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  • Job reference: RMS0124754


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Tengiz
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/09/2013
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The Role:
•Sr. Estimator for oil and gas facility heavy industrial construction capital projects.
•Develop Project estimate in the cost range of 1MM – 1000MM.
•Applies technical experience to interpret documentation, specifications, and design drawings.
•Assists in the development of estimating plan to establish estimate/proposal strategies.
•Evaluates, assess, and addresses situational factors such as complexities, conditions, and trends, etc.
•Effectively analyses construction benchmarks and historical costs.
•Assists in the development of estimating basis identifying utilized estimating methodologies.
•Participates in presentation of estimates/proposals to management.
•Identifies potential risks, opportunities, and alternative solutions.
•Strives for continual process improvement and or efficiencies.
•Collectively maintains estimating historical benchmarking data base.
•Perform material take-offs and systematically estimate costs involving: Fabrication, Manufacturing, pressure vessel/piping systems and construction projects.
•Performs quality checks on estimates to ensure accuracy.
•Setup job and specs as well as enter take-offs into Estimating Software.
•Provides mentorship and guidance to Intermediate/Junior Estimator within the team.
•Assists in administering project estimating functions such work assignments, sequencing of priorities, etc as required by the Estimating Team Lead.
•Minimum 10 years of industrial estimating experience required with formal education.
•Attend and participate in team as well as functional meetings; provide insight with regards to current/outstanding issues and weekly progress.
•Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting as required.
•Collaborate with other functions, engineering firms, and vendors to enhance project success; as required by the Estimating Lead.
•Ensures all documentation is relevant and available to support the development of estimates/proposals.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Candidate must have a minimum 10 years of the oil and gas / refinery facility industrial estimating experience along with a formal education.
•Strong electrical back ground a plus.
•Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings – ISO’s, P&ID’s, PFD’s, Plot Plans, etc.
•Expert computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Estimating Software (ICARUS – Timberline).
•High computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Project), 3-D Modeling Software, Primavera Scheduling Software.
•Thorough knowledge of estimating techniques and strategies.
•Thorough knowledge of industrial construction.
•Having excellent organizational and decision making/problem solving skills.
•10+ years of extensive, practical and successful experience in organizing and preparing industrial cost estimates/proposals for construction projects would be considered equivalent for the formal education requirement.
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