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Estimator Specialist

TEAM Energy Resources are working alongside a major international Oil and Gas Organisation in seeking an Estimator Specialist based in Abu Dhabi.

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Duration: 6 months
Contract Basis: Contract
Format: Residential

Full Description

The Estimator Specialist is to provide high-level professional advice and guidance in the analysis and preparation of capital cost estimates for multi-million dollar petrochemical and oil & gas projects.

Responsibilities

  • Assess prospective scope and main components to develop consistent “building block” estimates for each concept under consideration.
  • Develop detailed project cost estimates, including project complexity factors, based on input data such as project objectives, scope and economic analysis.
  • Translate the identified project scope into an estimate of capital expenditure costs for design, procurement and construction.
  • Formulate and validate methodologies for deriving quantities from design parameters.
  • Develop capacity factored estimates and location factor adjustments.
  • Determine estimate contingency based on project variables and risks.
  • Estimate composed or detailed MTOs (Material Take-Off) matched with detailed pricing and construction unit hours.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates based on MTO and Drawings Issued for Construction (IFC).
  • Identify areas of uncertainty and apply appropriate allowances.
  • Manage Estimating Data by collecting actual cost performance. Condition and normalize data for future use, by developing metrics and benchmarking information.
  • Benchmark against historical performance, industry norms and established KPI’s
  • Review bids, estimates and Change Orders prepared by Engineering Contractors and Construction Contractors.
  • Act as cost consultant and advisor for both internal stakeholders such as Engineering and Construction Team, as well as the external stakeholders such as Owner Client and Vendors

Experience

  • Minimum 7 years of experience working on Oil & Gas estimating projects
  • Ability to operate Excel
  • Knowledge of KBase is preferable
  • Setting up Estimate, code of accounts processes and reporting
  • Ability to work with project teams, build relationships with external vendors, contractors and parent company stakeholders
  • Ability to work with international cultures and having international experience is preferable
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and verbally

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering discipline

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