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Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Estimator in Bremerton, Washington



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to organize complex bid efforts with little to no supervision including reviewing customer specification and drawing packages to support overall estimate plans.

  • Competently reviews highly complex specifications and drawings in order to formulate itemized work descriptions

  • Review the drawings/scope of work and formulate the quantum of work. Competent in all craft disciplines for estimating labor for production, as well as engineering, and support departments.

  • Develops subcontract and major material solicitations & coordinates with Engineering and Contracts departments for technical and commercial evaluations.

  • Identify the detailed material requirement and obtain competitive prices.

  • Summarizes applicable engineering and indirect costs for each work item to determine total project cost.

  • Prepare estimation/project summary for management review.

  • Ability to make high-level decisions and complete in-depth research.

  • Develops and administers labor hour, material and subcontract estimates for all proposals and growth work for the ship repair/dry docking industry

  • Engage in business development and obtain new work from commercial, industrial, and government entities.

  • Oversee and handle all parts of the estimating process: bid jobs, interpret blueprints, do ship/job checks, write specifications, determine pricing strategies, negotiate contracts, and handle change orders

  • Oversight of budget with regards to final estimates

  • Stays abreast of developments in the industry that may serve to improve PSI’s overall business strategies

  • Project and manage manpower requirements

  • Strong leadership and customer service skills



  • Shipyard/Industrial and Government experience preferred

  • Must be flexible in work hours

  • Proficient with MS Office and various office tools

  • 5 years of experience as an estimator in marine commercial or government ship-repair

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge in NAVSEA standards as well as federal and state regulations preferred


  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access

  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites

  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and background check before employment begins.

  • Valid of driver’s license

  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Outside Machinists to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled machinists with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled marine outside machinists that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Clarence Purvis



Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/10/2020 1:08 PM)

Req ID 2020-280540

Category Administrative Assistant

Travel No

Job Board IN

Location US-WA-Bremerton