• Title
    Senior Estimator
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Fired Heaters
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our Process Technology and Consulting Business in the Reading office on a staff basis.


    The successful candidate will have strong estimating experience within a fabrication, package equipment, bespoke product supply or related business, preferably within the O&G sector.


    • To be responsible for the estimating of complete lump sum design and supply projects
    • To liaise during the estimating phase between various members of the engineering, project management, proposals and procurement disciplines to develop the estimate
    • Review specifications, drawings, and attend meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
    • Ability and experience to both lead and contribute to all aspects of estimates, including using factored approaches, developing detailed MTOs from drawings and specifications, developing in house unit rates and maximising estimate accuracy using specific quotes from the market
    • Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures
    • To assemble and present a professional estimate with the tools and systems available
    • Comply with Wood Code of Business Conduct, Anti Bribery and Corruption undertakings and the Wood mandatory and fundamental procedures





    Skills / Qualifications

    • HNC in Engineering Discipline or degree in appropriate discipline would be preferable
    • Demonstrable Experience of estimating the cost of designing and supplying combustion equipment or similar equipment would be desirable
    • Experience of estimating the cost of designing and supplying bespoke equipment packages, fabricated equipment items or similar in support of lump sum quotations is required
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proficient in IT Skills, with a strong working knowledge of Excel and Word as a minimum

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


    Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


    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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