Job Overview :
Collectsand analyzes data in order to estimate the cost related to labor, equipment,direct and indirect components required for the execution of a specific job.
Providesguidance and leadership to the Functional Estimators and Bench Markers.
Ensuresthat the Estimates produced are of the highest quality, lowest base cost andtechnically compliant.
Supportsand assists the Estimating Manager, as required.
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities :
Worksunder the supervision of the Principal Estimator.
Workswith Proposal team to prepare estimates and bids for Clients.
Attendsall bid related meetings
Understandsthe Proposal requirements and direct attention to those areas that appearinconsistent or contain a high-risk element.
Readsthe technical documents in order to prepare proper estimates.
Gathersinformation and input from functions with support from project manager.
Consultswith SME to discuss Estimates and resolve issues.
Abilityto use computer software to calculate Estimates.
CreatesEstimate with available Benchmark data and from experience prior to receivingthe inputs from functions and evaluate the estimates received from functionsagainst the internal estimate.
Givesregular updates to the department manager / immediate supervisor and highlightany concerns with regards to anything that might potentially jeopardizesubmitting a competitive proposal.
Analyzesthe cost components that are critical / crucial and seek quotes for only thoseitems. Other items to be costed internally.
Attendsand participates in Bid review meetings, estimate evaluation meetings, Riskassessment meetings, as well as any additional bid related meetings, asrequired.
Analyzesand comment the execution plans of the project.
Preparesa comprehensive Basis of Estimate (BOE) to be discussed and reviewed withmanagers.
Assuresthat the estimate is :
Completedin a timely manner
Cognizantof the Bid Win Strategy’
Accurate,free of errors, omissions or hidden contingencies.
Inline with the agreed execution plan.
Evaluatesand recommends ways to be more cost effective or profitable.
Accuratelypredicts the cost, size, and duration of future projects
Analysisof various inputs to determine the amount of time, money, labor, profitabilityand other factors necessary for the successful execution of a project.
Theestimator must consider many factors, including allowances for wasted material,bad weather, shipping delays, and other factors that can increase costs andlower profitability.
Workswith the Benchmarking team to analyze information on the costs from othersimilar projects.Prepares relevantbench mark report.
Maintainsefficiency while meeting deadlines for bid submission.
Overtimework and frequent travel may be required.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’sDegree or above in business, finance, math, engineering or related disciplines.
3+years’ experience in similar position in the oil & gas industry.
Portuguese (native ou fluent) and English (advanced to fluent)
Desired / Preferred Qualifications :
Analytical skills : Accurately evaluatesdetailed specifications in order to minimize costs without sacrificingquality.
Detail oriented : Pays close attentionto small details which may have a large impact on a product’s overall cost.
Technical skills :
Detailedknowledge of industry processes, materials, and costs.
Efficientuse of computer programs to calculate equations and handle large databases.
Time-management skills : Ability to prioritizeand plan work efficiently and accurately to meet fixed deadlines.
Writing skills : Strong writing skillsrequired to produce detailed reports to support management decisions andcommercial approach.
Intermediate / Advancedlevel in MS Office systems e.g. Excel, Word.
Costestimation experience preferably in the Oil & Gas industry at a Senior orSupervisory level.
Company Overview :
McDermott is a premier,fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutionsto the energy industry.
For more than a century, customers have trustedMcDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technologysolutions from the wellhead to the storage tank to transport and transform oiland gas into the products the world needs today.