Damen Shiprepair & Conversion - Project Estimator

Job Description

The Project Estimator (40 hours) makes quotations for clients based on received repair descriptions and or inspection, considering repair time, quality, and cost and yard availability.


  • Translate the budget to various pricing schedules towards the client (lump sum, day rate, unit rate, provisional sum, reimbursable or any combination) depending on the given pricing strategy;
  • Perform conceptual estimates at times when detailed design information is not available and solicit pricing from material vendors and subcontractors;
  • Advise on the pricing schedule towards the clients or towards large subcontractors;
  • Report daily towards the head of Business & Sales who is your line manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering or equivalent level;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the ship repair;
  • Possess a thorough understanding in the manufacturing process, materials, and costing methods for heavy steel fabrication;
  • Knowledge of machining requirements , Painting & Piping Machine Shop requirements;
  • PC skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook), and MS-Project preferred;
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills;
  • First class communication skills (including presentations, negotiating and influencing);
  • Organization skills and ability to interpret complex information quickly and accurately;
  • Familiarity with basic information management practices and computer systems;
  • Knowledge of work methods and sequences of offshore and marine installation activities;
  • Commercial feeling;
  • Flexible, but also accurate;

We offer

  • Good primary and secondary terms;
  • Training and development opportunities;
  • Career opportunities.

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