Job Details


Norfolk, Virginia



Direct Placement

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Based on the type of project or product being estimated, responsible for analyzing and compiling data on every factor of ship repair that may affect cost.
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Responsible for taking a ship repair project and breaking down all expenses including materials, labor, and other resources.
  • Plan project budgets and track expenses through the life of the project.
  • For construction projects, will review the preliminary plans and ship repair drawings for the project; visit the site of the construction observing the geographical features of the site and access to infrastructure; ability to take into account all the materials, personnel, and any other resources needed to complete ship repair; ability to take all of the details to make a comprehensive cost estimate for the project.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports (weekly).
  • Review Statement of Work for clarity, completeness, and timeliness and analyzes whether to pursue or not pursue job.
  • Work with Production, Safety, and Quality Managers to determine resources required and critical paths before bidding or estimating job.
  • Conduct thorough jobsite inspections for validation of resource needs and possible critical path disruptions.
  • Process RCC’s and CFR’s as needed to support the project.
  • Serve as NMD coordinator for the production department.
  • Track and update all incoming Request For Quotes.
  • Build book for each RFQ with all required enclosures.
  • Conduct ship checks as required.
  • Keep Bid tracker sheet updated.
  • Coordinate the efforts of Procurement Manager, Procurement Specialist in developing bid packages.
  • Develop and manage schedule for bid reviews.
  • Submit bid packages.
  • Maintain M drive for all Planning and Estimating functions.
  • Develop CFR tracker to be used for each ship and update as required, bring to each Production Meeting.
  • Update and use bid routing sheet to ensure key players have a chance to review prior to review by the President.
  • Organizing and maintaining the M Drive.
  • Develop a tracker to monitor active P.O.s that can track expiration.
  • Coordinate with QA department for incoming material.


  • Graduate of high school, trade or industrial school.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience planning and estimating ship repair tasking required.
  • Cost Estimator Certifications preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem resolution, and strategic planning skills.
  • Attention to detail



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