Home Jobs in Namibia - June 2024 Engineering Jobs Estimator – KRAATZ MARINE (PTY) LTD


Location: Walvis Bay | Deadline: October 31, 2022


Location: Walvis Bay, NA
Company: Kraatz Marine Pty Ltd
Job Grade: C4
Grade: C4
Department: Industrial & Workshops
Line Manager: Toby Michael William Betts

Purpose of Position:

  • To estimate and drive the full scope of estimations across the Industrial and Marine Divisions by ensuring that estimates and quotations are produced timeously and professionally for industrial and marine engineering projects.


Qualifications/Key Requirements:

  • Commercial, Technical or Quantity Surveyor Diploma.
  • Minimum with 5 years’ estimation experience of which 3 years in a Supervisory capacity.
  • Interpret technical drawings
  • Advanced MS Excel & Projects.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Interpret technical drawings
  • Interpret customer requirements and specifications.
  • Assist customer in producing contract terms and specifications.
  • Confer with clients on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Consult with clients to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Evaluate all tender documents prior to submission and/or approval.
  • Prepare estimates used by management to plan, organize and schedule resources.
  • Produce detailed planning input for contracts.
  • Analyze and report on contract terms and conditions.
  • Negotiate regularly with customers to ensure optimally achieving business and customers objectives throughout every project.
  • Produce formal quotations to customer.
  • Ensure all specifications and contract revisions are clearly recorded and passed on to the customer.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Coordinate up to date reports of job costing.
  • Liaise with PM’s, customers and agents.
  • Ensure secured contracts at suitable profitable margins.
  • Analyze risks in terms of penalties, indemnities, guarantees etc.
  • Enforce strict document control.
  • Manage, communicate and record VO’s.
  • Sales tracker management and sales/commercial analysis.
  • Ensure awarded projects are handed over to operations in full detail.
  • Build long term relationships with customer and agents through optimal liaison.
  • Know and understand delegation of authority and comply accordingly.
  • Ensure adequate recordable communication with clients so as to prevent disputes
  • Drive business development by building and maintaining client relationships



  • Personal credibility / Ethics
  • Pro-active thinking
  • Learning ability/continuous learning
  • Stress tolerance/resilience
  • Adaptability
  • Problem solving skills

Closing Date: 31 October 2022

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:



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