposal including statements, planning inputs, data sheets, techno commercial qualifications in coordination with relevant department

Evaluation and Monitoring according to volumetric quantities of Structure

Study, assess, determine and calculate the quantities discrepancies between adding extra and/or cutting the jobs per contract and offers’ provision.

Site supervision of ongoing projects as required by the office.

Submission of weekly, monthly and annual reports to relevant sections

To assist the invoice in the preparation of the actual billing of documents

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor’s degree Civil Engineering or a related field is desirable.

At least Four years of direct relevant field.

Ability to oversee all aspects of construction projects (technical design, planning, budgeting, logistic and implementation.

Have strong knowledge of AutoCAD, and performing material takeoffs with CAD.

Fluency in Dari, Pashto and English is required.

Strong analytical skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Able to adapt quickly to changing needs and priorities

Able to work independently or as a team member

Broad technical expertise in the construction sector.

Planning, organizing, management skills and ability to work independently.

Extensive experience in USACE, USAID Projects

Flexibility in working hours. Ability to work under pressure.

Job Keywords:

Cost Estimation Engineer
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