Senior Cost Estimator Offshore Wind

Job Locations BE-VAN-Hoboken | BE-VAN-Hoboken
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(03/04/2024 14:09)
Project Managers-Electromechanical
Primary Location : Location

Job Description

For our business unit Offshore Wind, we are hiring a Senior Cost Estimator. This position is based in Hoboken (Antwerp). Physical presence in the office is required for 4 days a week.

Find out more about this fascinating job and apply now!

As a Cost Estimator, your primary responsibility is to analyze, collate and estimate the costs involved in large offshore wind construction projects. You evaluate all relevant factors including materials, labor, subcontracts, equipment, overheads and contingencies to provide accurate cost assessments to support the tendering and commercial activities.


Your key responsibilities:

  • analyzing project requirements: review tender documentation, specifications and other documentation to understand scope and requirements
  • gathering data: collect data on materials, labor rates, equipment and other relevant factors from colleagues, suppliers, subcontractors and historic information (where relevant)
  • cost estimation: develop and utilize specialized software and/or calculation models to estimate all of the costs accurately
  • risk assessment: together with colleagues identify potential risks and uncertainties that could affect the project duration or cost and incorporate contingency measures into the calculation model
  • collaboration: work closely with project and tender managers, engineers and other stakeholders to refine project requirements and ensure accurate cost projections
  • documentation: prepare detailed cost estimates, reports and presentations for internal review and client presentations
  • continuous improvement: stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, new technologies and feedback from executed projects to enhance the cost estimation process and accuracy


What do you need to excel in this function?

  • bachelor’s degree in construction, management, engineering, finance or a related field
  • certification from a relevant professional organization is desirable but not mandatory
  • proven experience in cost estimation in complex projects, preferably for the offshore industry
  • knowledge of industry regulations, standards and best practices
  • strong analytical and mathematical skills, with an attention to detail
  • proficiency in using calculation software
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines
  • excellent English skills, both written and spoken. Dutch or French is also desirable, but not mandatory. Any other languages are a benefit


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization-, disability insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance
  • lease car (with fuel card)
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave

We are looking forward to meeting you!


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst - +32 478 88 63 34


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