Delphinus Engineering

Planner-Estimator - Norfolk

Norfolk, VA

Job Description


Posted: Saturday, 3/30/2024
EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


GENERAL SUMMARY: Delphinus Engineering, Inc. is seeking a Planner-Estimator in Norfolk, VA.

LOCATION: Norfolk, VA.

  • Reviewing solicitations
  • Cataloging solicitations
  • Briefing the leadership team on the solicitations received
  • Being a part of the bid/no-bid decision making process
  • Soliciting vendors and subcontractors
  • Conducting shipchecks
  • Developing labor hour and labor dollar estimates based on applicable contract Statement of Work (SOW), work specifications, drawings, technical publications, and references.
    • Estimates to be developed using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) format
  • Compiling labor estimate, material estimate, and subcontractor quotes into final estimate package
  • Organizing and leading an estimate review process with the leadership team
  • Submitting estimates to DEI contracts via appropriate Program Managers for final review and submittal
  • Maintaining quote log and historical quotes folder

  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • The candidate must have five or more years' experience with developing production planning documents and estimates for work executed at U.S. Navy depot level surface ship and submarine maintenance and modernization facilities.
  • Knowledge of Hull and Ship Systems with a well- rounded overall understanding of ship repair and modernization with trade disciplines required to support work item development.
  • A thorough understanding and familiarity with NAVSEA Standard Items, GSO, NSTM and Blueprints is required.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD secret security clearance. US Citizenship Required.
  • Must possess advanced computer skills to enter and manipulate data into online and cloud-based project management applications and databases.
  • Must have journeyman level experience with MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word software applications.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Attention to detail a must.

  • Submarine planning and estimating experience is preferred.
  • Understanding of 9090-310 and 4720 in support of AIT work.
  • Understanding of technical proposition development in support of AIT work.
  • Familiarity with MS Project.
  • Planner, estimator or shipbuilding specialist roles at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Regional Maintenance Centers, Navy Central Planning Activities, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activities, and public or private shipyards.

Position Requirements


Ship Alteration Planner-Estimator

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Norfolk, VA

About the Organization
Founded in 1994 as a small, diversified professional services company, Delphinus today employs more than 650 professional and technical personnel supporting a customer base that spans the Defense and Federal markets.

As a successful graduate of the Small Business Administration's 8(a) program, we have evolved into a leading provider of expert services in our core competencies of Cyber Operations and Security, Marine Engineering and Design, Marine Services, and Business Management. Headquartered in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, we have primary offices in Norfolk, Virginia; San Diego, California; and Bremerton, Washington, with liaison facilities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Pearl Harbor, HI.

Delphinus' business model is based on the values established by our leadership and shared by all Delphinus employees:

• Focusing on Our Customers and Promoting Partnership
• Treating People with Respect and Dignity
• Ensuring Integrity in Our Business Practices
• Engaging Our Industry Partners
• Honoring Commitments
• Achieving Excellence

This position is currently accepting applications.

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