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Estimator V - Power Generation

Company: Wood
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Estimator to support current and future opportunities within the power generation industry . It is perferred that the successful candidate be located in Florida, but the position has a broad scope therefore the successful candidate will be required to be based in the United States (no relocation assistance is provided),and must be in proximity to a Wood Office and travel hub. In this role the Estimator may be required to travel to client sites nationwide.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.


  • Preparation, review, and submission of accurate estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with services. This ensures accurate budgeting and planning can take place, supports the robust control of projects throughout their lifecycle to ensure the project can be delivered profitably.
  • Responsible for the development of project estimates and ensuring they are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy in accordance with contractual requirements and Wood policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Supports more senior members of the estimating team in the management and development of the estimating team, the management of the contract or project estimating norms and the preparation and filing of project estimate documentation. May act as the focal point for several project scopes
  • Responsible for identifying areas of best practice and driving continuous improvement within the Estimating team
  • This role may be standalone or act as part of a team as determined by the requirements of the project/contract organization

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum 5 years of experience within the power / industrial environment
    • Must be able to pass a drug screening, background check and safety council courses
    • Must have a valid driver's license
    • Proficient in computer usage
    • Ability to travel to client sites nationwide
    • Detail oriented
    • Knowledge of Word, Excel and common estimating software programs
    • Experience in estimating boiler outage and industrial projects required
    • Thorough understanding of all drawings and project specifications
    • Working knowledge of piping and instrument diagrams, piping isometric, rigging plans, and basic civil drawings
    • Field experience in the power industry
    • Thorough understanding of construction industry practices, codes and standards
    • Good communication and math skills
    • Be professional, ethical and a team player with a positive attitude
    • Must be physically capable of climbing stairs and attending site visits in all seasons

      Company Overview

      Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

      Diversity Statement

      We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Fort Myers , Estimator V - Power Generation, Professions , Fort Myers, Florida

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