Lead Cost Estimator - (33804) Full Time
Worley Parsons

Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates | Bachelor's Degree | 5 - 7 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Engineering | Construction / Real Estate

Job Summary

WorleyParsons strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.


WorleyParsons recognises the value of equal employment opportunities and is committed to promoting fairness, equity, diversity and inclusion in its workplace.  We offer competitive remuneration and benefits packages and a friendly, professional and dynamic working environment, with the opportunity to develop your career prospects globally.

Job Responsibilites

-  Prepare Cost Estimates with differing degrees of accuracy

-  Validate Pre-FEED / FEED Contractor’s Estimate
- Utilize cost estimating methodologies and tools to produce cost estimates for major and complex projects inclusive of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up scope and costs. Develop Estimate Basis to document how estimate will be developed. Incorporate project complexity factors into project estimates and assemble key input data such as project objectives, scope and execution plan.

- Formulate and validate methodologies for deriving quantities from design parameters. Perform scenario comparisons and uncertainty analysis and sensitivities on cost estimates, reflecting analysis of project risks. Manage reviews and assurance of cost estimates. Benchmark against historical performance, industry norms and established KPIs.
-Assess prospect scope and develop consistent, high level conceptual estimates (Class 5) for each concept under consideration. Experienced with development of capacity factored estimates and location factor adjustments.

-Assess prospect scope and main components to develop consistent "building block" estimates (Class 4) for each concept under consideration.

-Translate the identified project scope and engineering deliverables into the estimate of capital expenditure costs composed of detailed MTOs matched with detailed pricing and construction unit hours (Class-3).
Identify areas of uncertainty and apply appropriate allowances.

Development of detailed project cost forecasts.  Incorporation of project actuals to date and detailed MTOs matched with detailed pricing and construction unit hours for to-go costs.

Job Requirements

•Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Cost  Engineer / Estimator or equivalent experience
•Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills
•Fully versed with Cost Estimating principles, techniques and industry standard tools such as Questor, Aspen Tech K Base etc.
•Good understanding of all phases of the project delivery process.

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