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Proposals Estimating Engineer

Proposals Estimating Engineer

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood are currently recruiting for a Proposal Estimating Engineer to be based in Shinfield Park, Reading to strengthen our Estimating group.


Posted on: 17th April 2018
Closing Date: 17th May 2018
Salary: £50,000 - £52,500 per annum


Working as a Proposal Estimating Engineer in a small professional team, you will help support the company's commercial proposal preparation efforts in securing new business with new and existing customers in a variety of upstream and downstream prospects.You will see the commercial development of the proposals from the initial strategy meetings, through the company's management approval process, to the submission of the Proposal and subsequent handover to operations of successfully awarded projects.

  • Reporting to the Manager, Proposal Estimating you will be responsible for all aspects of the services estimating for each individual proposal assigned to you
  • You will be required to ensure the accuracy and quality of the estimates you produce as well as those of the more junior estimating engineers under your supervision
  • You will be required to present complex costings and analysis to Senior management in a clear and coherent manner to enable them to make informed commercial decisions
  • Review client's ITBs to understand commercial requirements
  • Where required, attend commercial design meetings
  • Liaise with both technical and commercial disciplines to ensure adequate and timely inputs to the estimate are received

Skills / Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be a highly numeric individual, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You should have estimating experience in the oil and gas / petrochemical industry, preferably with at least 2 years services estimating experience, but this is not essential

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws

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