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Senior Cost Estimator

  • Job reference: 927723
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 16/09/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Cost Estimator, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Establishing, monitoring and reviewing the cost estimate preparation process to ensure that proper methodology is being used.
Developing, populating and following Corporate cost estimating methodology and guidelines.
Planning and participating in Contractor's cost estimates kick-off meeting to establish all deliverables, including formats, WBS and cost estimate review schedule.
Ensuring project scope covered and alignment between the cost estimate and the project schedule and execution strategy.
Participating actively in the Quantitative Risk Assessment to support the contingency process.
Coordinating and maintaining the benchmarking analysis and estimating database.
Participating in evaluation of contractor(s) estimating capabilities.
Participating in Commercial Contract Evaluation
Ensuring proper handover of estimated costs to cost control and final project estimating data.
Assisting in the change order or trends calculation and/or validation and supporting the preparation of cost estimates for change orders.
Preparing or reviewing early cost estimates.
Reconciling previous approved estimate versus current approved.
Maintaining document trail to facilitate internal audits of critical commercial internal control systems.
Maintaining project cost estimate documentation and data preservation procedures.
Additionally assisting with cost control duties when required

Engineering or construction management degree

Significant cost estimating experience of large projects or multiple small projects in Upstream Projects: in assignments of increasing responsibility, complexity and scope.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in use of cost estimating and cost control software.
Knowledge of Project Controls, Cost Engineering, Planning & Scheduling.
Demonstrable ability to develop reports and presentations to management.

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 927723

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