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Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.
Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
This position exists to win profitable projects with current and new clients and meeting or exceeding strategic and financial objectives. The Senior Estimator is responsible for the oversight of the estimating process for all projects bid and awarded within the Construction division of Fraser Alexander, and will establish standardized procedures, methods and processes.
Assigns responsibilities for estimating team on each project.
Manage, coach and develop the estimating team, overseeing and evaluating the work performance of estimators.
Reviews project plans and specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope.
Compliance and Effectiveness
Review contractor programs for compliance with contract documents.
Perform contractibility reviews, analyze budgets and project costs.
Lead the procurement of subcontractors and materials.
Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs.
Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economic alternative.
Technical and Reporting
Leverage prior experience regarding the performance of back-end environmental estimating involving relevant systems in order to favourably position Fraser Alexander.
Create estimates and develop critical path schedules.
Evaluate labour productivity and installation schemes.
Provide expertise and experience to problem solving, operational and marketing challenges.
Develop and oversee an analysis of the past performance on projects and establish estimating standards for all future estimates based on such analysis.
Assist in oversight of the historical cost database and bid management and estimating software.
Reviews general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics and other exhibits as prepared by Sites.
Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented.
Pricing of change impacts as required.
Civil Engineering Degree or Advanced Diploma
Proven record in Winrates
At least 10 years experience as an Estimator
5 years previous Site experience will be advantageous
SKILLS, QUALITIES AND ABILITIES
Financial management and control.
Networking and motivational skills.
Project Management skills
Job Closing Date