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Work with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments and Production to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
Provide all inclusive bid package to approving parties for evaluation and
Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning,
organizing, and scheduling work.
Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
Tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction.
Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.
Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
Requests/coordinates with Purchasing Department to submit bid packages to
subcontractors and vendors for specialized portions of project.
Go onboard the ships while in the shipyard as frequently as practical to
observe operations at various phases and become familiar with jobsite
logistics, means and methods, and operations personnel
Review and monitor on going jobs for changes from specifications. Estimate
cost of change orders
Compose estimates inclusive to labor man-hours, material and subcontractor
requirements based on specifications, complex schematic drawings and
related data for various solicitations.
Administer contract changes inclusive to composing, review and submit of offer associated with changes track log and negotiate with customer to finalize changes
Provide turnover of information to production in regards to awards and
authorized contract changes
Conceptual Thinking – Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
Negotiation Skills – Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and
acceptance of all parties.
Project Management – Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.
Management Skills – Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively
Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions while following
Business Acumen – Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and
Judgment – The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available
Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with
Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a
culture in which the long range goals can be achieved.
Must be familiar with marine vessel terminology and abbreviations.
2 years minimum Estimating experience
Must be able to obtain a DBIDS