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    • Develop procedures for the preparation of estimates for brown field and green field projects.
    • Develop and prepare estimate plan; presentation of plan to all stake holders
    • Receive the engineering estimate from the lead/project engineer and incorporate into the overall estimate for all phases of the work.
    • Prepare rationale statements to support the estimate identifying areas of weakness and or areas of risk.
    • Carry out validation and verification of the estimates using high level norms and by comparing with previous estimates, outcome costs and vendor prices and develop benchmark database
    • Customize the estimate reports based on customer requirements
    • The estimates are to include all phases of execution of the work from front end engineering through to closeout. Develop Cost estimates during all phases
    • During the pre-engineering phase the estimator will compare estimates of alternative solutions and provide input to selection of the adopted option
    • Responsible for the training and staffing of estimating department.
    • Estimate project quantities and costs in the preparation of projects on a timely and cost effective basis.
    • Prepare comprehensive estimate basis
    • Monitor current competitive prices, new techniques and cost trends.
    • Perform Monte carlo risk type analysis of cost estimates to determine contingency and accuracy level
    • Fully aware of the international estimate standards AACE, ACCE (Ex K base) etc.

About you:

    • Engineering qualification, preferred
    • Minimum 15 to 20 years estimate experience
    • Broad knowledge of EPCM project delivery strategies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Presentation skills (both external and internal stake holders)
    • Familiarity in Microsoft (Excel, word, power point)
    • Should be able to lead team of estimators