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Engineering Estimator

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Date posted:
05 December 2018
Expiry date:
05 January 2019
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Company Description

A leading North East based Engineering Company based in Tyne and Wear are looking for an Engineering Estimator to join their team in a permanent role. Our client is committed to providing pioneering engineering services to their customers; this is an exciting opportunity and a well-rewarded role for the ideal candidate.


Job Specification

The Role

  • Responsibility for preparation of reliable time, cost and labour estimates for products, projects or services.
  • Analyse and interpret technical specifications, reference drawings, technical documents and regulatory body regulations.
  • Review data to determine labour, material and subcontract requirements and prepare itemised estimates.
  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organising and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Prepare quotations and proposals.
  • Consult with clients, vendors or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Request quotations and analyse subcontractor quotes in consultation with purchasing to determine best alternative.

 The Person

  • Experience in shipbuilding, offshore fabrication or marine engineering, whereby experience as an estimator is an advantage.
  • Ability to write reports, technical proposals and other correspondence.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience in working with Microsoft Office applications such as excel, word, access and projects.
  • Ability to maintain relationships at all levels of the company, clients and suppliers.
  • Commercial awareness, a positive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Ability to perform the duties required, both independently and as a team.
  • The capacity and motivation to travel and to work flexible hours

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