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  • Job reference: RMS0118489

Lead Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2012
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The Company:
An international energy service company

The Role:
Oversees and contributes to the preparation and evaluation of cost estimates for a major project.
Responsible for a team of estimators and assigning tasks.

Main Duties:
◦Fulfil the role of Lead Estimator on a major project, 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

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•HNC (This can be substituted with experience)
•Wide experience of engineering and construction.
•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

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
◦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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