Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Aberdeen City, Scotland
Salary: competitive
Start Date: 2020-03-05
Reference: BH-125284
Contact Name: Leisha Milne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2020 11:45

Job Description

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 16,000 people in more than 20 countries.
  Aker Solutions' Brownfield Project Controls Team require a Senior Estimator to join the team based in our client office in Aberdeen.

Aker Solutions' CNRI E&C contract team is responsible for the engineering and construction delivery for CNRI's North Sea Assets. The successful individual will work within the project team to support successful execution of the client delivery expectations. The individual will also be given opportunities to support estimating activity within the wider Aker Solutions portfolio.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • The provision of an estimating service covering modifications to existing North Sea production facilities and new builds

  • Preparation of top down, screening estimated and detail Level 3 & 4 estimates consistent with scope definition and in accordance with estimating procedures and guidelines, and the Company Risk Management system

  • Preparation of estimates for Management of Change, and inputting to and maintaining the Change Request Register within AKIMS.

  • Update AKIMS with estimate submissions and approvals

  • Liaison with Project Engineering and Discipline Engineers to ensure the necessary take-off information is made available at the right time to prepare the project estimates

  • The provision of estimating advice to senior projects personnel when carrying out comparative studies

  • Liaise with other team members, including procurement, planning and contract administration in the pursuit of effective cost control

  • Preparation of Project Controls CTR if required

  • Providing feedback on norms for Engineering and Construction and prices for Materials and SubContractors.

  • Assist with the development of the estimating systems and proposing improvements to procedures to meet current and future needs.

  • Input to maintaining processes within the Company Management System

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:
  • Demonstratable experience in North Sea or other Oil & Gas Estimating
  • Highly Numerate
  • Commercial awareness
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to communication well with Leads / Principals and other team members
  • QS or other professional qualifications, HNC/HND (preferred)
  • Member of Association of Cost Engineers (preferred)

The spread of COVID-19 is affecting all of us. But as a global staffing company, NES would like to reassure our customers that we are fully operational across all our locations and are working closely with clients to ensure essential projects stay on track at this difficult time. For regular updates, please see our COVID-19 Support Hub.