Estimation Engineer Job Description

Estimation Engineer Job Description

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Estimation engineer provides an estimating service at various stages of a project’s development ranging from concept budgets to ‘for construction’ cost.

Estimation Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Development of state estimators using Kalman filters, particle filters, IMM
Coding of estimation algorithms in higher order computer languages
In depth knowledge on Estimation& Design of Water based systems like Deluge systems, FOAM system (High, medium and low expansion Foams), Preaction systems, Fire Alarm, Public Address, WLD and VESDA systems as per NFPA standards/country norms
Hazard classification, fair knowledge on Conventional and addressable systems
Generating BOQ and cost estimate for Fire Alarm, Public Address, WLD and VESDA systems
Preparation of technical submissions, Cause & Effect matrix as per consultant/client’s requirement, Battery calculations, Panel configurations
Technical discussions with client/consultant for new/existing projects and for drawing approvals
To develop and mentor the team to build competencies in the areas of Fire Detection
Expertise in codes and standards such as BS 5839/ EN/ NFPA
Good knowledge on AutoCAD

Estimation Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Estimation Engineer

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Education for Estimation Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the estimation engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Graduate, Finance, Construction Management, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Design

Skills for Estimation Engineer

Desired skills for estimation engineer include:

Business processes and systems
Financial
Estimating
MS Office
SAAB Rosemount & E&H Radar Level Gauges
Tank Gauging products like Honeywell Enraf
Along with other Oil and Gas standard estimating software and tools
Aspentech ACCE estimating software
Classifications
Contractual and technical matters is a top priority

Desired experience for estimation engineer includes:

Eight (8) years of applied work experience or research in Kalman filters, particle filters, IMM or similar techniques (or six years of experience with MS degree or four years of experience with Ph.D.)
Should have ability to work independently
D&E with the overall System experience of 4 to 6 and should have industrial experience at least for 2 to 4 years
Understanding of automation in process industry
Should have knowledge of certain codes and standards pertaining to Industrial Security
Understanding of taxes and duties

Estimation Engineer Examples

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Estimation Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an estimation engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for estimation engineer
  • Contribute to project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation
  • Responsible for input to project budgets for current and future site needs
  • Understand and exceed customer needs and expectations
  • Be able to influence from a technical standpoint across the function and business and shape the digital product landscape
  • Will perform complex, varied job functions and activities within the Cost Estimation discipline
  • Will interact with lead cost engineers in the development of cost estimates for complex competed mission proposals, directed missions, instruments, and concept studies
  • Prepares material takeoffs on complex projects, drawings, and plans
  • Interact with design, manufacturing and tooling personnel on new and sustaining programs
  • Analyze sheet metal and monolithic designs to ascertain producibility
  • Utilize CAD tools such as CATIA V5/V6 to study/question detail models to provide manufacturability feedback
Qualifications for estimation engineer
  • Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)
  • Airborne electro-optical (EO) systems including tracking algorithms
  • Support of Purchasing dept
  • Demonstrates a high degree of Ownership of deliverables
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering with 7 years experience OR Diploma in Civil Engineering with 12 years experience
  • Experience in preparation of BOQ/Tender documents for Water Supply/Sewerage/Drainage/Road projects
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Estimation Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of estimation engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for estimation engineer
  • Utilize commercial FEA software (Altair Hypermesh/ LSDYNA/ Advantedge) to conduct producibility analyses
  • Assist during shop trials for new and existing designs
  • Acting as a super user for the for the estimation system KBASE
  • Understand Key C&I design deliverables such as Instrumentation Design Specifications, Piping Specification class index, Plot Plans, Pipe rack & other structural details (elevation drawings), Cable Routing drawings, Fire and gas detector layouts, Instrument satellite and control building layouts
  • Ability to quantify (take-offs) Field instruments, Valves, Instrument control systems and instrument bulk materials using above listed engineering details
  • To prepare MTOs for tagged items and bulk materials in the FEED / Basic Engineering phase of the project
  • Ability to perform pricing for C&I items (tagged items and bulks) using unit rates from previous projects or project specific vendor budgetary quotations
  • Review and Evaluate vendor budgetary quotations for various C&I for consideration in the FEED stage project cost estimates
  • Quality check and review of estimate work / Templates
  • Validate estimate quantities and costs as per estimate methodology
Qualifications for estimation engineer
  • Assist with NPI process development
  • Development of detailed cost estimates for precision machining and related processes
  • Product/part process development
  • Material type and form selection
  • FMEA and process control development including inspection and fixture development, machine and tooling selection and optimization of assets utilized
  • Develop overall facility process flow , and contribute to site development and optimization of layout
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Estimation Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an estimation engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for estimation engineer
  • Knowledge on Instrument data sheets, sizing calculations
  • Ability to prepare MR for the C&I items & carryout TBE of vendor offers
  • Understand mechanical packages C&I Engineering documents
  • Understand vendor drawings including control system
  • Have a sound knowledge of International Codes & Standards and General C&I Engineering
  • Deliver proposals including compliancy responses to customer requirements
  • Motivate people & to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders
  • Managing and aligning discussions with different function groups such as Project, Engineering, Sourcing, Commercial, for Bid requirement
  • Setting goals & defining actions
  • Sharing general business information on a regular & timely basis
Qualifications for estimation engineer
  • Continuous improvement of process and quality yields
  • Continuous improvement of total component cost
  • Drive standardization of equipment, tooling, component handling/product setup
  • Assist supply chain organization for both direct and indirect purchase efficiency
  • Assist operation and quality functional organizations with data gathering and reporting
  • AS- 9100 , FAI and PPAP knowledge
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Estimation Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of estimation engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for estimation engineer
  • Collaborate with product managers, product designers and customers to develop detailed specifications and estimates for new capabilities/features within Estimating software applications
  • Prepare conceptual, Pre-FEED and FEED level estimates for facilities, both brownfield and Greenfield, utilising in-house estimating tools
  • Maintain and develop local cost estimating procedures and systems in line with corporate guidelines for further input into corporate procedures
  • Maintain accurate and consistent estimating allowances in all output
  • Manage and allocating resources for the company's estimating requirements
  • Prepare standard estimating deliverables, including an awareness of differing industry practices, across a wide range of different disciplines and estimate types
  • Incorporate these practices into the development of KPO estimating standards and processes
  • Create the conditions to enable effectively working teams
  • Training needs and planning for team
  • Of our customers
Qualifications for estimation engineer
  • Any Engineering degree is a must
  • Strong academic and analytical background with course work and independent research that includes a combination of digital and modern control systems, dynamics, Kalman filter design, optimization or signal processing
  • Eight (8) years of applied work experience or research in Kalman filters, particle filters, IMM or similar techniques
  • Four (4) years of applied work experience developing missile systems
  • Knowledge and proficiency in both 2d and 3d CAD/CAM systems/tools
  • Knowledge of CNC programming software a must, ability to write and program in this technology a benefit
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Estimation Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of estimation engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for estimation engineer
  • Identify the need for certain tooling (from a cost perspective), Liaising with other members in the Department/Manufacturing team as required to define this
  • Liaise with Department/Manufacturing team and provide feedback to customers to help reduce cost & improve quality through design (Design for Manufacturing)
  • Cross-train other staff within the department, when required
  • Analyze historical manufacturing data and trends to benefit estimates for future work
  • Lead/Participate in continuous improvement initiatives within the department related to estimation (MBOM’s, Work Plans, Incoming Work Requests )
  • May be required to assist in the delegation of work requests
  • Seek quotations form the sub-vendor, sub-contractor
  • Estimate cost for engineering, labor, project management
  • Prepare & submit proposals in line with customer requirements and as per Tyco policies and QA procedures
  • Liaise with the Company Quality & HSE Managers on all aspects of quality and HSE
Qualifications for estimation engineer
  • Minimum formal apprentice training in machining, BS or Associate degree in Engineering preferred
  • 5-7 years experience manufacturing small to medium size and complexity aerospace components using high precision programmable machining centers, and related inspection and manually processing standards
  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, Business Administration or related discipline with a minimum 3 years of related experience
  • General understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in applied mathematics and statistics
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to collaborate and interface with other technical organizations

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