Company: Kintec Recruitment
Skills: Estimating
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: $Neg
Location: United Arab Emirates

Lead Estimation Engineer - FEED

Are you a Lead Estimation Engineer working in the Oil and Gas industry?

Are you interested in a role based in UAE?

If the answer to the above questions is YES, Kintec Global want to speak to you NOW!!!

Our client, a world class Engineering, Procurement and Construction company is looking to recruit a Lead Estimation Engineer to come work in UAE.

Job Description
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
" Ensure company procedures / client procedures are adhered to
" Review of FEED design / Tender documents
" Organise / take part in Estimation initiation & review meetings
" Ensure that clarifications are raised well in time to get better clarity (internal and external customers)
" Co-ordinate & follow-up to ensuring post bid clarifications are addressed.
" All in-house co-ordination for preparation of estimates (Select and FEED phase as well as bid phase) including follow-up, collection of input from various sub-contractors or 3rd party.
" Clear understanding of work scope & best estimation with respect to execution of project.
" 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 Estimate is built up methodically and in sufficient detail and is in accordance with good estimating practice. Sufficient explanatory notes are to be included referring to the location of supplementary information.
" Ensure completeness of Subcontract Enquiry Packages.
" Ensure Subcontractor responses are complete & tabulated accurately on a Bid Evaluation spreadsheet.
" Ensure the Indirect Cost Estimate is correctly prepared
" Proactively work with the Procurement Group to ensure Vendors RFQ Technical and Commercial Bid Evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
" Prepare / Review the preparation of the construction schedule, providing man hours and equipment requirements for each activity and also ensure correctness to capture anticipated durations and manning.
" Assist Engineering / Proposal Manager in the identification, evaluation and ranking of risks as well as developing a strategy to manage and mitigate the risks to the Company. R&O Matrix is to serve as the basis for estimating an appropriate contingency allowance for inclusion in the Cost Estimate.
" Ensures the Estimate Basis is "Current Costs" and escalation is properly covered. Wherever possible a good value of estimated contingencies to be captured. This is to be separate from the R&O Analysis/Contingency Sum Calc.
" Present to Engineering Manager for review the Cost Estimate in detail prior to review of the Select phase or EPC cost estimate or tender by Management.
" Assist Engineering Manager with the preparation of a list of clarifications and qualifications to the proposal.
" Ensure that Clients pricing and technical tender schedules are complete and accurate.
" When requested, carry out peer review of estimates compiled by others, checking for completeness, pricing accuracy and adequate manning and resource requirements.
" Organise Budget Handover Meetings to Project Managers.
" Maintain Lessons Learnt database from existing projects.
" 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
" Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

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
" Other areas
" 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

People Skills
" Requires strong oral communication and writing skills which are critical in maintaining good relationship with internal and external clients.
" Possess excellent time management and organization skills
" Leadership and consensus team building attributes.
" Verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills
" Experience with the development of subordinates
" Development & Succession
" Seek stakeholder's feedback on team and provide support, guidance and opportunities for improvement when evaluating performance.

Type: Residential staff
Based: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Benefits: Medical, VISA, Insurances, Schooling, Flights & Annual bonus