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Shipbuilding Estimator - Portland OR. - Relocation Assistance

Company: Sst Direct
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

DIRECT HIRE: This opportunity is located in the Portland, OR. area. Seeking an experienced Estimator. This position works in the Estimating Department to plan and develop thorough bids. Estimates will range in value from $1k to $5mil in value and multiple estimates will be worked concurrently. Customers will include military and commercial owners and operators.Pay Range: $68K - $105KBenefits: Medical, Dental, VisionRelocation Assistance provided for the right candidateESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobs overall responsibilities)Reviews customers work specifications and detailed drawings; develops labor, material, and subcontractor price estimates for required work, produces final bids incorporating all costs for management reviewAnalyzes subcontractor quotes to determine best alternatives; builds strong working relationships with venders to assure cost effective pricing and servicesAbility to identify all the trades required to accomplish the work and develop a detail by trade of the hours required to accomplish the workIdentifies and schedules key and critical path work itemsIdentifies and resolves ambiguities or inconsistencies in specifications or bid packages that could affect cost, prior to contract finalizationPerforms other related duties as assignedJOB SCOPE:The role operates within general parameters but must use sound judgment and decision-making while exercising daily job responsibilities. This position works independently within a team setting, following general guidelines and goals identified by the Estimating Manager. The position has no supervisory responsibility. The incumbent is expected to establish effective working relationships with the labor crafts and project management personnel.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: NoneCERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: None requiredINTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: This position requires daily inbound and outbound communications with current and potential customers. These interactions are centered on the complexity of the scope of work to be done/being performed and require a skilled touch to make sure the outcome either guarantees the work will be assigned or that it is completed in a way that encourages future business will be assigned. Work with the Estimating Manager can be based around project bid review and outside sales efforts.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of principles for bid development processes and estimating techniquesKnowledge of project management principles and best practicesSystems thinking and inductive or deductive reasoning as necessary to assist in the development of estimates to increase the companys effectiveness or productivityAbility to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications, reference drawings, technical documents, government documents, and regulatory body regulationsAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and employeesAbility to define problems, and draw valid conclusionsAbility to work with minimal supervisionAbility to organize time and prioritize work to meet deadline goalsWorking knowledge of Microsoft: Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word. Must be proficient in the use of Excel to develop detailed labor hour estimatesStrong math skills are a plusEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or GED equivalent is requiredSome college coursework in math and some exposure and knowledge of a production environment (not essential)Minimum 4 years of estimating or related experience in a maritime industry (not essential)PHYSICAL DEMANDS. The physical demands for this position are light to moderate. Position will require some lifting, bending, sitting, and traveling in a car for varied amounts of time. You may be required to stand for extensive periods of time, in external climates. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment for this job is primarily office-oriented with occasional visits to different marine platforms. Some overnight travel may be necessary to visit customer vessels. These visits may be around potentially hazardous equipment or conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.INDH2rJPHAhbSCby Jobble

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