Estimating Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
26 Aug 2017
Ref
2017-18028
Contact
Amec Foster
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Offshore
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Amec Foster Wheeler are currently looking for an Estimating Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year's duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities

  • Develop cost and man hour's estimates and budgets from concept studies, Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) packs through to detailed design scopes
  • Provide an estimating service at various stages of a project's development ranging from concept budgets to 'for construction' cost
  • Provide cost benchmarking service
  • Perform, risk contingencies analysis, cash flow analysis and prepare estimate summary for Management reviews
  • Interpret engineering documents and to support proposal estimates
  • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
  • Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
  • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
  • Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data
  • Build up an accurate cost estimate in an elemental and analytical format with a level of detail commensurate with the level of maturity of the project
  • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the price to the Heads of departments / Senior Managers for adjudication and approval
  • Programs of work - provide estimating assurance and governance to management and delivery teams

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in Engineering is preferable. However, Diploma graduate in Engineering can be considered
  • Minimum 10 years working experience within Oil and Gas engineering and contract services
  • A working knowledge of Aspentech ACCE estimating software, along with other Oil and Gas standard estimating software and tools
  • Able to plan, prepare, coordinate and consolidate all estimating activities
  • An appreciation of engineering techniques and their suitability in the delivery environment
  • A practical knowledge of safe methods of working
  • An understanding of site conditions and interpretation of their effects on out turn cost
  • Familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and pro-active
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork