Company: Petroplan
Skills: Cost Engineer, Estimating, Quantity Surveying
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Construction engineering company

Residential role in UAE


  • Present position is for an Estimator role in 'Engineering Department' and the incumbent shall be responsible for
  • estimate preparation during all phases of engineering development viz. Select phase to the final FEED package
  • having estimates for EPC works. Accordingly, the candidate is expected to possess necessary experience and
  • skills for Class 5 to Class 1 estimation techniques depending on the maturity level of project definition.



  • Development of in-house cost database from executed projects, budgetary quotes, and other relevant data
  • Review of FEED design / Tender documents
  • Organise / take part in Estimation initiation & review meetings
  • All in-house co-ordination for preparation of estimates (Select and FEED phase as well as bid phase) including
  • Responsible for review/preparation of OME (Order of magnitude estimate) before onward submissions.
  • Ensure that commercial submissions to tenders are fully complied with all necessary details.
  • Responsible to verify detailed MTOs (quantity take-off) from FEED / tender documentation.
  • Ensure the Indirect Cost Estimate is correctly prepared
  • Proactively work with the Procurement Group to ensure Vendors RFQ Technical and Commercial Bid
  • Assist Engineering Manager with the preparation of a list of clarifications and qualifications to the proposal.
  • Assist in other various departmental development work Requirements
  • At least 10 years of experience
  • Past experience of similar nature in oil & gas Contracting Organisation in Concept, FEED, EPCI and T&I business

Education Qualifications, Accreditation, Training



  • A recognized BS, MS degree, Diploma in Engineering or Quantity Surveying in a related field is preferred.
  • AACE or equivalent accreditation via Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification should be
  • stated but not a requirement.
  • Minimum 10 years post qualification industry experience
  • Proven skills in developing internal cost database
  • Leadership in HSE culture and behaviour across line of business

IT Skills:



  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Aspen Capital Cost Estimator and/or similar software platforms


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