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Estimator-Norfolk VA

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH112739
  • Location: USA, Virginia, Norfolk
  • Sector: Onshore Marine Support, Marine
  • Salary: £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 06/09/2017
Responsibilities: Develop a complete and concise labor hour and material dollar
estimate that meets the requirements of the specification, drawing or work scope. They
must have the ability to identify all the trades required to accomplish the work and
develop a detail by trade of the hours required to accomplish the work. Must be able to
read and interpret specifications, understand and read drawings and blue prints and
understand the contract requirements and schedule constraints.

-College degree in a technical or managerial discipline or
-10 years experience either in a shipyard or on a ship as an officer, port
engineer or repair supervisor or 5 years as a construction supervisor for
large (over $1.0 mil each) projects.
-Working knowledge of Excel, Project (and/or Primevara), Powerpoint and
Microsoft Word. Must be proficient in the use of Excel to develop detailed
labor hour estimates.
-Excellent written and communications skills (please submit samples of
recent correspondence you have authored)
-Willingness to be flexible and work with people to achieve goals and
-Meet bid deadline goals.

Familiarity with Cost and Schedule Performance metrics including ACWP, BCWP
and BCWS concepts and the Cost Performance Index and the Schedule
Performance Index.General: The Estimator will report directly to the Vice
President Contracts, but will have frequent contact with the VP Operations, Trade
Supervisors and the President and CEO. The PM will develop the overhaul or
repair implementation plan and monitor, cost, schedule and quality performance
on a daily basis. They will be responsible for early identifying potential problems
early, recommending solutions and implementing corrective action. They will
have to work with accounting, production and estimating personnel to develop
meaningful metrics and reports and be responsible for continuous monitoring of
progress throughout a Project.Projects will range from $200K to $8mil in value
and will be managed over several weeks to several months. Customers will
include Navy, MSC, MARAD and commercial owners and operators. Multiple
estimates at a time may be required to be developed during a specific time frame. Estimator will be responsible to develop a "lessons learned" file to
document problems encountered, solutions implemented (whether they worked
or not), and an estimate vice cost return analysis, which will include an
explanation of any differences greater or less than 20%.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office