Cost Estimator

Posted 09 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Contact NameMegha Koshy

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Cost Estimator on a temporary basis. The position will be based in Muscat. For further information about this position please apply.

Primary Responsibilities:
* Delivering of Capital Cost Estimates with focus on enhancing accuracy and execution.
* Develop and adhere to estimates/proposal timelines and deliverable requirements;
* Responsible for independently applying advanced estimating techniques and analysis within the discipline.
* Interaction with project team members from all design disciplines including project management, client reps, and others 3rd party consultants.
* Write estimate plans, review scope of work, develop & assemble estimate data, review estimates (discipline, management, client), and write estimate basis document with qualifications & assumptions.
* Participate in estimate reviews and presentations with management, Project Manager and project team members.
* Organize and manipulate large amounts of data to provide accurate answers to the variety of departments which depend on the analysis of data collected by the estimating team
* Transform an estimate into a budget to meet the requirements of project execution team
* Contribute effectively within a team of senior professionals to coordinate the details of a mega-project
* Perform cold-eye reviews of estimates produced by other companies
* Estimate the impact of scope changes during the project execution phase and help establish the project's change-tracking system
* Understand your estimate's deliverables and schedule, and report potential problems in time for the department to assist when required
* Run Risk Analysis
* Calculate contingency, risk and escalation

* 10+ years of experience in an estimating role, preferably in an industrial construction environment;
* Degree, diploma in Engineering or related field from an accredited post-secondary institution
* Experience working with a range of Industrial projects including large capital, small capital, maintenance and/or O&M
* Cleopatra and/or Aspen Capital Cost Estimating software knowledge and experience is preferred;
* Proficient with reading drawings and specifications, performing material take-offs and quantifying scopes of work to translate into cost estimates;
* Detail oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful, with strong interpersonal skills;
* Proficient with Microsoft office software tools (MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint);
* Strong time management skills, confidentiality, and professionalism

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.