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Project Cost Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Halifax
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/03/2015
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for mega-projects in Eastern Canada.

This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. First consideration will be given to residents of Nova Scotia.

The Role:
The Project Cost Estimator provides direct support to the Project by preparing the Project Cost Estimate and evaluating the information for completeness and accuracy.


• Works with individual technical leads and heads the development of the Project Cost Estimate
• Establishes appropriate estimating tools and processes suitable for the Project
• Applies standard Company practices and industry norms
• Works with Technical Leads to obtain cost input data for Estimate
• Evaluates quality of cost input data based on a number of factors, including work scope definition,
• Determines appropriate contingency for elements based on known vs assumed data
• Develops project spend profile based on input from Planner and Technical Leads, and using standard company and industry practices
• Completes additional estimate-related Project deliverables, eg. Estimating Basis Memorandum, Estimate Confidence Package, etc.
• Develops materials to communicate costs (including input, opportunities, and vulnerabilities) to project stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
• Supports the Project Cost Analyst as required in preparation of Cost Reports and tracking

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University degree in Engineering or Business Administration, or a technical certificate in Construction Management, or equivalent project experience.
• A minimum of ten years of directly related estimating experience (emphasis on major projects) in the upstream oil and gas industry
• Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of stakeholders
• Strong orientation towards and appreciation of the importance of business systems and processes
• Advanced level proficiency in project planning and cost estimation, execution, scheduling, and project controls (including strong analytical skills)
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