Senior Estimation Engineer

Culture First Recruitment

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP595-58

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Looking for an Estimation Engineer with minimum 05 years’ experience in Structural Steel fabrication industry, for an established engineering company specialized in multiple areas. Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent is required with highly proficient in computer applications especially in advanced excel & word. Knowledge on MS Project / primavera, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, etc. is expected. Applicants shall have excellent oral & written communication, planning and presentation skills. Applicants shall be capable to work as independent right from material take-off, raw material sourcing & pricing until final estimation compilation.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Review and interpret enquiry / bid packages inclusive of drawings, bill of quantities, specifications and other tender documents.
• Attend pre-tender meetings and site visits as applicable.
• List out queries to be clarified and submit TQ’s as & when required.
• Prepare bill of materials / material take offs from drawings if required.
• Obtain and analysis of sub-supplier & sub-vendor prices on all outsourced products and services.
• Review and calculate equipment, labor requirements and consumables.
• Coordinate with client to obtain any missing information and to ensure that estimates are based on information that is accurate and as complete as possible.
• Preparation of preliminary schedule for tender submission.
• Prepares final cost summaries covering all estimate provisions for management review and approval. Ensures that pricing guidelines are adhered to.
• Assistance & guidelines towards tender document preparation and submission.
• Attend tender clarification meetings, site visits, subsequent price revisions and support towards re-submission of tender as applicable.
• Review of draft contract agreements, project schedules and other project documents during award.
• Attend kick-off meetings upon order award and issue of job orders & necessary documents to other concerned departments.
• Budget preparation of project and cost control activities during execution.
• Monitor project schedule and manhour utilization during fabrication.
• Preparation of invoice break-up upon completion / delivery of project if required.
• Review and analysis of project upon completion based on actuals with respect to budget allocated.
• Develops expertise in estimating standard jobs and compiles data.
• Check and correct pricing / cost sheets made by Junior estimators if required.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the head of Department.


• 5 years’ experience in Structural Steel fabrication industry.
• Mechanical Engineering Degree / or Equivalent in a related field
• Excellent computer skills with a proficiency in MS Office, advanced Excel & Word
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent oral & written communication skills
• Excellent presentation skills / ideas for power point presentation.
• Knowledge on MS Project / Primavera to make tender schedules
• Knowledge on AutoCAD and related experience is expected.
• Capability to work as independent right from material take-off, raw material sourcing & pricing until final estimation compilation.

AED 10,000 to 15,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

About the Company

At Culture First Recruitment, we have a profound belief that the key to success lies in building a remarkable culture within organizations. Our founder, Ryan Jackson, a visionary serial entrepreneur with a track record of success across multiple industries, had an awakening that transformed the way he approached business.

Ryan’s journey began in a notorious industry that had developed a negative public perception. Despite achieving financial success, he felt something was missing. As profits soared, Ryan found himself falling out of love with business, realizing that he was not aligned with the values of his own company. This disconnection led him on a transformative path of soul-searching.

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AED 6,500

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