Currie & Brown is currently looking for a mechanical estimator to support projects within our semiconductor sector. The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.
Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:
§ Preparing and analyzing (scoping) mechanical construction costs and estimating
§ Assisting in negotiating and managing all direct construction costs with trade contractors
§ Undertaking responsibility for driving the estimating and cost management function for assigned projects, including benchmarking, cost control and cost reporting
§ Providing leadership regarding cost and direction to the client’s project management team on assigned projects
§ Supporting and partnering with procurement, value engineering, LEED analysis and lifecycle cost studies
§ Undertaking responsibility for maintaining the accurate current project cost status on a weekly basis
§ Leading change order meetings and collaborating with project manager in validating and pricing the changes across multiple trade specialties
§ Participating in the review of estimates for completeness and accuracy
§ Supporting the training/mentoring of estimating staff
§ Degree in engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, mathematics or related field
§ A minimum of five years’ construction estimating experience preferably in the oil and gas, high-tech or industrial environments
§ Membership of relevant professional organization highly preferred, eg RICS, ASPE, AACEI
§ Experience with advising clients on value management, value engineering and lifecycle costing
§ Good organization and multi-tasking skills
§ Strong professional interpersonal skills and appreciation of challenges involved in working within a clients’ office environment
§ Strong presentation skills with ability to chair and run scope and estimate review meetings
Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilization of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.
With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.
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