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Lead Cost Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Almaty
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/07/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
* Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs
* Break down all expenses and prepare reports to assist management in the organizing, planning and scheduling of work
* Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors
* Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
* Develop and issue to market requests for quotations
* Perform commercial bid evaluation based on received budgetary quotations
* Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
* Consult with vendors, clients and management personnel to discuss estimates and resolve issues that may arise
* Present cost estimates to Clients

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Higher Education Degree (preferably in Engineering with Economics background)
* Minimum 6 years of cost estimating experience preferably in the Oil & Gas sector and/or Construction sector
* Must be efficient with estimating software such as ABC-4 or equivalent
* Extremely strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
* You are a great team player, have a distinct analytical mindset, and display genuine commitment
* Fluent knowledge of English language is required
* Dedicated, well organized, able to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor degree in engineering is minimum requirement; Master degree preferred
Language skills: Russian and English are mandatory Kazakh is advantageous
Professional experience: Min 15 years - technical experience.

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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