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  • Job reference: RMS0115596

Lead Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/09/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
An international energy service company.

The Role:
•Oversees and contributes to the preparation and evaluation of cost estimates for the project.
Supervisory and Managerial Duties:
◦Responsible for a team of estimators.
◦Assign tasks to estimators
Main Duties:
◦Fulfil the role of Lead Estimator on a major project or contract, managing all estimating issues with interface to cost commercial and schedule functions.
◦Understand the corporate and contract specific estimating procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
◦Responsible for a team of estimators in the preparation of estimates from Conceptual through Order of magnitude to Detailed estimates for identified projects within the company.
◦Establish proper cost estimate method and documentation.
◦Identify cost estimate deliverables.
◦Set escalation & contingency figures in accordance with company guidelines.
◦Perform cost risk analysis as required.
◦Assist in the training of estimating personnel and business services graduates.
◦Oversee the change control process
◦Carry out function audits
Health and Safety Responsibilities:
◦Maintain a clean and tidy work area.
◦Become aware of and adhere to all Health and Safety Guidelines.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education & Qualifications:
◦HNC (This can be substituted with experience)
Specific Training / Specialist Skills:
◦Wide experience of engineering and construction.
Experience:
◦Skilled in a project services role within the oil and gas industry.
◦High degree of computer literacy.
◦Knowledgeable in the supervision of project controls personnel
Personal Skills:
◦Good verbal and written communications skills.
◦Team player who can resolve problems within their delegation of authority, to deliver the best performance from their team.
◦Strong commercial focus.
◦Ability to work to tight deadlines.

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