SENIOR ESTIMATOR

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WHO WE ARE

EPFC is a diverse team of professionals with extensive experience and capability in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning and start-up, and operations. Although EPFC was formed in 2016, the company has an established history of successfully delivering projects in oil and gas for almost 20 years. Our clients range from large Tier 1 Oil & Gas organizations to small engineering firms. We can support a variety of clients at any stage of project execution.

We consistently challenge the status quo of traditional project execution methodology and are relentless in our pursuit to unlock opportunity for our clients. Our integrated project delivery model requires collaboration between our engineering, fabrication, construction, and operations teams with the objective of delivering turnkey facilities which meet our clients’ needs while efficiently eliminating costly rework that often plagues the backend of many projects.

OUR VISION

To be the industry’s first choice for project execution by going the extra mile to deliver best client value.

OUR MISSION

We deliver safe, high-quality products that we are proud to stand behind.

ABOUT THE ROLE

EPFC is looking for a Senior Estimator to join our Project Services team. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for the management of estimates for new project opportunities from proposal through to award, including reading and understanding contract documents, specifications and drawings for projects being tendered. Pricing of work and material take-offs, pricing on materials, equipment and sub-trades. This person will also be responsible for preparing tender forms, finalizing and closing of tenders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the build up of multidiscipline estimates that may include Engineering, Fabrication, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction, Commissioning and Start-Up depending on project requirements.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Estimating of work and material, take-offs, pricing on materials, equipment and sub trades.
  • Solicit pricing from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Develop cost loading for project schedule.
  • Prepare and present project cost reports to internal and external stakeholders, including working with clients through any clarifications.
  • Identify opportunities including strategies to create a competitive advantage.
  • Prepare and present project cost reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop, maintain and improve procedures, databases, early phase cost models, templates and tools for cost estimating.
  • Perform cost risk assessment and probabilistic simulations to establish project contingency and project reserve.
  • Stay abreast of trends and developments, such as new equipment, methods and procedures that are developing in the industry.
  • Mentor, provide guidance and periodically manage junior and intermediate estimating staff, as required.

YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with the ability to work effectively with all clients, both internal and external.
  • Strong team player with positive collaborative attitude.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a Technical/Trades diploma.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of experience in an estimating role.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office. Expert level knowledge of MS Excel, including ability to write advanced formulas and use pivot tables to perform calculations.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of cost estimating, CIQS and AACE guidelines and best practices, engineering design, construction practices and procurement for major projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of estimating methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of project schedules and resource/cost loading.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction practices and constraints on large projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of estimating disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical and industry costing software a benefit.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have prior oil and gas manufacturing and construction experience.

BENEFITS

  • Industry class competitive compensation and vacation plan
  • Medical and dental plan
  • Health/Wellness spending account
  • Annual Professional Development budget
  • EPFC Young Professionals Group
  • Staff events and teambuilding

SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

EPFC is an equal opportunity employer which recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified candidates will receive coordination for employment based on objective criteria and without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.