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Job Title: Junior Estimator

Sector: TECHNICAL,TECHNICIAN,ARCHITECT,SCIENTIFIC,QA/QC,QS

Location: NORTH -PORT OF SPAIN,WOODBROOK,ST. JAMES, MORVANT

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Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Junior Estimator

The Junior Estimator will be responsible for coordinating and contributing to the preparation and evaluation of project cost estimates, ensuring relevant quality and accuracy standards.

Scope:

The successful candidate is responsible for coordinating and contributing to the preparation and evaluation of project cost estimates, ensuring relevant quality and accuracy standards.

Key Duties:

  • Understand the corporate and contract specific estimating procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
  • Study and understand all relevant project documents pertaining to the preparation and evaluation of estimates
  • Work with all relevant project and discipline personnel, pertaining to the preparation and evaluation of estimates.
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of corporate estimating software
  • Co-ordinate the preparation and ensure the timely issue of estimates to clients.
  • Ensure consistency across estimates and discipline CTRs in accordance with the project Scope of Work.
  • Ensure all deliverables detailed on estimates have corresponding man-hours and are built up using agreed industry/corporate norms.
  • Ensure estimates and discipline CTRs have suitable assumptions and exclusions and those narratives are of an acceptable standard to facilitate future change order justification.
  • Liaise with cost discipline to ensure all cost elements used in the compilation of estimates are accurate and aligned to current client contract T&Cs
  • Liaise with planning department and project engineer to verify project start date and duration
  • Liaise with procurement and engineering departments on 3rd party cost estimation.
  • Responsible for historical analysis of the accuracy of past estimates, identifying trends and potential accuracy improvement opportunities.
  • Responsible for obtaining approvals, formally transmitting, passing estimate hardcopy to cost department for system input, maintaining estimate preparation register.
  • Support the Project Controls Lead as required.
  • Provide input into the budget forecasting process when required.
  • Participate in cost/ schedule risk analysis as required
  • Performs all other related job functions as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying or Business Management
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in a Project Controls role or similar
  • Good understanding of Project Estimating
  • Good understanding of engineering and construction projects.
  • Good understanding of the basic principles of Project Management.
  • Good general understanding of Cost Management, Planning and Change Control.
  • Experience in the oil & gas industry.
  • High degree of Computer Literacy.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Strong commercial focus.
  • Ability to work in a Team environment.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with external and internal customers.

An acceptable combination of academic qualifications and work experience may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.

  • Understand the corporate and contract specific estimating procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
  • Study and understand all relevant project documents pertaining to the preparation and evaluation of estimates
  • Work with all relevant project and discipline personnel, pertaining to the preparation and evaluation of estimates.
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of corporate estimating software
  • Co-ordinate the preparation and ensure the timely issue of estimates to clients.
  • Ensure consistency across estimates and discipline CTRs in accordance with the project Scope of Work.
  • Ensure all deliverables detailed on estimates have corresponding man-hours and are built up using agreed industry/corporate norms.
  • Ensure estimates and discipline CTRs have suitable assumptions and exclusions and those narratives are of an acceptable standard to facilitate future change order justification.
  • Liaise with cost discipline to ensure all cost elements used in the compilation of estimates are accurate and aligned to current client contract T&Cs
  • Liaise with planning department and project engineer to verify project start date and duration
  • Liaise with procurement and engineering departments on 3rd party cost estimation.
  • Responsible for historical analysis of the accuracy of past estimates, identifying trends and potential accuracy improvement opportunities.
  • Responsible for obtaining approvals, formally transmitting, passing estimate hardcopy to cost department for system input, maintaining estimate preparation register.
  • Support the Project Controls Lead as required.
  • Provide input into the budget forecasting process when required.
  • Participate in cost/ schedule risk analysis as required
  • Performs all other related job functions as required.

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