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  • Job reference: RMS0127828

Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/11/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a major Petrochemical organisation constructing a large scale project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Fircroft are supporting this client in identifying candidates for a large number of project based roles with all of the positions to be offered on a long term fixed contract basis.

The Role:
Provide the Project Steering Team accurate and realistic cost estimates at regular intervals for the duration of the project. Provide early stage cost estimates to evaluate identified Business Opportunities.

1. Collect and analyse historical data and documentation with appropriate installation and site specific factors, and Owner experience to formulate Stage 1, 2 & 3 project cost estimates.
2. Determine costing of equipment, materials, construction labour, taxes, and other related expenses necessary for project execution.
3. Oversee the monitoring, integration and implementation of the cost estimating discipline work processes and measurements to drive successful project deployment.
4. Keep management informed of relevant data as the project develop to ensure cost estimates are on track. Collaborate with Project manager and other key project leaders to agree on scope & timing of “cost estimate inputs” to deliver timely and accurate project cost estimates.
5. Coordinate with Project Team members to understand the scope and parameters of the project in order to provide accurate and reasonable cost estimates at varying stages of the project.
6. Complete comparative cost estimate analysis as required to help evaluate alternative studies or selection analysis, including evaluation of cost savings opportunities.
7. Provide cost estimating data as requested to relevant benchmarking organizations, to evaluate capital efficiency.
8. Stay up-to-date with relevant economic forecasts and trends on materials and labour rates that may impact project capital and plant costs.
9. Actively participate in Cost Estimate Work Process enhancement activities. Evaluate estimating accuracy relative to actual installed cost.
10. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in any Engineering discipline– Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• 5 years of relevant working experience.
• Practical knowledge of engineering, procurement, accounting, and construction practices
• Experience with cost estimating electronic tools

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Communication skills
• Analytical thinking
• Quality of Work
• Process Compliance