The Project Estimator is responsible for all aspects of standard estimating functions, including but not limited to, estimate assurance, cost benchmarking, estimating at all project phases, and interactions with the following teams: Project and/or Turnaround Planning team, Process Development, Procurement, Construction, and Contracts.
This summary is meant to be an overall job description and does not include all tasks that might be required for the position.
- Estimate Assurance - provide assurance to total project cost estimates along with auditing contractor and engineering estimates.
- Facilitate Monte Carlo and other types of cost risk assessments.
- Provide Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM), Conceptual, Preliminary, and Detail estimates to on site project teams.
- Local Cost Benchmarking - Help to maintain historical cost database and apply learnings for improved project performance
- Familiar with scope development best practice
- Able to provide, as a secondary check for engineering and construction estimates, fit-for-purpose parametric, conceptual MTO, and detailed MTO estimating techniques
- Develop & maintain Estimating tools, procedures and guidelines
- Facilitate External (IPA) benchmarking Exercises
- Support Business / Portfolio Management Team
- Closely monitor group performance against realistic targets to ensure that objectives and KPI's are met.
- Actively utilize the local cost database to measure performance of projects
- Facilitate Field Verification Checks - able to audit construction and validate installed quantities.
- Identify, analyze and respond to project opportunities, risks, and uncertainties.
- Support validation of contractor field progress.
- Support and validate Change Management request.
- Implement, and where needed, update Controls Procedures.
- Ensure compliance with BP Published Guidelines and Common Process as it relates to controls
- Support multi-discipline teamwork.
- Support team with stage gated process and deliverables
- Work with Project Team resources to complete all closeout requirements, including lessons learned exercises.
- Required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering Discipline
- Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
- Required: 4+ Years of relevant work experience
- Preferred: Work experience in a refinery