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WPT Project Estimating Lead

BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Expiry Date
27/09/2018 20:07:00
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

The role of the Estimating Lead will provide strategic direction and manage the day-to-day estimating function and staff. This person and their staff will act independently to create, manage and implement effective processes and provide assurances for all WPA estimates.

  • Lead the estimating team in developing conceptual, factored, semi-detailed and detailed cost estimates.
  • Develop project specific estimates based on project plans and schedules; prepare and maintain a Basis of Estimate (BOE) for each project.
  • Supervise the preparation of estimates for projects under development in varying stages.
  • Ensure that estimates are consistent with BP Common Processes and quality standards and accurately reflect project staffing requirements.
  • Assist in establishing the scope of work for various projects and proposals.
  • Establish craft labor rates and productivity and location factors, for estimating purposes.
  • Lead reviews of project estimates with the appropriate engineering disciplines within LEC
  • Formally present project estimates to LEC and Client management teams.
  • Prepare cost risk analyses for project estimates; conduct risk review sessions to assess the available data and identify project risks; run the risk simulations, prepare risk reports and present the results to project management.
  • Provide direction as a subject matter expert (SME) on various estimating technical issues. Mentor and coach the members of the estimating team to ensure their ongoing development.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (experience in lieu of education will be considered)

  • A minimum of 7-10 years experience developing estimates for significantly sized Lump Sum and EPCM projects.
  • Experience with lump sum projects and reimbursable estimates.
  • Extensive knowledge of estimating types (Class 1 to 5), methodologies and techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of basic productivity factors and the resulting cost impacts on products/services.
  • Knowledge of Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (formally Aspen KBase) is highly desirable.
  • Experience conducting risk assessments and evaluation reviews
  • A working knowledge of @ Risk or risk modeling software is highly desirable.
BP International Ltd