Company: BAE Systems Plc
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Job Description Serve as a senior team member to provide
management with consistent, detailed and formalized man-hour cost
estimates for proposed ship repair and conversion projects. Review
customer specifications and develop man-hour estimates, by work
item and/or work package, for the repair, renewal or modification
of structural outfit, piping, machinery, electrical or preservation
system components for military and commercial ships in accordance
with customer requirements. Formulate and submit requests for
clarifications/corrections of work specifications as needed.
Receive and incorporate craft man-hour reviews and complete onboard
inspections as required. Work with other departments to identify
Subcontracting and Material requirements needed to prepare a
complete work estimate. Meet and communicate with Operations and
Planning Department representatives as necessary during the
estimating process and as required during the contract period for
the exchange of ideas, perceptions and lessons learned. Lead
meetings needed to complete Make/Buy decisions and incorporate
selected subcontractor quotes into the estimate. Review
subcontractor quotations to determine that all work required of the
subcontractor is understood and included in their pricing and that
they can accomplish the required work within the established
milestones. Prepare the final estimate and BET information in a
timely manner for Management review. After Management review,
prepare the final bid for submittal to the customer.
Once awarded, prepare for and chair Turnover Conference. Review,
incorporate changes and submit final specifications to Operations
for distribution. Prepare and submit final budget to Planning. When
requested, provide technical assistance to other estimators in
order to share experience and knowledge. Prepare any pre-award
information required and submit additional information as requested
by the customer.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
* Typically an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree and 6 years
equivalent experience or a high school diploma and graduation from
Trade/Apprentice programs with related experience preferred.
* Ability to read and comprehend Navy 4-E specifications, as well
as, corresponding references, drawings, blue prints and technical
* Experience with and in Maritime vessels, preferably Naval
* Estimating, planning, and/or Work Item Specification development
* Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe.
* Experience with Naval Standard Item requirements.
* Detailed and deadline oriented team player who can work
independently or as part of a team to accomplish assigned
* Effective communication skills to work with affiliated
departments and upper management in preparation and presentation of
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
* Ability to read and interpret requirements contained in
references and technical drawings.
* Basic understanding and experience with various shipboard
* Basic understanding of solicitations and associated bid
* Basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
and Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARs).
* Experience with pricing, rates application, for Labor,
Subcontractors, and Material.
* Ability to run, read, and interpret cost history reports.
* Ability to run, read, and interpret budgets and modification
* Negotiating experience with new or existing customer.
* Effective time management and communication skills to ensure
complete, accurate bids spanning work effort across multiple
departments and stakeholders.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the
U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense,
aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of
products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as
advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions
and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting
lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems.
Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts
- defending national security with breakthrough technology,
superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the
latest technology and defend national security, you will
continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a
global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that
truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc
does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns,
missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our
employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They
are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect
the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think
P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive
culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We
are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves
reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to
unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel
confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to
thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences
to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift
communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find
significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment
intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and
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