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Senior Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alberta - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/12/2012
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for mega-projects in Canada.

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

The Role:
The Senior Estimator assists in the development of estimating basis identifying utilized estimating methodologies and participates in presentation of Project estimates/proposals to Project Stakeholders.

• Assists in the development of estimating plan to establish estimate/proposal strategies; including estimates of construction materials, technical spec., employee hours, cost and any other job requirements for project.
• Applies technical experience to interpret documentation, specifications, and design drawings.
• Evaluates, assess, and addresses situational factors such as complexities, conditions, and trends, etc.
• Effectively analyzes construction benchmarks and historical costs.
• Identifies potential risks, opportunities, and alternative solutions.
• Strives for continual process improvement and or efficiencies.
• Collectively maintains estimating historical benchmarking data base.
• Perform material take-offs and systematically estimate costs involving: Fabrication, Manufacturing, pressure vessel/piping systems and construction projects.
• Obtains, reviews and maintains documentation of third party pricing.
• Populates the necessary estimates/proposals documents such as clarifications lists, tender forms, work break down structures, rates schedules, etc
• Performs quality checks on estimates to ensure accuracy.
• Setup job and specs as well as enter take-offs into Estimating Software.
• Export files from Estimating Software by project as well as each discipline by construction work package.
• Provides mentorship and guidance to Intermediate/Junior Estimator within the team.
• Assists in administering project estimating functions such work assignments, sequencing of priorities, etc as required by the Estimating Team Lead.
• Minimum of industrial estimating experience required with formal education.
• Attend and participate in team as well as functional meetings; provide insight with regards to current/outstanding issues and weekly progress.
• Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting as required.
• Collectively maintains the estimate/proposal files as back-up for the estimate/proposal including acute information on qualifications, labour rates, construction equipment rates, material pricing from suppliers, -subcontract pricing from third parties vendors, benchmarks of historical productivity figures, etc.
• Track and record and post awards and rejections for continuous improvement and history tracking.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Relevant Technical trades certification complete with 12 years experience on mega construction developments
• Solid Oral and Written Communications skills that demonstrate leadership skills.
• Successful team building and skills retention practice
• Solid organization and follow through capabilities.
• Appropriate computer skills which include Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
• A good understanding of scheduling software
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