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  • Job reference: RMS0128899

Estimator

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/01/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/02/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Company:
Our client is a leading engineering solutions provider for blue-chip companies in the UK.

The Role:
To review the ITT and prepare an estimating strategy for each tender to (1) assist the bid/no bid decision and (2) define the information and support required from other departments to prepare the estimate.
To prepare and estimate including competitive cost for each item of the technical and commercial scope of each tender and present it for a senior management technical and commercial review
to prepare an estimate handover package for won bids in adequate time and format to allow effective project control
to liaise with other disciplines as required
to assist with department operation and reporting as required
to assist in development of department methods and data
Specific performance standards;
To carry out the following to allow timely and accurate submission of tenders:-
review of ITB and advising on decision to bid
preparation of estimating strategy
Liaison with proposal manager and disciplines to obtain information
calculation of design, material and construction estimates
compilation of total estimate
presentation for technical review and buy in
calculation of commercial costs
preparation of cash flow
assessment of estimate accuracy and advice on contingency requirements
presentation to directors for commercial review
preparation of client price submission schedules
prepare handover package to project team for won bids
assist in development of department data and methods
to assist with department operation and reporting as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree or HND or equivalent engineering qualification or sufficient background technical knowledge from experience
Experience in engineering and construction estimating including taking responsibility for EPC tenders
knowledge of multi-discipline engineering process
knowledge of process plant construction
experience of communicating and working in multi-discipline teams
knowledge of estimating techniques and methods for concept estimates and detail bottom up estimates including
Equipment (quotations, scaling and installation)
piping materials (MTO, quotations, installation)
Electrical and instrument materials
Civil works (requesting and reviewing bids)
Engineering and project management
construction management
Commercial knowledge of terms and conditions of contract for clients, suppliers and sub contractors
proficiency in word processing, spread sheet and database programmes
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