Senior Estimator


SNC Lavalin


02 Jan 2019

Reference Number



Undisclosed cost to company


In Sub-Saharan Africa, SNC-Lavalin has a proven track record of delivering projects across all four of our sectors of operation including oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. We have long-standing relationships with leading national and international companies across the region including Sasol, Chevron, Eskom, Transnet, PetroSA, Engen and Scatec Solar. In South Africa, we have supported Sasol's flagship refinery in Secunda since the early 1990s providing Engineering, Construction and Maintenance solutions year on year.

Education & Skills:

- Minimum of 10 Years technical experience and proven ability to develop professional tenders in Structural, Mechanical & Piping Projects
- Completed diploma in Engineering
- Must have good contractual knowledge
- Must be Computer Literate
- Must have good Technical knowledge in Structural, Mechanical and Piping Tenders

Additional Competencies:

- Client centric with the ability to continuously build and improve relationships
- Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
- Ability to multitask
- Set an Example of Loyalty, Integrity, Professionalism, Enthusiasm, Dedication, Hard work, trust and honesty


- Prepare Structural, Mechanical and Piping estimates as directed by the Regional EPC Proposals and Estimating Manager, Proposal Engineer or his designate
- Careful study of the tender documents, specifications and drawings
- Check the overall accuracy of the materials take-off / bills of quantities and specifications issued by the engineering department
- Prepare material take-off for the M%P scope for proposals when there is no support available from engineering and when the situation demands
- Preparation of commercial adjudication of materials / equipment / subcontract quotations
- Preparation of complete cost estimate in accordance with company work instructions by using norms and procedures
- Co-operate in the introduction of new techniques in estimating
- Carry out site visits as and when required
- Work closely as part of a team with both colleagues within the department and the office team
- Ensure all company procedures with respect to estimating and procurement are adhered to.
- Ensure that detailed spread-sheets are completed and that an accurate bid analysis is carried out on all quotations received. Ensure all the files are maintained as per company QA procedures and full traceability maintained
- Any other guidance as given by the Estimating Manager or his designate

Duration: Limited Duration Contract

Contract Type:

Contract, Permanent/Contract


South Africa