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  • Job reference: RMS0106167

Lead Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/02/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/03/12)
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The Company:
Our client, a major international Engineering, Procurement & Construction company, requires expertise for their ongoing mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
Responsible for complete and timely preparation of various types of estimates, including LSTK, EPC and EPCM, for domestic Oil Sands and projects.

• Developing project specific estimate plans, schedules, and basis within the project team

• Leading a team(s) in the development of conceptual, factored, semi-detailed, and detailed cost estimates

• Calculating craft labor rates, productivity, and location factors

• Reviewing and evaluating vendor and subcontractor quotes

• Performing detailed quantitative, cost, and productivity analysis

• Facilitating risk identification sessions, developing risk models, preparing reports and presentations

• Preparation of change orders, trends, and comparative studies

• Leading estimate reviews with engineering disciplines

• Presentation of the estimate to the company and Client management

• Maintenance and support of historical estimating databases, escalation indices, and productivity data

• Mentoring and coaching members of the estimating team to ensure there ongoing development

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• A minimum of 15 years estimating experience including lump sum projects and reimbursable estimates related to significant ($10 billion and higher) LSTK / EPC / EPCM Projects.

• Extensive knowledge of a variety of estimating types (Class 1 to 5), methods and techniques.

• Proficient in Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (K-Base), Timberline, MS-Excel, MS-Access

• Experience in conducting risk assessment and evaluation reviews with working knowledge of @ Risk software.

• A distinct results orientation combined with outstanding communication, interpersonal and team building skills.

• Able to work independently with minimal supervision
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