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Marine Estimator (Tyne)

Location Tyne
Closing Date 22/07/2022

Purpose of the role

The role is to provide estimates for all types of fabrication work and vessels based on labour hours, materials and subcontractor values from specifications and drawings.

To evaluate the commercial value and technical compliance of subcontractor quotations.

To promote change and improvement within the department to provide the best possible service to other departments of the company and also to our customers and suppliers

It is essential that the post holder have International Marine or Ship Yard experience. With a good understanding of the Marine and the Oil & Gas industry as well as ship repair & building

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Producing cost estimates against the customers specification
  • Evaluation of customer's specification and drawings for subcontract content
  • Analysis of competitive quotations for selection of sub-contractors at bid stage
  • Ship and/or customer visits for clarification of requirements
  • Compilation of material take-off from specifications and drawings
  • Utilisation of Excel estimating system for producing estimates and tender documentation
  • Producing detailed responses to customers specification with qualification and / or reservations
  • Production of tender cost summary and bid approval sheets
  • Production of tender documentation compliant with the contract requirements
  • Assisting the project manager and purchasing with the evaluation and awarding of sub contracts
  • Negotiation and agreement of contract variations with the client, suppliers and sub contractors
  • Agreement with the project manager for suppliers of material and sub contract service
  • Contract evaluation of suppliers to ensure compliance with company policies
  • Evaluation of single source suppliers quotes to determine compliance with agreements and competitiveness.


  • Ensure bids/ tenders are received and competed on time
  • Ability to work for Tees and Tyne sites
  • Be flexible and have the ability to travel if needed to prospective clients
  • Represent the company in a professional manner to customer’s clients and contractors.
  • Behave in a professionally, competently and ensuring compliancy with legislation and company policy

Qualification and Experience

  • Experienced fabrication estimator capable of producing detailed cost estimates including heavy marine industrial structures.
  • Background in heavy industry and/or marine environments.
  • Knowledge of welding, plating, assembly and testing of structures.
  • Relationship management
  • Communication and interpersonal relations
  • Financial awareness
  • Making decisions
  • Planning and organising
  • Meet targets
  • Good judgement and analytical ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Problem-solving
  • Commercial awareness
  • Data analysis, excel and management reporting

Closing date: 22nd July 2022

All CV’s to be sent to NE.HR@ap-group.co.uk

Strictly no agencies

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