Lead Estimator (Senior Estimator)



Ref: LP742-2375

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Building on our past. Ready for the future

Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts headquartered in Australia.

Right now, we're bridging two worlds as we accelerate to more sustainable energy sources, while helping our customers provide the energy, chemicals and resources that society needs now.

We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. Join us and help drive innovation and sustainability in our projects.

Primary objective:

Coordinates all estimating activities on assigned project(s). Exercises a strong working knowledge of home office services, field indirects, and craft labor using a background of diversified experience and familiarity with typical project controls software such as DMCS (Document and Material Control System).Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications.

Develop estimating procedures for the Alliance, execute and supervise estimates for modifications and additions to the clients facilities. The estimates are to include all phases of execution of the work from front end engineering through to closeout. During the pre-engineering phase the estimator will compare estimates of alternative solutions and provide input to selection of the adopted option.

Specific Accountabilities:
- Prepares material takeoffs on the most complex projects, drawings, and plans. Reviews takeoffs provided by the Engineering Department and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy.
- Develop procedures for the preparation of estimates for modifications and additions to the onshore and offshore facility.
- Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of estimates in accordance with the approved procedure for all phases of the works from the agreed engineering deliverables to the appropriate level of accuracy.
- Receive the engineering estimate from the lead/project engineer for each modification/addition and incorporate into the overall estimate for all phases of the work.
- Prepare rationale statements to support the estimate identifying areas of weakness and or areas of risk.
- C arry out validation and verification of the estimates using high level norms and by comparing with previous estimates, outcome costs and vendor prices.
- Continuously monitor the performance of the estimating process as part of the KPIs for the contract.
- From evaluation of the KPI data identify and make recommendations for improvement of the process.
- Assists in training, developing, and maintaining a staff of estimators qualified to carry out departmental and project needs.
- Assigns estimating personnel to projects and supervises their activities, reviewing work produced for accuracy.
- Reviews contractual documents and modifications to determine scope of work and scope of changes.
- Assists project management with preparation of schedules for estimate preparation, review, and publication.
- Develops forms, formats, and procedures to improve the quality of work produced in the Department.
- Interfaces directly with clients.
- Leads a small estimating organization of 1 to 4 employees who are qualified to perform capital cost estimating requirements.
- Serves as a part of the Company's Quality Improvement Team.
- Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and data bases.
- Completes other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Mandatory Requirements:
- BA/BS degree or Diploma in Science, Finance, Accounting or minimum 20 years total experience and 10 years oil and gas experience for candidate holding Diploma
- Must have minimum 10 years total post graduation experience
- Must have minimum 8 years post graduation experience in oil & gas / petrochemical industry
- Must have minimum 5 years experience in Cost estimation

Moving forward together

We want our people to be energized and empowered to drive sustainable impact. So, our focus is on a values-inspired culture that unlocks brilliance through belonging, connection and innovation.

We're building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace. Creating a space where everyone feels they belong, can be themselves, and are heard.

And we're not just talking about it; we're doing it. We're reskilling our people, leveraging transferable skills, and supporting the transition of our workforce to become experts in today's low carbon energy infrastructure and technology.

Whatever your ambition, there's a path for you here. And there's no barrier to your potential career success. Join us to broaden your horizons, explore diverse opportunities, and be part of delivering sustainable change.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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