Position Title: Planner/Estimator
Work Location: Chesapeake, VA
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Position Summary - The Planner/Estimator works closely with all departments to determine the amount of material and manpower needed to conduct Production work efforts within prescribed margins. This position provides estimates for tasking to be accomplished on multiple types of contracts to include Naval Air Warfare Center Lakehurst, Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport, and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).
The Planner/Estimator may be expected, at times, to work non-traditional hours in accordance with the demands of a project and may be required, at times, to travel to customer sites outside of the Field Service Office area. Physical requirements may include but are not limited to kneeling, crouching, stooping, climbing and working in confined spaces.
Specific description of duties:
Develop and maintain material lists for inclusion in ship's index drawings, updates, and produces cost and man-hour/day estimates and milestones/POA&M GANTT charts/critical path reports.
Prepare cost and time estimates (time, labor, material and travel) for alteration and repair.
Conduct thorough ship checks and site visits (when possible) with assigned Production personnel to identify detailed scope of work including interferences, as-found conditions, projected schedule, material, etc.
Coordinate with Production, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, customers and vendors to develop and discuss estimated costs and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for each task, RFQ, RFP or work package.
Possess a thorough understanding of repair definition, production procedures, planning procedures, material requirements, adherence to technical instructions/directives and other similar experience in preparing contract specifications (bid specification).
Be proficient in reading and interpreting Ship's Installation Drawings.
Analyze Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Quote (RFQ) services, material and fabrication.
Conduct routine analysis of estimated costs vice actual costs incurred and develop “lessons learned” for historical reference; and make recommendations for improvement.
Graduate of high school, trade, or industrial program.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience planning and estimating ship repair taskings.
Additional Skills and Other Notes
Proficient with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Must have excellent communication, problem resolution, and strategic planning skills.
Some travel may be required.
Secret level clearance maybe required
U.S. Citizenship Required
Physical/Environmental Job Requirements
Physical requirements include the following:
Lifting/moving up to and including 50 pounds
Routinely climbing several flights of stairs
Performing tasks in confined space
Our work is primarily onboard naval vessels that may include variables of physical activity, i.e. stooping, climbing, walking, etc.
In performing these duties, you may be required to work outdoors. You will experience temperature variations, extremely loud noises and other physical hazards.
Prism Maritime, LLC is a premier maritime service provider for Alteration Installation Team (AIT) and Modernization related Services in support of US Maritime and Shore-based clients. Prism Maritime is a privately held business headquartered in Chesapeake, VA, with offices in San Diego and Ventura, CA. Established in 2006, Prism Maritime currently employs over 250 professionals and maintains an ISO 9001-2015 certified Quality Management System.
Prism Maritime is an EEO/AA employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.
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