We are searching for a

Project Estimator Refit

  • 40 hrs per week
  • HBO

We are searching for a

Project Estimator Refit

  • 40 hrs per week
  • HBO

Project Estimator Refit

based in the Netherlands at our Alblasserdam and/or Zwijndrecht facilities

Welcome to Oceanco!

Oceanco specialises in building large custom yachts up to 140 meters in length. Offering a highly personalised service to clients, Oceanco applies innovative design and technology to create one-of-a-kind bespoke yachts that respect the vision of both the Owner and the designer.

We are a project-oriented management company outsourcing the main yacht building packages to our strategic co-makers. It is with pride and passion that we guide our clients through the journey to build his/her perfect yacht. Our desire to offer our Owners the perfect yacht goes hand-in-hand with a significant responsibility to reduce its impact. We are innovative—unique in what we do and how we do it because we challenge ourselves to do better each time.

We believe in teamwork. Together we create an environment in which employees work together every day from conception to completion of our yachts. We learn from each other and maximise our collective and personal potential.

It does not matter which position you hold or which team you are part of, we will encourage you to spread your wings and grow in your ambitions.

To enhance our growth, we are looking for proud, passionate, committed people to create and complete our inspiring teams!

What will be your challenge?

In this role you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • You prepare specifications and develop an integral budget (project, change orders etc) and write sales related documentation, which you submit to responsible project manager for approval. You take into account all relevant national and international valid procedures, guidelines and applicable law and rules & regulations.
  • In your job as project estimator refit (cost engineer) you are a vital part of our Life Cycle Support team as with your input we can write excellent proposals or tenders for our future refit or fleet support projects:
  • You visit yachts of the (older) Oceanco fleet or other brands, together with a responsible (project) manager to discuss the scope of work.
  • You review client wishes and (technical) requirements with internal and external stakeholders. You gather all relevant and necessary information.
  • You discuss risks and (technical) problem areas and suggest mitigating actions and or alternatives
  • You analyse the actual project data in relation to the prepared cost calculation in order to continuously improve the accuracy of the cost calculations.
  • You are part of the Life Cycle Support team and work together with Project Managers Refit and Fleet Support, Project Buyer Life Cycle Support, Planning and with Client representatives actively contributing to achieve the common goal by improving collaboration between various organisational units

What do we ask for?

Higher Vocational Education BSc / MSc Mechanical, Maritime or Finance.

  • > 3 years’ experience, preferably in maritime industry and/or yacht building industry
  • The ideal candidate combines strong technical know-how in (yacht) shipbuilding with costs calculation and finance experience
  • You recognise yourself in the following competences; Taking responsibility, anticipating, decisiveness , collaboration and a communicative team player
  • Knowledge of MS office applications, expert Excel skills are appreciated
  • A good command of written and spoken English

What do we offer?

  • A challenging full-time function within a fast growing unique and leading-edge yacht building company
  • An inspiring environment with great possibilities for personal development and education
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions
  • CAO Metalektro
  • Active staff association that organises fun trips, social get- togethers with colleagues, sports events, and other festivities

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