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Aberdeen, Hybrid Working
Vacancy Type

About The Role

Here at PD&MS, we go the extra mile, we empower our people, we never get complacent, we engage our partners and we step up and deliver. All without compromise to safety or quality.

We are engineering change for a better today, a better world and a brighter future. Are you ready to join us in the challenge of creating a healthier planet?

Our growing and diverse Project Services department now has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Estimator.

The purpose of your role will be to provide experienced project and contract estimating professional service, capable of developing estimates for all types and scales of projects.


 As Lead Estimator, your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide estimating services to the project / contract for all levels of estimate as required
  • Fulfil the role of Estimator undertaking all estimating tasks with interface to costs, commercial and schedule functions
  • Understand the corporate and contract specific estimating procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these
  • In conjunction with the Senior Estimator, responsible for the preparation of estimates from conceptual through order of magnitude
  • Estimates for identified projects in preparation of consistent estimates with scope definition and in accordance with company procedures and guidelines
  • Deliver estimates in a safe, timely and cost effective manner in line with contractual requirements to the satisfaction of company and customer
  • Maintain proper cost estimate method and documentation
  • Identify cost estimate deliverables
  • Take part in and liaise with risk analysis team as required
  • When required, attendance at project meetings to answer queries on estimating
  • Liaise with Project Teams to ensure the necessary information is made available to prepare the required estimates
  • Liaise with Procurement and Construction Teams in order to obtain accurate estimates for materials and Subcontract services
  • Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of methods for improving estimating techniques


About You

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have experience with the following:

  • HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (or working
  • towards)
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Familiar with estimating software packages and databases.
  • Understanding of relevant oil and gas industry codes and standards.
  • Willingness to impart knowledge.
  • Team working.
  • Customer and quality focused.
  • Professional conduct.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), effective influencing and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Financial and contractual awareness coupled with sound commercial judgement.
  • Responsive to business and client needs.
  • Safety aware.

About Us

Our Company delivers small, medium and large sized brownfield engineering and construction projects to both onshore and offshore facilities within the UKCS, and beyond.  
In addition to our Oil & Gas delivery stream we are leading the way in the Low Carbon Energy Sector, as well as providing opportunities in Energy Transition and Cleantech sectors.

We strongly believe in our core values, the PD&MS GENES, which defines who we are and what we do on a daily basis, the way we deliver and what our company stands for. Each Gene is underpinned by our safety message “without compromise to safety or quality”, safety and quality do not stand alone as company values because they are integrated into everything we do.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status.

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