Bid Manager for Civil Construction


: $107,685.00 - $194,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

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This role will focus primarily on developing new work for Dragados in the civil construction markets. This individual will possess project management, technical, estimating and communication skills as well as construction experience, knowledge with construction practices in the region and business development ability. This individual will be responsible for the preparation of statements of qualification, proposals, and presentations.


  • Manage proposal requests and coordinate company bids by creating solutions and developing strategies while complying with client requirements to achieve ultimate goal of securing winning bids
  • Lead the development and production of qualifications, request for proposals, and presentation efforts
  • Coordinate the preparation and updating of the formal project construction schedule as required by the contract documents
  • Coordinate bid preparation with construction partners and designers
  • Oversee all aspects of proposal preparation, ensuring quality and compelling bids are submitted in a timely manner
  • Review all customer requirements to ensure that they are met in the proposal and collaborate with a wide variety of involved parties to include all necessary information within the proposals
  • Understand all bid documents and assess project risks
  • Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team
  • Ensure the smooth running of the bid for a project within the correct time and financial parameters, and manage the relationship with the client
  • Review and address technical issues with solutions in a timely manner
  • Define construction means and methods and schedule supported by the technical team
  • Maintain relationships with contracting agencies and executive management to anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production
  • Work closely with business development to pursue potential client/project opportunities
  • Review and assess market data with business development to accurately prepare bids for proposals
  • Work closely with management and legal teams to review local and federal regulations to ensure all are covered for proposals
  • Work closely with employees, project supervisors, owners, external teams, and support teams
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support and act in accordance with group decision
  • Pursue, build, and maintain strong relationships in the industry to enable effective communication/ties to the local market
  • Actively participate in target client industry trade associations and strategic community and industry activities for lead generation and visibility of the company Performs other related duties as required and assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 10+ years of experience in project management with a construction firm with at least 8 years in civil projects (such as highways, bridges, tunnels and/or water projects)
  • On-site construction experience is preferred
  • Experience working on large multi-million dollar projects exceeding 100 million dollars
  • Extensive knowledge in the area of cost for labor, materials, equipment, subs, etc. to accurately prepare bids
  • Travel as needed
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Communication - excellent oral, presentation, and written skills
  • Goal oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Dragados USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Associated topics: administrator, construction manager, consultant, gcc, project, public works, site, site supervisor, superintendent, supervisor * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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