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  • Job reference: RMS0129316

Lead Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/10/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/10/13)
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The Company:
Our client is a major global Oil and Gas EPC management company that can cover small Brownfield projects to major Greenfield projects.
They are a growth company who can serve as a Sole Supplier, Joint Venture or Subcontractor. With a proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects they are a progressive and attractive company.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing a Project Lead Estimating Engineer to join our client's North West Office on a contract basis..

As part of a long term alliance with a major Oil & Gas client based in Kuwait our client are undertaking major revamp and modification/upgrade projects to help modernize their client’s Main Gathering Center located at Wafra, Kuwait with many sub-centers throughout the three main oil fields that require modifications and further expansion.

The key elements of the role are :
Leads and directs all activities of the Estimating Function and the Estimating Engineers.
Supervise the Estimating function during design and/or construction stages of the assigned project/projects.
Prepares conceptual and detailed estimates for engineering and construction phases of the project.
Prepares Basis of Estimate to document the scope of work description including flow sheets, key assumptions, estimating methods, major undecided alternatives, historical data, estimate exclusions, and other factors and uncertainties that affect estimate accuracy.
Develops cost estimating confidence package and address cost and estimating risk in accordance with the project guide lines.
Supports preparations of estimates for Decision Support Package.
Coordinates the preparation of Project cost estimates.
Ensures that the cost estimates reflect Project WSS and AFE funding strategy.
Develops and maintain local benchmarks for the project
Ensures that the cost estimates reflect Project WBS and AFE funding strategy.
Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance.
Ability to interface directly with project teams and clients as required.
Available to travel, as needed, in order to perform functions such as construction site inspection, information gathering, and / or client meetings.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum Academic Qualification: Degree / Diploma (HNC)
Experience in Oil & Gas, Refinery or Petrochemical Industry
Substantial experience of EPCM engineering projects, including managing multi-discipline design activities with International EPCM contractors.
Must have a degree / diploma (HNC) in engineering, science or financing
Substantial hands on experience in Cost Estimation
Must possess a Professional Certification in Cost Estimating and Analysis or equivalent
Good written and oral communication skills, demonstrated through client interaction, supervision, proposals and presentations.
Ability to negotiate successfully with clients and contractors through engineering and construction phases of the project.
Computer proficiency; thorough knowledge of project controls systems, procedures, techniques.
Working knowledge of both engineering design & construction.
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