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Chief Estimator

Company: Jobot
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Experienced Chief Estimator needed to support a client that builds and does repairs for government and commercial customers and are experts in complex fabrication for a diverse set of industries.This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ryan AndersonAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per yearA bit about us:We strive to be a positive, regenerative force for good - environmentally, in the lives of our employees and in the community. We have built a positive culture that honors the work we do, the workers who do it, and the world we live in. Our values are the foundation upon which our company culture is built and the catalyst for delivering value to our customers and the communities where we work.Why join us?We pride ourselves on providing top-notch benefits packages. The benefits vary according to company, location, and union or non-union jobs.Relocation assistance available!Job DetailsThe Chief Estimator assists the Director of Estimating by providing oversight for a team of up to twelve (12) employees, which includes Sr. Estimators, Estimators, Procurement Specialists, Document Control Specialists and Contracts Coordinators. The work environment for this job is primarily office-oriented, although some job responsibilities require out-of-town travel. Occasional requirement to tour ship repair yard and perform inspections aboard ships.Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering or college course work in math, physics, and/or engineering, with multi-discipline experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of estimating strategies and techniques. Understanding of marine construction, marine terminology and contracts. Must have experience with cost/price analysis, bid analysis and market analysis. Experience with Federal Acquisition Requirements along with their application to the bid/estimating process preferred.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in ship repair production and/or ship repair estimating. Five to ten years of management experience is preferred.Responsibilities:
    • Assist with assignment, oversight and development of all Estimating Department personnel.
    • Assist in development and maintenance of ship repair estimating systems, standards and procedures.
    • Accomplish responsibilities of Estimator on assigned projects.
    • Oversee and ensure production of timely, accurate and complete estimates and bid submittals.
    • Oversee the review, analysis, and selection of major subcontractors and supplier quotes.
    • Oversee completion of any specified Technical Proposals and/or required submittals.
    • Oversee all communications with Vessel Owners and/or Owner's Naval Architect.
    • Oversee participation in any required bidder's conferences and/or shipchecks.
    • Thoroughly review customer specifications, drawings, and technical data
    • Develop detailed itemized listing of required work tasks based on above review.
    • Produce labor, material, and subcontractor price estimates for required work.
    • Maintain thorough understanding of applicable Regulatory Body requirements.
    • Produce craft hours and/or subcontractor hour estimates on designated projects.
    • Develop long lead and critical material list where required.
    • Prepare estimates for Change Orders on new and existing projects.
    • Develop craft labor budgets used for planning and scheduling of the work.
    • Analyzes subcontractor quotes to determine best alternative.
    • Compare subcontractor and in-house quotes in order to formulate "make-or-buy" decisions.
    • Work with Project Management to develop repair or new-build production strategy.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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