OHLA USA merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources. Through its vertical construction affiliate, OHLA USA provides construction management and pre-construction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational, and assisted living facilities in addition to many other important cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces.
OHLA USA is a division of international construction company, Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHLA Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with regional office locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. In 2021, OHLA USA secured many noteworthy and important contracts totaling $1.2 billion. Our portfolio of current and new contracts will continue to advance our growth as we continue to strive for excellence.
Extraordinary construction projects demand exceptional talent. OHLA USA brings together the construction industry’s best and brightest who thrive in a collaborative work environment and who relish challenge and opportunity. We are currently seeking an Estimator for our OHLA USA Building Division.
+ Thoroughly investigates the specifications, scope of work and drawings for his/her portion of a bid and develops a complete understanding of the requirements.
+ Accurately and timely performs takeoffs and calculations and analyzes data.
+ Conducts field visits to gather relevant data on project site conditions verify production rates and learn new construction techniques. Adjusts bid methods and incorporates this information accordingly during the bidding process.
+ Negotiates the best deal for cost, quality, and delivery using the company buyout procedure.
+ Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the contract documents and the potential risks for a project. Makes well-supported recommendations on how to mitigate and price risks.
+ Interfaces extensively with the Contracts department to address any risks or issues with the contract.
+ Helps develop pricing strategies.
+ Coordinate with Business Development, Engineering and Operations teams to get bid priced and submitted on time.
+ Drafts proposals per RFP specifications with detailed pricing and clarifications.
+ Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Related Field.
+ Thorough knowledge of estimating, engineering, cost tracking systems and site surveying.
+ Has a solid time management system and demonstrates excellent organizational skills.
+ Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, etc.), plan and spec reading.
+ Experience in Primavera, HCSS, On Screen Takeoff (OST) and AGTEK would be advantageous.
+ Excellent at multitasking. This position requires working on multiple projects at the same time.
+ Outstanding communication and people skills. Solicits subcontractors and vendors as needed.
+ Local client experience is strongly preferred
+ Previous success bidding healthcare and education projects a plus
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OHLA USA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.
OHLA USA and its subsidiaries (“OHLA”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHLA or an employee of OHLA, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHLA property. OHLA will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHLA will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHLA Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHLA to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHLA USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHLA HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHLA and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHLA.
External Company Name: OHL North America
External Company URL: www.judlau.com
Department: OHL Building
Street: 26-15 Ulmer Street