Marine Estimator / Project Planner

BREMERTON, Washington
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BREMERTON, Washington

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$32.00 - $36.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is searching for experienced Naval project estimators for a long-term project in Bremerton, WA. Pay is based on experience and ranges from $32 / HOUR TO $36 / HOUR. Per diem for travelers is $166 / day.

Review Automated Work Requests (AWRs) and write specifications and changes for work items.
Develop detailed and accurate labor and material estimates for shipboard/shop work and repairs on Government and Commercial vessels.
Utilize drawings, specifications, and on-site ship checks to address interference and access problems.
Solicit and evaluate subcontractor price quotations.


  • Create NMD availabilities, Work Specifications, and Estimates.
  • Use expertise and data to develop, issue, and distribute planning documents, procedures, and work items in accordance with all applicable instructions and directives.
  • Develop comprehensive cost estimates for job performance.
  • Participate in job site inspections and ship checks to verify technical information.
  • Identify cost elements necessary for executing work requirements including production trade man-hours, subcontracts, rentals, and materials.
  • Prepare requisitions for subcontracts, rentals, and materials to support proposal pricing.
  • Interface with Subcontracts Group to resolve technical and schedule issues.
  • Prepare work breakdown structures to support proposal submittals and negotiations.
  • Establish execution approach for work requirements with project and production management.
  • Work closely with Production and Schedulers to produce an integrated schedule.
  • Resolve technical and schedule issues with contracts, project, and production management.
  • Adhere to NASSCO’s “Standards and Business Conduct” and guidelines.

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Must be familiar with working in a Navy ship repair environment.
  • • Knowledge of shipboard nomenclature.
  • • Advanced MS Excel Proficiency
  • • Experience and knowledge of shipboard systems, equipment, spaces, configuration, as well as labor and material costs necessary to perform repairs, upgrades, alterations and maintenance to same.
  • • Make decision concerning interpretation of work item specifications. Write inquiries to customers, as required, for clarification of requirements.
  • • Must possess expert ability to effectively communicate with other disciplines or groups and resolve planning conflicts.
  • • Must possess the ability to read drawings, blueprints, standard items, and specifications of work items.
  • • Must have a working Knowledge of Navy Maintenance Database (NMD) Planning and Execution Modules.
  • • Track on-going work and repairs for feedback of material and man-hour estimating effort using all cost reports and purchase order data available, plus on-site observations and direct interface with key production personnel. Able to retrieve data from computer and from archives.
  • • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Use computer to store and retrieve information to aid in preparing labor, subcontractor and material cost estimates. Able to access the system and work with various programs in order to assist with development of the estimate into a proper bid format.
  • • Work may require assignment to offsite locations.
  • • Availability to work extended and weekend hours as needed.

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Marine Estimator / Project Planner

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.