Our client a multinational EPCM Engineering Consultancy requires a experience Estimator at Intermediate or Senior level with experience working on large scale industrial projects such as Pharmaceutical, Semi-conductor or Data Centre projects. Experience with EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) projects is desirable.
The Estimator will form part of the Estimating team to deliver estimating functions across all projects in within the business unit and will be accountable to the Estimating Section head, ensuring that the estimating needs for the Projects are being satisfied. Applicants should be considered proficient at all aspects in the field of estimating and cost engineering. Experience completing estimates from both a top-down and bottom-up methodology based on design information at feasibility, concept and basic design stages. Experience in project controls and quantity surveying is desirable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Disseminate Operating Procedures for estimating activities and ensure implementation
Standardise the estimating delivery of the projects, tools, templates, filing structures, so that a The client Standard becomes the norm across the operation
Develop and implement estimate plans for projects
Compile project estimates in accordance with the approved estimate plans and standard operating procedures
Complete estimate risk analysis and contingency calculations
Present and review estimates with project team and senior management and clients
Consolidation of benchmark information in a centralised and traceable location to ensure that all project learnings are captured and incorporated and project commencement and completion
Take the lead in Value Engineering and Risk Workshopping
Support/propagate Capital Cost Trending across projects, Value-Plus and Sustainability-Plus programmes
Ensure systems are in place and all estimating requirements of Project Management are being satisfied
Strive to improve templates and processes for estimate delivery, leveraging the IT tools available such as Cost-x, Navisworks, excel and other tools to improve the productive delivery of the estimating function.
BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Engineering
Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland, SCSI or equivalent is an advantage
This position requires extensive experience in cost engineering, quantity surveying or estimating fields.
This should include experience on a project construction site and experience in a related industrial sector.
Detailed knowledge of design, procurement, and construction/field service processes and inherent cost and schedule performance risks
Detailed understanding of The client’ EPCM project delivery process
Knowledgeable and proficient with computers and experienced with:
Spreadsheets, word processing and database software
Quantity Surveying Software (Cost X; Navisworks; Buildsoft or equivalent)
Risk Analysis (Monte Carlo) software
Commercial and/or proprietary Project Services systems
Knowledge of resource requirements and training required for all Commercial Services software
Detailed knowledge of preparation of Capital Estimates
Proficiency in data management and structuring:
Automation of repetitive tasks
Price Sourcing Skills
Has a technical understanding of all the constituent functions – Contracts, Quantity Surveying; Claims Management
Has a technical understanding of the software systems and methods used within all of the constituent functions
Capable communicating with the commercial team to ensure complete understanding and fulfilment of operations and project/program objectives
Capable of effectively communicating with all levels of project and operations management and with the client. Must identify potential problems and elevate these to the appropriate level(s) of management
Able to make clear and concise presentations to The client and Client management
Good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to foster and grow positive relationships within the Project Services team, within the performance unit (PU),– particularly with other offices, and with clients and partners