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Last Updated Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Renfrew, RFW, GB

Company: Doosan Corp

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Principal Estimator


Location – Renfrew 


Attractive salary and benefits


Doosan Babcock are experts in providing engineering solutions from new build projects to upgrades, retrofits and specialist professional services to the energy, industrial and petrochemical sectors. Our customers respect our genuine approach to delivering solutions backed up by our world class approach to safety. Our success is built on the quality of our people, our reputation for technological expertise and best-in-class execution, and the collaborative relationships we establish with our customers. We believe that this approach delivers value for our customers and creates exciting opportunities for our people.


We are currently looking for a Principal Estimator to join the business, within our Process & Energy division, to support, coordinate and develop, compile and deliver periodic TIC estimates for E,P,C projects. You will provide daily management and coordination of Estimating team, and support Business & Performance Director with ongoing improvements & maintaining sector performance levels. You will produce Estimates from minimal information or immature design and ascertain the Estimate uncertainty. You will be involved in hands on preparation of detailed bottom up TIC (Total Investment Cost) estimates.


You will create the Work Breakdown Structure in line with project control requirements, and development of initial Class III and Control Class II estimates at appropriate points in project life cycle. You will review and verification of Scope Clarifications and Specification enquiries pre-submission, and establish Risk apportioned to the estimate and establish Estimate classification. You are responsible for the Verification and Validation of Estimates pre-submission. You will develop and document Basis of Estimates. Configuration control of basis of estimate updates and consequent estimate iterations. You will liaise/coordinate with Project Management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction team in assembling estimate base data.


You will be educated to Degree level qualification or equivalent in a technical or engineering discipline. Preferably with ACE qualification/ accreditation or equivalent, and APM qualification or equivalent. You will have extensive estimating experience with a cost estimating background, experienced in various estimating techniques from detailed bottom up to high level parametric comparisons. Good understanding of project control, Work Breakdown Structures, monitoring techniques and Earned value management (EVM). You will have a sound technical background with strong experience of estimating, pricing and budgeting tools, and experienced in the production of estimates from minimal information and or Engineering Drawings.


EPC Estimating Experience in one or more of the following areas is essential;

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemicals
  • Process Plant