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Senior Estimator


Wood
Location: Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Estimating Jobs
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Senior Estimator
Requisition ID :2019-67809
Work Location :GB-Aberdeenshire-Aberdeen
Department / Discipline : Estimating
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently hiring an Estimator who will be responsible for Implementation of Wood Cost Estimating procedures to ensure that project cost estimates are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy in accordance with the contractual requirements. Support the Lead Estimator in the management and development of the Estimating team, the management of the contract estimating norms, and the preparation and filing of project cost estimate documentation. Acts as Estimating focal point for several project scopes.

* Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood HSE process
* Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes.
* Attend Cost Estimate Kick-Off Meetings to obtain thorough understanding of Scope of Work and cost estimate requirements.
* Ensure cost estimates are prepared in accordance with Wood Cost Estimating Procedures.
* Develop and issue to relevant parties for approval / comment the Basis of Estimate for each project or proposal cost estimate to be developed.
* Develop and maintain project and proposal cost estimates in accordance with the Basis of Estimate, including statements of work scope, man-hour estimates, narratives, and review/comment on client documents.
* Participate in internal project cost estimate reviews and operations & cost reviews, coordinate comments and obtain estimate sign-off approval from relevant parties.
* Deliver presentations of reviewed estimates to Wood management for approval.
* Produce and issue updates to project / proposal cost estimates in a controlled manner
* Liaise with project cost control and planning to ensure project budgets are developed to reflect the structure and content of the approved project cost estimate.
* Liaise with proposals, engineering, procurement, subcontract and construction functions, HR, finance and others functions as required, to maintain awareness of the requirements and costs of labour, plant and equipment, materials, subcontracts, offices, IT, and other provisions, to ensure these are accurately reflected in the project / proposal cost estimate.
* Ensure the corporate risk process is applied to project / proposal cost estimates as required • Undertake the formal filing of project and proposal estimates, the collection of project historical data and the continuous update of estimating databases and norms in a controlled manner.
* Assist in the training for Estimating personnel.
* Coordinate development and issue of project change orders / variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications
* Assess and communicate cost and schedule impact of change notifications.
* Participate in Project Audits for the Estimating function.
* Provide guidance and support to subordinate project controls estimating staff as required

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• Degree in relevant technical or business discipline or can be substituted by suitable industry experience.

• Experience in estimating positions.

• Good Working knowledge of all estimating techniques and systems with a detailed knowledge of their implementation.

• Knowledge of engineering and construction projects in the oil and gas industry, preferably in both onshore and offshore environment.

• Good Working knowledge and application of estimating principles.

Job-Specific Skills: Advanced Computerised systems user. In Depth understanding of project management principles and techniques. Good Supervisory Skills Good understanding of Cost Control, Estimating, Change control, Risk analysis and Planning. Meets all competency criteria.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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Senior Estimator
Requisition ID :2019-67809
Work Location :GB-Aberdeenshire-Aberdeen
Department / Discipline : Estimating
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently hiring an Estimator who will be responsible for Implementation of Wood Cost Estimating procedures to ensure that project cost estimates are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy in accordance with the contractual requirements. Support the Lead Estimator in the management and development of the Estimating team, the management of the contract estimating norms, and the preparation and filing of project cost estimate documentation. Acts as Estimating focal point for several project scopes.

* Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood HSE process
* Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes.
* Attend Cost Estimate Kick-Off Meetings to obtain thorough understanding of Scope of Work and cost estimate requirements.
* Ensure cost estimates are prepared in accordance with Wood Cost Estimating Procedures.
* Develop and issue to relevant parties for approval / comment the Basis of Estimate for each project or proposal cost estimate to be developed.
* Develop and maintain project and proposal cost estimates in accordance with the Basis of Estimate, including statements of work scope, man-hour estimates, narratives, and review/comment on client documents.
* Participate in internal project cost estimate reviews and operations & cost reviews, coordinate comments and obtain estimate sign-off approval from relevant parties.
* Deliver presentations of reviewed estimates to Wood management for approval.
* Produce and issue updates to project / proposal cost estimates in a controlled manner
* Liaise with project cost control and planning to ensure project budgets are developed to reflect the structure and content of the approved project cost estimate.
* Liaise with proposals, engineering, procurement, subcontract and construction functions, HR, finance and others functions as required, to maintain awareness of the requirements and costs of labour, plant and equipment, materials, subcontracts, offices, IT, and other provisions, to ensure these are accurately reflected in the project / proposal cost estimate.
* Ensure the corporate risk process is applied to project / proposal cost estimates as required • Undertake the formal filing of project and proposal estimates, the collection of project historical data and the continuous update of estimating databases and norms in a controlled manner.
* Assist in the training for Estimating personnel.
* Coordinate development and issue of project change orders / variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications
* Assess and communicate cost and schedule impact of change notifications.
* Participate in Project Audits for the Estimating function.
* Provide guidance and support to subordinate project controls estimating staff as required

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• Degree in relevant technical or business discipline or can be substituted by suitable industry experience.

• Experience in estimating positions.

• Good Working knowledge of all estimating techniques and systems with a detailed knowledge of their implementation.

• Knowledge of engineering and construction projects in the oil and gas industry, preferably in both onshore and offshore environment.

• Good Working knowledge and application of estimating principles.

Job-Specific Skills: Advanced Computerised systems user. In Depth understanding of project management principles and techniques. Good Supervisory Skills Good understanding of Cost Control, Estimating, Change control, Risk analysis and Planning. Meets all competency criteria.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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