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Cost Estimator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/08/19)
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The Role:
Cost Estimator
UK and Europe
Permanent Status
Reporting to the Project Controls Manager
Main Contacts Internal - Project Managers - Discipline Leads
Job Purpose
The Cost Estimator will participate in the development of the cost estimates to control the cost of the largest investment ever made. This is an opportunity for someone to perform a key role at the clients current and future project environment and develop a rare skill to estimate investment project costs. This includes mentoring and training in this new discipline.
Environment
The cost estimate(s) will be used for the project cost baselines to control the budget throughout the entire lifecycle of the projects from FEED to start up.
Internal factors influencing the job are regular & transparent communication with the lead estimator on estimating issues and disciplines on scope items.
Important external factors are collecting cost data from vendors in cooperation with procurement.
Accountabilities
Participate in the development and maintenance of the estimating tools.
Handover of final cost estimate to cost management.
Prepare accurate and timely cost estimates
Preparation of analysis and basis of estimate
The cost estimator will be given the full change to grow to a next level as senior estimator
Level of education & Experience in general
A Bachelor degree in a technical discipline.
A minimum of five-year experience in a process industry production and/or engineering environment.
Experience with large (>$100MM) capital projects is a pro.
Working knowledge of estimating practices.
This job will require travel to the PMC's office for work with the owner Team and the PMC.
Technical skills
Good understanding of chemical engineering and chemical plant operations and project engineering.
Good estimating skills: estimate classification / type, scope development, risk analysis
Good working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases, knowledge on ACCE is a pro.
*ACCE = Aspen Capital Cost Estimator by AspenTech

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