We are recruiting an Estimator for our client in Aberdeen. This is a full time, permanent role. Working hours 07.45-1700 Monday – Friday Major Responsibilities/Activities: * Prepare pricing estimates, including developing a take-off of all material and labour required for the project. This take-off will be combined with outside vendor pricing to produce a complete project cost estimate * Work with outside vendors to request and receive project-specific pricing to meet firm deadlines * Coordinate with operations and outside vendors on how the job is to be built in both our shop and in the field * Coordinate with the customer to help ensure we are providing a complete package with a thorough understanding of the project schedule and project-specific requirements. * Assisting the management team with other duties when required. Physical Requirements: * Work will be performed in an indoor office environment and occasionally visits to sites. Position requires long durations committed to independent reading and computation. Strong concentration skills necessary. DESIRED QUALITIES / QUALIFICATIONS Required Skills: * An understanding of structural steel & pipe-work fabrication and erection practices including knowledge of structural shapes and general industry terminology * Ability to read and interpret construction documents including design drawings and specification documents * Understanding of material grades and standards. * Understanding of welding processes & standards. * Understanding of subcontracted services such as, NDT, coating & machining, and the associated standards & specifications. * Microsoft software applications including MS Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook * Emphasis on the ability to manipulate Excel spreadsheets * Experience with PDF review/editing software * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Ability to read and interpret technical and legal documents * Strong math and geometry skills * Ability to manage multiple tasks while meeting stringent deadlines * Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to focus on given tasks Education Requirement: * Minimum – Trade qualification fabrication / welding
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