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Mechanical Cost Estimator : Job Profile

Employer: AMEC
Job Title: Mechanical Cost Estimator
Job Location: Vancouver , Alberta , Canada
Job Description:

* Reporting to Department Manager or Study Manager.

* Developing mine designs and plans, managing studies and supervising subordinates for open pit projects.

* Mentoring and training senior AMEC mining personnel.

* Playing a key role in business development activities by establishing and maintaining client relationships and developing business leads and work opportunities.

* Soliciting work and preparing proposals as well as bids for all levels of study and engineering projects.

* Promoting AMEC mining engineering business with participation in professional conferences and working groups.

* Supporting continuous development of AMEC-wide cost and design databases.

* Performing Peer Review and Senior Review duties for work performed by others.


* B.Sc. or Graduate Mining Engineering Degree.

* Professional registration or ability to be registered in one year.

* 10 plus years experience in operations and engineering roles of increasing responsibility in the mining and consulting industry with focus on open pit mining.

* Operational experience in open pit gold or base metal operations as well as project and engineering management an asset.

* Budgeting, estimating, and scheduling experience, with financial modeling skills being an asset.

* Familiar with mine planning software such as Whittle, MineSched, Vulcan, Gemcom, Datamine and Minesight.

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (foreign language skills are an advantage).

* A willingness to travel.

eeoAMEC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.
Company Description: AMEC is an international project management and services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. With office networks across the Americas, Continental Europe and Asia, AMEC manages projects worldwide. It generated annual revenues of US $8.4 billion in 2003 and employs 45,000 people in over 40 countries. AMEC employs more than 3400 staff in 78 offices across Canada, including major offices in Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Montreal, St. We design, deliver and support our customers,investments in capital assets and process plant to oil and gas facilities. We offer life-of-asset support by which we mean we look after a customers investment from beginning to end. Working with our customers from the very start of their investment, we can help develop the initial concept, plan funding and add value from the initial concepts through to detailed designs. When it comes to delivering the asset, we can project manage the delivery, taking care of procurement and relationships with contractors as well as actual commissioning. Once the asset is commissioned, we offer long-term care and support services, from maintenance to specialist support services such as energy efficiency audits or environmental testing. And at the end of the asset

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