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Senior Estimator

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Last Updated Date: Dec 25, 2021

Location: Renfrew, RFW, GB, PA4 8DJ

Company: Doosan Corp

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Location - Renfrew


Inside IR35 Contract Role or Staff 


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 recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our team in Renfrew. The purpose of this role will be to develop, manage, compile and deliver periodic estimates for projects through the project life-cycle.


Key Duties:


  • Development of ACCEI class 5 through to class 1 estimates at appropriate points in project life cycle.
  • Hands on preparation of detailed bottom up total cost estimates.
  • Creation of Work Breakdown Structure in line with project control requirements.
  • Review and verification of Scope Clarifications and Specification enquiries pre-submission.  
  • Establish Risk apportioned to the estimate and establish Estimate classification
  • Verification and Validation of Estimates pre-submission.
  • Development and documentation of Basis of estimates
  • Present estimates and Basis of Estimates to Stakeholders at Estimate Reviews as part of the Gate Approval process
  • Configuration control of basis of estimate updates and consequent estimate iterations
  • Liaison /coordination with Project Management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction team in assembling estimate base data
  • Liaison with and responses to Client Cost/Commercial team
  • Collate/Maintain estimating norms and historical data
  • Implementation of current estimating processes and developing new processes as required. 
  • Supporting Estimate and Contract Handover to project team.
  • Supporting the implementation of the new systems and working practices required for Commercial Projects
  • Undertake estimates of project scope changes as and when these arise and updating overall estimate accordingly 
  • Liaise closely with the planning and delivery teams 
  • Liaise with internal and external customers to substantiate estimates as required


Applicants should a strong background in cost estimating with experience in various estimating techniques from detailed bottom up to high level parametric comparisons. You should also have a good understanding of project control, Work Breakdown Structures, monitoring techniques and Earned Value Management (EVM) as well as experience in the production of estimates from minimal information and/or engineering drawings. In addition, we are looking for EPC estimating experience in one or more of the following areas – Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Construction, Process Plant.


If you have the relevant experience and qualifications and you are looking for a new challenge, please apply now.