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Cost Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kuwait - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
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The Company:
has major operations in the world’s most important oil and gas regions.

The Role:
Prepares and organizes estimates from conceptual through funding. • Demonstrates proficiency with recognized estimating technologies • Manage the cost estimate preparation and assurance process including benchmarking and analyses for Drilling & Completion elements of the project. • Develop and maintain the Owner's D&C cost estimate. • Work with D&C Manager to develop the D&C Schedule and establish and maintain strong interfaces with all project disciplines including Engineering, Facilities Scheduling, Cost Control, Contracting & Procurement, Operations and Decision Analysis as well as with the projects primary contractors, in the preparation and update of project D&C cost estimates. • With other project control disciplines, develop and maintain a consistent Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have knowledge and experience of Drilling & Completion, of estimating processes and tools, and a broad background in engineering, planning / budgeting and project cost control. • Knowledge and experience of Middle Eastern projects is strongly desired. • Facilitate periodic cost risk assessments and probabilistic analyses in requisite detail so that all impacts of any cost uncertainties and risks are reliably modeled. • Proficient in standard presentation preparation software, specifically Microsoft Powerpoint

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
BS preferred or equivalent experience BSc (UK)
15 + years
Expert knowledge of Drilling & Completion, of cost estimating software and processes. Proficient in MS Office suite, specifically Microsoft Powerpoint. • Upstream international experience on major projects required. • Owners team and onshore Middle Eastern experience preferred.
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