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Estimator

Basic Purpose and Function: This position is responsible for developing estimates with an appropriate level of supervision. Development of estimates will be required for the following activities: new bid estimates (labor and material), pricing, change proposal estimates, both Ship Work Breakdown Structure (SWBS) and trade-based estimating, convincing and validating basis of estimates (BOE), risk assessments, developing and using estimating parametric, higher-level metrics to validate estimates, make/buy studies, and budget rate development. Skills and Qualifications: Must be capable of performing detailed ship checks for multiple systems on varying platforms. Must be capable of incorporating a full work package of items for efficiencies and risks. Must be a self-starter and can get things completed in accordance with applicable deadlines. Strong mathematical and analysis skills. Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills, particularly Excel. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. A strong understanding of U.S. Navy Standard Items, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) rules and their differences. An understanding of general project management and scheduling (PMI certifications are a plus). Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a Business-related field or a High School diploma and at least ten (10) years of related experience may be used to offset the degree requirement. Ten plus (10 +) years of ship repair experience. Three plus (3 +) years of ship repair estimating experience (U.S. Navy, USGC, or commercial). Familiar with OSHA Part 1915 as it applies to estimating allowances. Major Responsibility (Functions/Duties): Reviews Request for Proposals (RFPs), work specifications, drawings, blueprints, and materials list to identify trades, potential sub-contractors and man hours needed to accomplish work requirements and develop a basis of estimate. Accomplishes material takeoffs and obtains product or service information, such as price, availability, designated technical representative requirements, and delivery schedule (identifying long-lead materials). Prepares cost proposals and estimates to include reports to production that provide production labor estimates, material estimates, sub-estimates, and production man-hours to the trade level. Ensures that an estimate is current, complete, accurate, and developed in a timely manner. Must be able to identify risk and propose mitigation strategies. Reviews, presents, and defends an estimate with other internal stakeholders. Reads & interprets ships drawings. Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts in the solicitation of subcontracted work efforts as potential scoping with customers. Conducts ship checks to ensure scope of work is being properly estimated. Provides project turnover to execution team upon award. Must abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned as directed. Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/Disabled