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  • Job reference: RMS0112725

Senior Estimator

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: London and South East - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/11/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leader within the energy services business operating across the Power industries. Through innovation they support & enhance the service life of energy assets across the world.

The Role:
This challenging role will be to provide efficient and cost effective value added support to enable accurate and timely estimates for in support of Plant Groups EPC tendering and pre-contract negotiating activities. Projects will range in value from $500m to $1bn.

As a Senior Estimator your main duties will involve:

• Co-ordinating and agreeing with the Proposal Engineering group the agreed output documentation for the specific proposal.
• Evaluating sub-contractor quotations making due allowance for best fit currency requirements, scope and payment terms.
• Responsible for the accuracy of all component parts of the estimate
• Preparation of commercially and technically competitive estimates with identified and acceptable risk.
• Setting target allowances and review the component estimates against these.
• Maintaining the global database of component prices.
• Assisting the Estimating Manager in the development and maintenance of a parametric based estimating system.
• Maintaining and seeking continual improvement of procedures.
• Offer assistance and advice to other estimators.
• Preparing budget quotations derived from previous firm price bids making due allowance for scope changes, currency movements and inflationary pressures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Senior Estimator you will have:

• ONC (or equivalent) in related engineering discipline
• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and data
• Exposure to large scale EPC projects
• The ability to review bids from suppliers and form judgements on scope content and be able to make appropriate judgements on price basis
• An understanding of exchange rate mechanisms, taxes and duties, project finance and internal accounting structures
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