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  • Job reference: RMS0129957

Senior Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/08/2013
  • Time left:
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    (02/09/13)
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
As the Senior Estimator, you will provide cost estimating services for the Project Management Office, which in turn provides estimating services across the Company. Reporting to, and under the management of the Lead Estimator, you will support the Cost Engineering, Planning and New Business & Expansion function.

Guiding and developing junior estimators, you will also assist other estimators with the preparation of estimates; co-ordinate and maintain the Estimating work log and Estimate database administration; and assist in commercial contract reviews

Additional responsibilities:
Assist in the development of estimating procedures and templates and developing pricing schedules for Contracts
Co-ordinate the development, finalisation and submission of cost estimating documentation
Correlate the required input documentation and maintain communication with the relevant stakeholders
Provide functional assistance on the development of cost estimates across the project development life cycle including development and execution project phases
Maintain cost estimating metrics and systems for application across the organisations projects
Assist in the development and implementation of best practice corporate guidelines, processes and procedures
Review cost estimates and expenditure phasing prepared by Company projects/assets/joint venture partners, and comment upon suitability, deliverability and overall quality
Participate in cost risk analyses
Liaise with development engineers in the preparation of development concepts and plans
Perform benchmarking studies of Company projects against internal and external metrics

The ability to undertake domestic travel is required for this role.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Tertiary qualifications in a mechanical engineering discipline
Experience in Structural, Mechanical and Piping Focus with a strong understanding other disciplines and their interfaces.
Experience of different contract strategies for process plant construction including Construct Only, EP, EPC and EPCM
Experience in first principle estimating, and the development of estimates from concept through to execute.
Able to apply appropriate standards for the cost estimating function and recommend improvements as necessary
Demonstrated experience in the provision of cost estimates for a major Oil & Gas operator but experience with multidiscipline construction projects, either within the contractor, EPCM environments is acceptable with a reasonable awareness of the oil and gas industry.
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