Virtual Builder - Costing Cluster - Project Engineer

Full Time

vConstruct, a Pune based international construction technology company is seeking CSA Estimating Engineers that have the ability or experience to review design information (drawings, specification, and BIM) and be able to quantify Civil, Structural and Architectural Interiors, and Architectural Envelope for the purposes of cost estimation, bid management, production tracking etc. An understanding and experience of building construction around Civil, Structural, and Architectural is must and experience around projects like hospitals, commercial office buildings, hospitality, data centers, biopharmaceutical plants, life sciences, manufacturing and higher education buildings would be preferred. The individual will be joining our Costing cluster as Project Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop high-quality, accurate quantity estimates as per CSI Uniformat, Master format coding leveraging drawings, specifications, and models
  • Develop quantity takeoffs for various trade packages like Civil Hardscape, landscape, structural, Architectural Interiors, Exterior skin, Roofing, etc.
  • Study project drawings, details, RFIs, models and other documents. Identify any discrepancies or missing information.
  • Leverage the 3D Models into Processes - 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
  • Develop 3D models from 2D design drawings to augment the quantity takeoff process
  • Understand building systems in detail & can rectify Missing Details at conceptual level drawings
  • Understand and prepare the cost estimates out of the Quantity Estimates
  • 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 onsite (in USA or other geographies and align on the desired outcome of the reques
  • Strong communication skills and be able to communicate with Project team based overseas in the form of mails and meetings. Able to understand the requirements and clearing the issues for the respective deliverables
  • Understanding any new scope of work, process or platform and developing the workflow and execution plan. Further followed by documenting the processes and training the team members. 
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the Onsite teams, customers, and the team at vConstruct
  • Learn and work on other construction estimating scopes along with the core CSA scopes.

    Requirements and Qualifications
  1.  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, and Construction Engineering or Management is preferred. Related field can also apply.
  2. Familiarity with the US, Europe and Indian Construction Documents and Terminologies.• 2 years of working experience in building construction is must. Quantification experience around CSA or MEP would be preferred.
  3.  Understanding of quantification software’s like Revit, Assemble, CostX, OST, Planswift is desired.
  4.  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel or any other estimating software’s would be great.
  5.  A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude with an ability to learn quickly and independently with minimal supervision.
  6. Effective participation in team environment with a strong listening and communication skills
  7.  Have an ability to identify and resolve issues.

About vConstruct: vConstruct specializes in providing high quality Building Information Modeling, Lean Construction, Integrated Project Delivery and Software Solutions for global construction projects. vConstruct is a wholly owned subsidiary of DPR Construction, USA. The Software Unit for vConstruct works on many interesting problems in Construction Technology. It works across different set of software technologies such as Web Applications, Workflow Management, Analytics, Machine Learning and IoT. For more information, please visit 

DPR Construction is a commercial general contractor and construction manager in USA specializing in technically challenging and sustainable projects for the advanced technology, biopharmaceutical, corporate office, and higher education and healthcare markets. With the purpose of building great things—great teams, great buildings, great relationships—DPR is a truly great company. For more information, please visit