The Estimator will continue the development of Linde Engineering North America, Inc. specific estimating tools and prepare and issue estimates for the various Business Units. The Estimator will also assist with the development and maintenance of standard methods of estimating, third party proprietary estimating software such as Aspen Capital Cost Estimator and MS Excel.
Plan, organize, prioritize, control, and execute the estimating effort in accordance with company policies and procedures in a business-like, efficient, productive and organized manner.
Review client inquiry and specifications, prepare, coordinate, review and distribute estimates in accordance with established Workflow and Work Instructions.
Prepare lists of estimated equipment, material quantities, and labor for on-module and off-module work for a given proposal or project, as required.
Re-estimate equipment, fabrication and/or construction material and labor cost estimates as requested by project management, as required.
Prepare estimates for Job Change Notices (JCN), providing detailed backup as required.
Coordinate and consolidate all estimates into approved Linde Engineering North America, Inc. formats and reports. Prepare reports and analysis pertinent to estimating as requested by management.
Document technical/commercial discussions and agreements from inception through award to ensure a seamless transition from sales to execution.
Prepare initial assessment of the technical, financial, schedule or any other unusual risks associated with the estimate, ensuring that the exposure to risk is fully compatible with the Company’s requirements, as required.
Secure the necessary assistance from proposals, projects, design, engineering and/or other Linde Group entities to insure the technical compliance and strategy on a specific proposal is sound, complete and of best value.
Maintain current Unit Rates and Material cost data via quotations and supplier agreements from various material suppliers, fabricators and other service suppliers, via Procurement Department or otherwise.
Perform other activities in support of the Business Units as required.
Develop and retain estimating procedures and methods.
Attend proposal site visits as required.
Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty,
integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.
BS/BA or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 5 years estimating experience in process plants or related industries.
Experience with Aspen Capital Cost Estimator preferred.
AACE Certified Cost Technician (CCT) certification preferred.
Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Lotus Notes, and other Company and discipline specific software applications.
Working knowledge of Aspen Capital Cost Estimator an asset.
Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Attention to detail.