Estimator Trainee

East Coast Repair & Fabrication, LLC - Norfolk, VA

Job Summary:

Will be trained to accomplish ship checks of US Navy Combatant and Non-Combatant Vessels and Crafts and Commercial Marine Vessels to determine interferences, man-hour estimates, services, and material to accomplish the intent of the Statement of Work. Upon completion of ship check, the candidate will work with seasoned estimator to finalize the estimate.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with experienced Estimator.
  • Accomplish ship/site checks to evaluate and document existing conditions relative to anticipated work identified within the specifications or scope of work. Identifying ship systems, interferences, work requirements, processes, and materials.
  • Determine trade specific labor hour estimates of work required to meet the requirements of the bid specifications.
  • Read and interpret bid specifications to identify the scope of work.
  • Read and interpret references to include, blueprints, Liaison Action Requests, Technical Manuals, military and commercial material specifications, and standards of construction, to identify materials required to accomplish the intent of the contract specifications.
  • Identify discrepancies with specifications and references and generate a clear and concise technical question to clarify contract specifications using Microsoft Word.
  • Work to the timeline established by the customer.
  • Conduct Job Turnover meetings with Production upon successful award of contract.
  • Work within the Quality Management System criteria.
  • Will be introduced to NAVSEA Standard Items and how they affect the estimating process.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree, Trade School or Apprenticeship Graduate
  • 3 or more years related experience in field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiar with US Navy Combatant and Non-Combatant Vessels and Crafts.
  • Must possess a courteous, and professional demeanor
  • Must be detail oriented, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be familiar with the arrangement of US Navy vessels, system identification, marine equipment, and to a lesser extent, the operation of marine systems.
  • Must be familiar with and know how to read and interpret specifications, be able to read and interpret references to include, blueprints, Liaison Action Requests, Technical Manuals, military and commercial material specifications and standards of construction.
  • Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, or other internet search software.
  • Must be able to gain access to military installations.
  • Must pass drug screen and background investigation.
  • Prefer work experience in a ship repair trades and on military vessels (i.e. Shipfitter, Pipefitter, Electrician, Sheetmetal, Machinist).

EOE/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • Estimating: 3 Years

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