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Senior Infrastructure Estimator - Water Projects

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/05/2015
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The Company:
Our client is a leading EPCM company working on major Energy, Resources, Infrastructure, Mining & Minerals project across Australia.

The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estimator on a 3-6 month contract based in Perth.

The Senior estimator will be responsible for all estimates generated in support of tenders and validation of ongoing works for Water projects.

Core responsibilities of the role includes the following:

• Provide support to the project teams where Capex estimates are required as a project deliverable
• Ensure the tender is compiled using the estimating software and that the estimate is developed and structured using the company's Standard Area breakdown Structure.
• Take the leadership in developing the Direct and indirect cost for the tender to ensure that Management is provided confidence to access the optimum sell price.
• Monitor/review progress during preparation of the estimate and provide a weekly report on progress.
• Develop and co-ordinate the following:
o Proposed construction methods.
o Preliminary works schedule (programme).
o Direct cost estimates.
o Indirect cost estimates.
o Proposed qualifications/clarifications to be submitted with the tender/proposal.
o Unit rates/day work rates to be submitted with the tender
• Provide input to risk review and analysis to give confidence of estimate at Management reviews
• Ascertain any special requirements or considerations relating to the tender and ensure these addressed during the preparation of the estimate.
• Assist in discussions/negotiations with prospective major vendors/major subcontractors during the tender preparation
• Estimated plant equipment mobilisation and demobilisation costing for indirect cost
• Understand and ensure clear use of Direct cost vs. Indirect Cost analysis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Possession of tertiary qualifications in the engineering or related field
• A minimum of 15 years’ experience in the engineering and Infrastructure/Construction industry specifically with water experience
• Considerable experience as an Senior Estimator, in tender preparation for contracts congruent with the Company’s operations
• Proficiency in the use of the different Estimating software’s
• Demonstrable leadership capabilities, communication, coaching, mentoring and developing the estimating team
• Preferred to have engineering, construction experience with an Infrastructure focus in conjunction with a Senior Estimators role
• Cost Experience and construction, planning experience in Water, Roads and Infrastructure Projects .
• Knowledge of Australian standards and understanding of EBA agreements
• Proven understanding of Productivity Factors
• Strong preference in Civil estimating
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