Cost Estimator Engineer(Kabul+Regions)

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1127
Date Posted:Jul 16, 2020
Closing Date:Aug 10, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering,Civil Engineering
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Wireless Communication Company:


Afghan Wireless is Afghanistan’s first wireless communications company. When it began operations in 2002, we founded Afghanistan’s mobile communications industry by being the first enterprise to offer cell phone service to Afghan consumers and businesses. For well over a decade, Afghan Wireless has driven the rapid growth of our nation’s communications market, through its innovative development and deployment of global-class High-Definition (HD) Voice Communications, Internet, Data and Mobile Payments Services. More than 6,000 people work for Afghan Wireless, and our Company is directly responsible for the creation of 100,000 jobs throughout Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

Cost Estimator Engineer is responsible to read the drawings and estimate OFC and other AWCC construction projects according to design, specification and survey report, he able to prepare BoQ and cost estimation sheet for contracting and in-house projects in AWCC standard format .   

This job requires the individual to work closely with multiple teams and operate in field which may consist of difficult terrain. The individual should be able to handle high pressure situations and be analytical to successfully perform the assigned responsibilities. It is preferred that individual is well versed with local language to coordinate with local labours.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Preparing of Bill of Quantity in AWCC standard format.

Preparing cost estimates and ensuring appropriate materials and tools are available.

Evaluation and research of all update prices from Afghanistan and international markets 

Papering of time schedule / work plan for projects in Ms project or primavera (P6) software’s.

Preparing of some technical (submittals)documents for construction project as required 

Reading and drafting of some sketch in auto cad or sketch up software.   

Authorizing technical drawings and engineering plans.

Drawing up work schedules and communicating any adjustments to crew members and clients.

Gathering data, compiling reports, and delivering presentations to relevant team.

Delegating tasks and scheduling meetings and training sessions where required.

Job Requirement:

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering ,Construction or similar 

Experience in preparing of Bill of Quantity and cost estimation sheet (cost break down).

Experience in Market research

Additional certificates or licenses may be required.

Sound knowledge of Engineering, construction, and design.

Great leadership and organizational skills.

Ability to apply logical and critical thinking skills to projects.

Great written and verbal communication skills.

A willingness to learn.

Fluency in Dari ,English & Pashto

Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with limited supervision

Proficient in Microsoft office ,MS. Project,P6, Auto Cad ,SAB,ETAB and other Engineering Applications

5 years of experience in cost estimator (Letter Required).

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:  

Kindly mention the position title in the subject line of your e-mail:

(Cost Estimator Engineer(Kabul+Regions)/AWCC/REC/20/VA/040) Otherwise your application will not be acceptable. To be mentioned your resume should not exceed than One MB. AWCC regrettably cannot respond to individual queries in relation to job or on the status of individual applications due to high numbers of applicants. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful. 

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