• Estimating Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood are currently looking for an Estimating Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia.


    • Develop cost and man hour’s estimates and budgets from concept studies, Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) packs through to detailed design scopes
    • Provide an estimating service at various stages of a project’s development ranging from concept budgets to ‘for construction’ cost
    • Provide cost benchmarking service
    • Perform, risk contingencies analysis, cash flow analysis and prepare estimate summary for Management reviews
    • Interpret engineering documents and to support proposal estimates
    • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
    • Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
    • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
    • Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
    • Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
    • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
    • Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data
    • Build up an accurate cost estimate in an elemental and analytical format with a level of detail commensurate with the level of maturity of the project
    • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the price to the Heads of departments / Senior Managers for adjudication and approval
    • Programs of work – provide estimating assurance and governance to management and delivery teams

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree or equivalent in Engineering is preferable. However, Diploma graduate in Engineering can be considered
    • Minimum 10 years working experience within Oil and Gas engineering and contract services
    • A working knowledge of Aspentech ACCE estimating software, along with other Oil and Gas standard estimating software and tools
    • Able to plan, prepare, coordinate and consolidate all estimating activities
    • An appreciation of engineering techniques and their suitability in the delivery environment
    • A practical knowledge of safe methods of working
    • An understanding of site conditions and interpretation of their effects on out turn cost
    • Familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
    • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and pro - active
    • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
    • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can - do attitude and a desire to win
    • Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    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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