Cost Estimator, Wood Abu Dhabi UAE

  • Full time
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 7000-16000 AED / Month

Wood UAE is presently receiving applications from desirous candidates for job position of a Cost Estimator in Abu Dhabi. Candidate aspiring for this role must have extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. This job has recently been posted by Wood and is now open to apply !

Purpose of A Cost Estimator

Undertake all cost estimating activities in line with the Company’s estimating policies and procedures.

Job Duties of A Cost Estimator

  • Carry out all cost estimating activities in line with set rules.
  • Deliver the best combination of product quality, price and delivery to clients.
  • To ensure all activities are documented, processed and filed to achieve maximum auditable transparency.
  • To liaise with all necessary disciplines in order to support the Regional Tendering and Proposals Manager in the preparation of estimates for Engineering, EPMC and PMC scopes.
  • To ensure the estimating activities and deliverables are undertaken in accordance with agreed invitation to tender documents.
  • Coordinate with the Procurement team to obtain prices for major / bulk materials in order to facilitate the production of estimates.
  • To maintain a high level of service in compliance with company procedures.
  • Prepare all types of cost estimates in accordance with estimating and tender governance procedures.
  • Coordinate with lead engineers and procurement engineers in order to expedite provision of estimating input data such as discipline estimates and procurement / subcontracting quotes where applicable.
  • Perform a discipline check for estimates prepared by others.
  • Participate in Tender meetings as necessary.
  • Deliver estimates under correct schedules.
  • Archive estimating files including revisions within the correct server files.
  • Maintain confidentiality surrounding estimates.

Who Can Apply?


  • Engineering degree and / or certification as a estimator or equivalent experience.


  • Minimum 5-10 years working experience as an estimator within oil and gas engineering and contract services.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • A working knowledge of Aspentech ACCE estimating software, along with other Oil and Gas standard estimating software and tools would be helpful.
  • Able to plan, prepare, coordinate and consolidate all estimating activities.
  • An appreciation of engineering techniques and their suitability in delivery environment.
  • A practical knowledge of safe methods of working.
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and pro active.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can do attitude and a desire to win.
  • Able to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork.

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