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Project Estimator

Advertiser
BP International Ltd
Reference
91944BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Engineering
Location
Whiting
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
30/08/2018 21:59:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

Responsible for all aspects of standard estimating functions including, but not limited to, estimate assurance, cost benchmarking, and estimating for all project phases. Work with the following teams: Projects Planning, Process Development, Procurement, Construction, and Contracts.

  • Provide assurance to total project cost estimates along with auditing contractor and engineering estimates to ensure appropriate cost target setting.
  • Support and facilitate Monte Carlo-type cost risk assessments.
  • Provide rough order of magnitude, conceptual, preliminary, and detail estimates to onsite project teams.
  • Local Cost Benchmarking - Help maintain historical cost database and apply learning for improved project performance.
  • Be familiar with scope development best practice and fit-for-purpose parametric, conceptual material takeoff (MTO), and detailed MTO estimating techniques.
  • Implement Whiting estimating policy, procedures, processes, guidelines, tools, and templates.
  • Support external BRISKs and IPA benchmarking exercises.
  • Support Business/Portfolio Management Team (e.g., early screening estimates).
  • Actively utilize the local cost database to measure project estimate performance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to project opportunities, risks, and uncertainties.
  • Maintain compliance with BP Published Guidelines and Common Processes as it relates to estimating and controls.
  • Support project teams with stage-gated process and deliverables.
  • Work with Project Team resources to complete all closeout requirements including lessons learned exercises.
  • Support Contracts group and Contract Account Manager in developing strategy for programs and individual projects.Job walks in live process units are required.



  • BS Engineering, BBA Finance or Business or 10+ years of relevant work experience



  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge and application of stage gate processes
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Process industry technical knowledge and experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in AspenTech software is preferred
 
BP International Ltd