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WTS Energy is seeking to recruit a Cost Estimator for its client, a multinational oil and gas company in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Ref: WTOA02257
Industry: Oil & Gas
Regional: Africa
Educational Level: BSc/BA/BSocSc/Bachelor Degree Technical
Work Experience: 10 - 15 years
Type of Employment: Contract
Regions / Country: Africa Nigeria

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Service Dimensions
Analyse technical documents and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
Confer with engineers, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
Prepare weekly / monthly reports.

Activities
  • Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work
  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors
  • Review material and labor requirements, to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations.
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction.
  • Explain variances between estimate and actual costs and adjust estimating parameter accordingly
  • Provide a rough estimate when work is identified for management to decide to proceed further or not
Requirements
  1. Minimum Qualification: B.Sc./B.Eng.(Building Science) with 5-10 years experience in an Engineering Organization in a similar design position.
  2. International standards, regulations
  3. Team work, Technical rigor, Communication, organization
  4. Experience with estimating and Project Management software such as MS project, Primavera
  5. Use of Pack Office / Language: fluent English (French an advantage).
Terms & Conditions
To report to Project Control Manager
Work location based onshore with possible site visits offshore.

Deadline of Application:
The last date is 31st January, 2013 for submission of application.

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