Senior Estimator Lloydminster Daniel Porter
Exciting opportunity for a critical thinker to join a great team and a stable company.
Utilize and expand your Purchasing knowledge, working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Enjoy an attractive salary and great benefits package.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Foremost is one of the largest, most geographically diverse industrial manufacturers in Western Canada, specializing in oil & gas, heavy oil, mining, waterwell and construction equipment. With more than 640,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over 1000 employees across Alberta, Foremost is well positioned to meet and exceed clients’ expectations. For more information about Foremost, visit www.foremost.ca/about
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Foremost has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Estimator located at our Foremost Lloydminster Facility in Lloydminster, AB. This position has the responsibility of analyzing costs and preparing estimates on prospective oil and gas process projects. The estimator provides technical support and services in the planning, estimating, and measuring of work. As part of a multi-functional team you will be responsible for:
Develop various types of estimates from conceptual class V estimates for proposals and early conceptual studies, to detailed estimates for ongoing projects utilizing estimating tools including various estimating software, databases and spreadsheets
Responsible for all aspects of the estimate e.g. establish the estimating scope of work, prepare estimate methodology and basis of estimate as well as produce the overall estimate schedule identifying all deliverables and interfaces with other disciplines
Coordinate and monitor input from process engineering, discipline lead engineers, procurement, contracts and construction to ensure a timely completion
Establish the key parameters associated with the overall quality and accuracy of the estimate such as: equipment and material pricing guidelines, material take-off and other allowances, escalation philosophy, and site labor productivity factors
Assemble final estimate packages; conduct detailed analysis of completed estimates including benchmarking against similar completed projects and reconciliation of completed estimate to prior estimates
Produce comprehensive estimate review packages for project, department, corporate and client reviews
Facilitate smooth transition of awarded projects with the coordinating and operations departments
Other duties as assigned
Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
Mechanical and mathematical aptitude and an attention to detail is a must
Good oral, written communication, and organizational skills a must
Ability to read and understand drawings and P&IDs
Candidate must have a minimum of 5 year of estimating experience in the Oil and Gas and Refining industries
Must have extensive knowledge and experience in preparing mega-project cost estimates
Field experience is a definite asset
Proficiency in the full range of Microsoft Office Professional products, and data base applications
Ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills, people skills and mentoring skills
Foremost offers all employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.