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  • Job reference: RMS0108950

Cost Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/06/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leading international oil & gas operator with over 50 global exploration projects and worldwide network of offices. To assist in the effective set up and delivery of projects we are looking for a Senior Estimator for a position to be based in Houston but involving some overseas travel out to projects

The Role:
The successful candidate will be tasked with the following activities:

• Implement estimating plans and procedures
• Prepare and coordinate the development of project estimates and control budgets for all key stages of projects execution .
• Review and audit contractor estimate development procedures and practices and perform quality assurance reviews of contractor estimates and change orders.
• Coordinate with financial teams in relation to sanction of authorization for expenditure.
• Review project as-built cost and scope data related to completed projects and develop empirical cost data base

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
We are therefore keen to receive CV applications from candidates with the following skills and experience:

• Significant previous estimating experience within oil and gas preferably gained working for an operator on major exploration projects
• Regarded as an “expert” in the use of estimating software and benchmarking tools
• Ability to work on concurrent projects and analyse complex data quickly when problem solving
• Previous direct management experience
• Track record in the effective coordination of activities and resources across multiple global offices
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