Senior Estimator


  • Company:
    Wood
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our Process Technology and Consulting Business in the Reading office on a staff basis. The successful candidate will have strong estimating experience within a fabrication, package equipment, bespoke product supply or related business, preferably within the O&G sector. To be responsible for the estimating of complete lump sum design and supply projectsTo liaise during the estimating phase between various members of the engineering, project management, proposals and procurement disciplines to develop the estimateReview specifications, drawings, and attend meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimateAbility and experience to both lead and contribute to all aspects of estimates, including using factored approaches, developing detailed MTOs from drawings and specifications, developing in house unit rates and maximising estimate accuracy using specific quotes from the marketEnsure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figuresTo assemble and present a professional estimate with the tools and systems availableComply with Wood Code of Business Conduct, Anti Bribery and Corruption undertakings and the Wood mandatory and fundamental procedures    HNC in Engineering Discipline or degree in appropriate discipline would be preferableDemonstrable Experience of estimating the cost of designing and supplying combustion equipment or similar equipment would be desirableExperience of estimating the cost of designing and supplying bespoke equipment packages, fabricated equipment items or similar in support of lump sum quotations is requiredEffective communication and interpersonal skillsProficient in IT Skills, with a strong working knowledge of Excel and Word as a minimumAmec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.  Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.