Engineering Estimator

Fifth Element Recruitment
Newcastle Upon Tyne
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client provides a complete service in supply of fabrication to the offshore, subsea, power generation, wind farm and general engineering.

Main Responsibilities:

Responsibility for preparation of reliable time, cost and labour estimates for products, projects or services by performing the following duties:

* Analyse and interpret technical specifications, reference drawings, technical documents and regulatory body regulations.

* Review data to determine labour, material and subcontract requirements and prepare itemised estimates.

* Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organising and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors and determining cost effectiveness.

* Prepare quotations and proposals.

* Consult with clients, vendors or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

* Request quotations and analyse subcontractor quotes in consultation with purchasing to determine best alternative. Qualifications and Skills Required:

* Experience in shipbuilding, offshore fabrication or marine engineering, whereby experience as an estimator is an advantage.

* Ability to write reports, technical proposals and other correspondence.

* Excellent computer skills and experience in working with Microsoft Office applications such as excel, word, access and projects.

* Ability to maintain relationships at all levels of the company, clients and suppliers.

* Commercial awareness, a positive attitude and good communication skills.

* Ability to perform the duties required, both independently and as a team.

* The capacity and motivation to travel and to work flexible hours

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