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  • Job reference: RMS0192343

Fabrication/Marine Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

-Producing cost estimates against the customers specification
-Evaluation of customer's specification and drawings for subcontract content
-Analysis of competitive quotations for selection of sub-contractors at bid stage
-Ship and/or customer visits for clarification of requirements
-Compilation of material take-off from specifications and drawings
-Utilisation of Excel estimating system for producing estimates and tender documentation
-Producing detailed responses to customers specification with qualification and / or reservations
-Production of tender cost summary and bid approval sheets
-Production of tender documentation compliant with the contract requirements
-Assisting the project manager and purchasing with the evaluation and awarding of sub contracts
-Negotiation and agreement of contract variations with the client, suppliers and sub contractors
-Agreement with the project manager for suppliers of material and sub contract service
-Contract evaluation of suppliers to ensure compliance with company policies
-Evaluation of single source suppliers quotes to determine compliance with agreements and competitiveness.

Overall Objective / Job Purpose:

-The role is to provide estimates for all types of fabrication work and vessels based on labour hours, materials and subcontractor values from specifications and drawings.
-To evaluate the commercial value and technical compliance of subcontractor quotations.
-To promote change and improvement within the department to provide the best possible service to other departments of the company and also to our customers and suppliers
- It is essential that the post holder have International Marine or Ship Yard experience. With a good understanding of the Marine and the Oil & Gas industry as well as ship repair & building

Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ):

-The Estimator is fully responsible for familiarising themselves with the site HSEQ documentation, systems and procedures relevant to their area(s) of responsibility and for ensuring that they are understood and applied to everyone within their respective area/s of responsibility.
-Shall ensure that only safe working practices are applied by persons within their area(s) of responsibility, with care for the environment and due consideration for quality requirements.
-Shall ensure, so far as is reasonable practicable, that all persons who come within their area(s) of responsibility receive adequate information, instruction or supervision necessary for them to prevent or avoid risks to their health and safety.
-Shall ensure that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained at all times throughout their area(s) of control.
-Shall ensure that work equipment, premises and protective clothing and equipment provided within their area(s) of control are used as required and maintained in an efficient state and in good working order and repair.
-Carry out HSEQ inspections as required.
-Be involved in any HSEQ investigations to establish root cause and implement corrective, preventive actions.
-Shall ensure that HSEQ problems which cannot be resolved immediately are raised quickly with their Line Manager.


-Ensure bids/ tenders are received and competed on time
-Ability to work for Tees and Tyne sites
-Be flexible and have the ability to travel if needed to prospective clients
-Represent the company in a professional manner to customer's clients and contractors.
-Behave in a professionally, competently and ensuring compliancy with legislation and company policy

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-Estimating experience
-knowledge of ship yards and marine
-Relationship management
-Communication and interpersonal relations
-Financial awareness
-Making decisions
-Planning and organising
-Meet targets
-Good judgement and analytical ability
-Accuracy and attention to detail
-Leadership and teamwork
-Commercial awareness
-Data analysis, excel and management reporting

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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