As a Cost Engineer, along with our tender teams you will be there at the start of all the projects by which Van Oord shapes the Dutch landscape. Making multidisciplinary budgets for often complex dredging, hydraulic engineering and infrastructure projects is what gets you out of bed in the morning, because you know that your budget can make the difference between being awarded a project or not. You don't just perform the calculations for projects, you really understand what is going on in the field and advise the tender team, based on your specialism, on the most cost-efficient design. So you start a new tender by working through all the project documentation and a tender kick-off with the team. With all the input, you start making calculations and where necessary you bring in outside help in order to be able to deliver input to the tender team as soon as possible. The deadlines are often pressing, so moving quickly and have optimum communication with the team are key in this role.
Creating a detailed budgets to win tenders is in your blood. As a person, you are meticulous and analytical but above all a team player. In addition, you bring the following to the table:
● A Bachelor degree;
● at least 3 years work experience as a civil engineering cost estimator in dredging/reclamation, marine construction and/or infrastructure;
● Excellent command of the Dutch language is a mandatory requirement;
Working in an international, challenging and dynamic organisation, with the possibility to truly have impact on our business, people and environment. We offer a complete package with excellent secondary employment benefits. The package includes among other things:
• a salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
• 32 leave days of which a max. of 7 days can be appointed as collective leave days;
• a pension scheme;
• a variable bonus;
• extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities;
• an adequate travel allowance;
• collective health insurance (optional);
• flexible working hours.
About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.
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