Senior Estimator

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Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Estimator to work on the engineering and project management services in Al Khobar office

  • Under general supervision competently performs all aspects of estimating assignments typically in large and more complex projects
  • Prepare and develop the Basis of Estimate for project cost estimates for submission
  • Develop, issue, and maintain project cost estimates in accordance with the Basis of Estimate including statements of work scope, assumptions, man-hour estimates, narratives, and review & comment of client documents
  • Participate in the internal review of project cost estimates, coordinating comments & updates and ultimately obtaining estimate approval as required
  • Delivery of reviewed estimates to Wood management for review and approval
  • Production and issue of updates to projects cost estimates in a controlled manner
  • Liaise with other Project Controls disciplines to ensure projects budgets and schedules are developed to reflect the structure and content of the approved project cost estimate
  • Liaise with engineering, procurement, subcontract and construction functions to maintain awareness of the requirements and costs of labour, plant and equipment, materials, subcontracts, offices, IT, and other provisions, to ensure these are accurately reflected in the project cost estimate.
  • Undertake the formal filing of project and proposal estimates, the collection of project historical data and the continuous update of estimating databases and norms in a controlled manner.
  • Coordinate the development and issue of change orders in accordance with the appropriate change notifications
  • May Assess and communicate cost and schedule impact of change notifications.
  • Participate in Project Controls Compliance and Continuous Improvement Reviews
  • Assist and support in the mentoring of junior estimating personnel


Skills / Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years working experience as cost estimator 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
  • 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
  • Able to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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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