Company: Wood
Skills: Estimating
Experience: 16 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest for Estimation Engineering Head for a Kuwait based project with extensive experience as the Project Estimating Head, capable of managing the cost estimate development for a large oil and gas project.

Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.



  • Lead and manage the cost estimate development for a large oil and gas project
  • Work with the Project team, prepare the estimating strategy and basis of estimate
  • Arrange and conduct department, discipline, and project reviews on estimates
  • Review and assess the accuracy of all aspects of estimates, rates, benchmarks, trends
  • Lead or provide input to the estimate risk analysis and providing contingency recommendations
  • Prepare final estimate summaries and analyzing each section for scope, pricing, and completeness
  • Manage and direct a team of estimators in the project; assign the duties and scope for the team of estimators
  • Make estimate presentations to Wood and Client management


Skills / Qualifications




  • Minimum Bachelor's of Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 16 years post graduate experience
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in the refining and petrochemical industries
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in the designation


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 45,000 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.



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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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