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Estimator I – Mining and Metals

Fluor Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Greenville, SC posted June 23, 2022.

Job Description :

As a valued member of Fluor’s Mining & Metals group, you will have the opportunity to work in a team with proven capabilities and experience in successfully delivering large, complex projects for mining, metals, and fertilizers clients around the globe. Our team is the Fluor Center of Excellence for Metals, Fertilizers and Lithium, and we are excited to be a key contributor to industries that are shaping the next wave of sustainable urban development.

This position is responsible for complying with estimating procedures when developing project estimates. In this role, the individual may act autonomously on small non-risk projects. The individual will also be assigned to provide estimating support on larger projects, which will require the lead estimator to be responsible for the work product. This is considered to be a learning position when developing engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC) cost estimates. This position will require moderate supervision when developing estimates for Direct, Indirect, Escalation, Contingency and Other Costs.

• Develop the estimate plan and coordinate estimate development with the project team, including preparation of the Estimate Schedule

• Develop Home Office estimates, assist in development of Procurement and Construction estimates

• Analyze and solve problems as they occur

• Upload estimates to historical database (EMS – Experience Management System), able to utilize the reporting functionality of EMS for comparison and benchmarking purposes

• Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and global standards

• Other duties as assigned

Basic Job Requirements :

• Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and four (4) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to eight (8) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements

• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors

• Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job

• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines

• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

Other Job Requirements :

• Stay abreast of current estimating techniques by maintaining expertise through the numerous opportunities provided by professional organizations or by networking with other estimating specialists within the engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) industry

• Be knowledgeable about business line specific rates to be applied in estimates

• Become familiar with knowledge management portals and communities with regard to forum questions and discussions

• Become knowledgeable about the benefits of Cost Competitive Execution, Excel to Win, Business Risk Management Framework (BRMF) and Strategy to Win; actively promote innovative ideas and solutions

Preferred Qualifications :

• Minimum of zero (0) years of experience using any of the Fluor Estimating Systems or two (2) years of experience using Industry recognized estimating systems

• Minimum of zero (0) years of field experience

• Demonstrate technical ability, combined with communicative skills, to lead estimate development

• Some knowledge about Lump Sum and/or Cost Reimbursable estimating

• Some knowledge about Self-Perform and/or Construction Management Execution

• Some knowledge about internal Cost Systems, Progressing Systems, Level I and II Schedules, Work Breakdown Structures and Project Status

• Recognized as being proficient and requiring limited or minimum supervision in the following areas: Fluor Services Costs, Use of Allowances, Escalation, Benchmarking and Unit Rates for Key Commodities, Estimate Plan, Basis of Estimate, Cost Contingency, Input into and Use of Historical Data (EMS – Experience Management System), Productivity Worksheets, Craft Mix and Crew Mix

• Recognized as being familiar, but requiring guidance and supervision in with the following areas: Direct Field Costs, Indirect Field Costs, Expatriate Policy Costs, Data Analyst, Input and Use of Business Risk Management Framework (BRMF), Selling an Estimate, Comparison Analyst, Input of Estimate into Global Pricing Model’s Template, Currency fluctuation, tax & insurance costs, and performance bonds & letter of credit costs

• Good analytical and computer skills