Project Controls Management (PCM)

Project Engineer – Cost Estimation and Bid Management

Pune, Maharashtra
Work Type: Full Time

vConstruct, a Pune based international construction technology company is seeking MEP Estimating Engineers that have the ability or experience to review design information (drawings, specification, and BIM) and be able to quantify the different scopes for the purposes of cost estimation, bid management, production tracking etc. An understanding and experience of building types such as hospitals, commercial office buildings, data centers, biopharmaceutical plants, life sciences, manufacturing and higher education buildings is preferred. This individual will be joining our cost estimation and bid management group as Project Engineer – Cost Estimation and Bid Management.


Key Responsibilities:


 Carefully study project drawings, details, RFIs, models and other documents. Identify any discrepancies or missing information.

 Develop high-quality, accurate quantity estimates as per the required format of construction.

 Develop quantity takeoffs for various disciplines like mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, low voltage etc.

 Develop 3D models from 2D design drawings to augment the quantity takeoff process.

 Understand MEP systems in details & can rectify Missing Details at conceptual level drawings. 

 Understand and prepare the cost estimates out of the Quantity Estimates.

 Be able to identify changes between two different versions of design and report out the changes to the estimates in a comprehensible manner.

 Collaborate and effectively communicate with the estimators (in USA or other geographies (also mentioned as Onsite)) and align on the desired outcome of the request

 Advise the Onsite teams or customers on improvements in deliverable format, workflows or even 

estimated costs.

 Develop and maintain good working relationships with the Onsite teams, customers, and the team at vConstruct

 Leveraging the 3D Models into Processes – Being able to use the 3D Models and take insights from the Model to better execute the 2D Processes of Quantification as well as do the quantification directly from the Models.

 Understanding any new Scope of work, processes and platforms and coming up with an execution workflow and documenting it once approved with the project team. Further followed by training team members.

 Crisp communication with client/ Project team members overseas, in the medium of mails and meetings for understanding the requirements and clearing issues for the respective deliverables.

 Developing best practices and workflow and sharing them with team members

 Be open to learn and work on the estimating other construction scopes along with the core MEP scopes.


Requirements and Qualifications


 Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Quantity Surveying is preferred. Related field can also apply.

 Around 2 years of relevant & related experience of working with MEP based project or related field.

 Ability to learn quickly and independently with minimal supervision

 A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude

 Basic ability to analyze data/ documents

 Ability to identify and resolve issues

 Effective participation in team environment

 Excellent listening skills and have strong communication skills

 Familiarity with the US, Europe and Indian Construction Documents and Terminologies

 Knowledge of Microsoft Excel desirable


About vConstruct


Building Better, Smarter, Faster is in our DNA. We are a team of 360+ enthusiastic construction engineering and technology experts who are passionate about increasing the predictability of building better products by applying smarter processes while striving for faster delivery. We provide services and solutions to the Construction Industry in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Project Controls Management, Accounting, Software Development, Data Science and Analytics. On any given day, we make an impact on 100+ construction projects across the globe through our services and solutions. We are a subsidiary of DPR Construction, a USA based technical builder that specializes in highly complex projects in Healthcare, Life Sciences, Advance Technology, Higher Education and Commercial buildings.

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