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Marine Estimator

Job ID: 106614
Location: USA Seattle
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Lake Union Drydock Company
Contact: Jobs

Job Description
Lake Union Drydock Company, a Seattle shipyard, has an opening for a Marine Estimator. Only candidates with the required experience will be considered for the position. Local candidates or those able to self-relocate are encouraged to apply.

• Complete estimates for assigned projects, either independently or as part of the estimating team.
• Support proposal team by performing quantity survey and cost estimates for assigned portions of projects.
• Review, interpret, quantify, accurately estimate cost, and analyze the work described in the technical specification documents.
• Solicit, collect and analyze subcontractor/vendor budgets, bids or quotations associated with assigned proposal.
• Provide comparison of cost to perform work in house versus utilization of subcontractors.
• Attend pre-bid ship checks on board vessels and post-bid meetings with the customer, as required.
• Present the scope of work, estimated costs, risks and opportunities to management during the final review of assigned estimates.
• Prepare work schedules in Microsoft Project for submission with proposals.
• Review and monitor ongoing jobs for changes from original specifications. Estimate cost of change orders.
• Other duties as assigned

• Must have eight to ten years of related experience and/or training. Marine Engineering/Transportation experience is preferred.
• Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel and Project.
• Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Word and Outlook
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical specifications.
• Ability to comprehend an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to travel occasionally to complete ship checks.

Job Profile
• Non-union, non-exempt
• Salary range: $55,000-$72,000, depending upon qualifications
• Benefits offered: Medical, vision, dental, vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave, 401(k) plan, profit sharing after one year of service, and life insurance

For consideration, please email resume and cover letter to with “Marine Estimator” as the subject. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Lake Union Drydock Company is an Equal Opportunity Company.
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