Lead Cost Estimator in Scotland - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Brunel

Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

-Preparing conceptual level estimates for onshore, offshore and subsea facilities, both Brownfield
and Greenfield, utilising in-house estimating tools.
-Liaising with study management and design team to request and obtain accurate input information 
for the estimates.
-Liaising with client estimating engineers to agree estimate basis, align input norms and agree 
estimate exclusions.
-Interrogate information received to ensure accurate estimate build up.
-Check actual quoted material / equipment prices against norms data to ensure accurate estimate 
build up and up to date information.
-Maintaining accurate and consistent estimating allowances in all output.
-Maintaining and developing local cost estimating procedures and systems in line with corporate 
guidelines. Input into corporate procedures.
-Acting as the company and client focal point for cost estimating in Aberdeen.
-Managing and allocating resources for the company's estimating requirements – i.e. potential 
development in regional offices.
-Liaising with other Client offices to maintain consistency of approach to cost estimating.
-Maintain and further develop in-house cost estimating tools in conjunction with designated focal 
points and central cost estimating team. 


-Proven track record in conceptual level cost estimating with a minimum of 10 years relevant oil 
and gas industry experience.
-Good working knowledge of cost estimating principles, systems, techniques and industry 
-Knowledge of stage gate project delivery process and build up of applicable phase estimates (i.e. 
Feasibility, Conceptual, Pre-FEED)
-Demonstrable experience in the build up of cost estimates for oil and gas conceptual level
Brownfield and Greenfield onshore and offshore projects.
-Ability to lead the delivery of structured cost estimates through liaison with study lead and 
discipline engineers.
-Ability to deliver benchmarking exercises utilising internal and industry available data.
-Highly proficient in Microsoft Office software and in particular Excel.
-Proactive manner demonstrating high numeracy and interpersonal skills.
-Accountable and delivers on commitments.
-Degree qualified or suitable industry experience.
-Experience of risk based and probabilistic cost estimation techniques. 

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