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Shipyard Repair Estimator

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: LaShip

367 Dickson Road

Houma, LA 70363


Office: (985) 601-5000

Contact by email or phone only. Pre-approval is required for on-site interviews.


The shipyard repair estimator:

  • Must have the ability to thoroughly read and comprehend blueprints (PDF or AutoCAD) and produce a Work Breakdown Structure estimate, produce a schedule, and coordinate pricing and scope of work for rental and subcontracting vendors.
  • Must be able to to meet completion deadlines.
  • Develops a complete and concise labor hour and material dollar estimate that meets the requirements of the specification, drawing, or work scope.
  • Must have the ability to identify all trades required to accomplish the work and determine the hours required to accomplish the work by trade.
  • Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
  • Must be able to read and interpret specifications, understand and read drawings and blueprints, and understand the contract requirements and schedule constraints.
  • Will work with the management team to obtain the most competitive pricing for submittal.


The shipyard repair estimator must have:

  • A proven track record in a recent similar role, particularly in completing deadlines.
  • A working knowledge of Excel, Project (and/or Deltek Cost Point), PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word (must be proficient in the use of Excel to develop detailed labor hour estimates).
  • Excellent written and communications skills.
  • A willingness to be flexible and work with people to achieve goals and objectives.
  • The ability to meet bid deadline goals.
  • A familiarity with Cost and Schedule Performance metrics including ACWP, BCWP, and BCWS concepts and the Cost Performance Index and the Schedule Performance Index.


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Company-paid short-term disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability

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