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Estimating Engineer

  • Job reference: 926836
  • Location: Suresnes, Île-de-France
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Subsea
  • Date posted: 30/07/2019


Reporting to the Africa Tendering Manager, the Estimating Engineer will be based in Suresnes office and will be in charge of establishing complete and competitive cost estimates in accordance with client requirements and the solution developed by my client for a wide range of services.


* Build up cost estimates of Commercial Proposals respecting internal rules and procedures.

* Develop the execution plan with the Tender Lead and Commercial Lead with a continuous target to achieve a complete, accurate and optimised cost estimate.

* Perform cost simulation to evaluate the execution alternatives and to support the Tender lead in the selection of the most cost-effective solution.

* Analyse the deliverables issued by all the departments involved in tenders and challenge where necessary in a collaborative and constructive manner.

* Provide an early cost estimate upfront to support the departments in establishing the priorities in close collaboration with the Tender Lead and the Commercial Lead.

* Prepare the commercial deliverables for our proposal, especially the price schedule, unit rates and commercial qualifications.

* Do the cash flow analysis in order to obtain favourable payment conditions in the contract.

* Evaluate the cost impacts during the contract clarification and negotiation phase.

* Consolidate the assumptions and deliverables used to perform the Handover to the project team at contract award.

* Contribute to the improvements' initiatives.

* Contribute to the development of estimating tools and benchmarks.

* Develop good knowledge of the estimating benchmarks (Ratios, Assets Productivity, Unit cost,..).


* Graduated from engineering school.

* 3/5 years technical experience in engineering, fabrication or operations department, ideally in the Oil & Gas subsea segment.

* Proactive and curious. Willingness to understand the decision drivers, the technical solutions and to develop a winning offer.

* Excellent work relationship skills.

* Ability to work in the details with high quality and accuracy and at the same time to take an overall view with a critical mind-set.

* Hard worker capable to work under tight deadlines.

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