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Job Ref:  fed1795e
Employer:  Direct Solutions - Canada
Country:  Canada
City:  White City
18/10/2016 23:23
Job Description:

We are a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals serving clients in over 150 countries around the NA are ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. Our company provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm,
About our Business
Oil + Gas
We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.
Job Summary
We are seeking a Pipeline Construction Estimator to be based in our White City, Saskatchewan location.
This position will actively participate in the collective preparation of comprehensive, accurate, and consistent industrial cost estimates/proposals for projects worth $5M-$100M. Interprets construction bid documents and technical drawings to identify engineering specifications, evaluate and estimate materials, manpower, schedule and budget. Utilizes formal training and experience to provide technical expertise adhering to a clearly defined estimating process and ensures compliance to company Infrastructure's pre-determined process/procedures.
Responsibilities may include:

Functional Responsibilities:

Utilize the estimate bases and estimating methodologies to establish change management estimate / proposal strategies.

Evaluate, assess, and address situational factors such as complexities, site conditions, weather, etc.

Identify potential risks, opportunities, and alternative solutions.

Perform material take-offs and systematically estimate costs involving: Fabrication, Modularization and Field Construction.

Estimate construction materials, technical spec., work-hours, cost and any other job requirements for project.

Obtain, review and maintain documentation of third party pricing.

Populate the necessary estimates / proposal documents such as clarifications lists, tender forms, work break down structures, rates schedules, etc.

Conduct / participate in change identification, review meetings, make site visits as required

Interface with the Foremen, Superintendents, Construction Manager to get their buy-in into the estimate

Participate in presentation of estimates / proposals to corporate management.

Update and maintain the Change Log

Effectively analyze construction benchmarks and historical costs and maintain estimating historical benchmarking data base.

Strive for continual process improvement and or efficiencies.

Setup job and specs as well as enter take-offs into Estimating Software.

Export files from Estimating Software (Cleopatra, Hard Dollar) by project as well as each discipline by construction work package into Cost Manager (Prism).

Team Work:

Provide mentorship and guidance to Junior / Intermediate Estimators within the team.

Assist in administering project estimating functions such work assignments, sequencing of priorities, etc. as required by the Estimating Team Lead.

Attend and participate in team as well as functional meetings; provide insight with regards to current / outstanding issues and weekly progress.

Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting as required.

Designate for the Project Controls Lead as required.


Interface and provide on-going technical support to construction

Communicate estimate details effectively to internal as well as external clients.

Collaborate with other functions, engineering firms, and vendors to enhance project success; as required by the Project Controls Lead.

Promote the Company culture both internally and externally.

Document Administration:

Ensure all documentation is relevant and available to support the development of estimates / proposals.

Collectively maintain the estimate / proposal files as back-up for the estimate / proposal including acute information on qualifications, labour rates, construction equipment rates, material pricing from suppliers, subcontract pricing from third parties vendors, benchmarks of historical productivity figures, etc.

Track and record and post awards and rejections for continuous improvement and history tracking.

Post, review and print off any required information from FDMS which pertains to current tasks, responsibilities and projects.

Complete and submit monthly documents to the appropriate departments. (e.g. Change Log, Estimate Status etc.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of College Diploma/ Certificate required.

Certified Engineering Technician (CET) or Professional Engineer (NA.) or BA or MBA in Accounting or Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) or Association of Science and Engineering Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

Minimum 7-10 years of experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Expert computer skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Intermediate computer skills: Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint), JD Edwards, Prism.


What We Offer
Our company is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes us a great place to work and grow. We are an Equal Opportunity NA a Great TeamApply Today!

Company Description:

About Regis and Smith

While we primarily specialize in permanent placements of great people with great companies we also provide our business clients temporary staff to fill in for vacation and sick days as well to supplement their permanent workforce to meet high demand production times.

We serve both our business and job seeker clients with honesty and respect to fulfil each parties expectations and needs.
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