Estimator Boiler Construction
Dawning Truth
14d ago

Top engineering firm seeks boiler construction estimator. Estimate boiler parts and labour pricing for boiler construction and refurbishment.

Non-Negotiables (We will check)

  • Analytical (Problem Solver) Self Starter, independent worker. Driven by deliverables.
  • Self Starter self motivated goal driven
  • Ethical Business (Clear criminal and credit check position involves financial accountability)
  • Team Player
  • Must have 3 -5 years experience specifically constructing and maintaining boilers. Very strong preference for a qualified boilermaker.
  • Or equivalent experience.

  • In depth knowledge of the components in boilers (pref : water tube boilers)
  • Experience in leading and preparing bids and tenders (pref 2+ years)
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills
  • What the person must be able to do :

    This role is in the South African industrial sector. All duties would take place in this context.

    Estimation of new boiler designs and refurbishments :

  • Read and understand technical drawings
  • Create Pricing Libraries
  • Create and Price Bills of Quantities
  • Labour and Resource Estimation
  • Construction Time Estimation
  • Manage Margins
  • Manage Subcontractors, Request for Quotes, Work Completion and Quality
  • Use estimating software such as Candy Estimating
  • Lead and prepare bids and tenders
  • Key Job Deliverables (First 6-12 Months) :

  • Import significant company IP into new Estimating system
  • Take a leading role in new tenders and bid for new projects
  • Background work experience

  • 3-5 years experience in specifically constructing and maintaining boilers or equivalent
  • Very strong preference for a qualified boilermaker
  • Strong preference for experience in water tube boilers
  • BSc, BEng, T4, BTech or S4 in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven track record in boiler construction and maintenance (we will check references)
  • 2+ years experience in boiler estimating and bid completion or closely equivalent
  • Project management experience strongly advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Strong preference : Persuasive charming personality
  • Personality Summary :

  • Moderate Driver Ambitious, Results Orientated Go-getter. Self Starter. Makes things happen.
  • Moderate Analytical Strong with analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.
  • Moderate to High Administrative Good with procedures, processes and best practices.
  • Advantageous Moderate Expressive People person, natural leader.
  • Benefits of this Role :

  • Leading multinational engineering firm
  • Make a difference
  • Strong career growth prospects
  • Reports to : Head Proposals

    Direct Reports : Junior Estimator.

    Location : Johannesburg East Rand

    Salary : Market Related. In the Range of R40K to R48K per month. Highly exceptional more senior candidates may be considered.

    Reference : DT 152

    Jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now.

    Call Dave Lucas at 011 655 7391

    Email : j152 (Please email your CV before calling us.)

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