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Planner Estimator

Company: Life Cycle Engineering
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Planner Estimator

Position Summary:

As Planner/Estimator you will provide planning and estimating of Repair Items and Ship Alterations including work definition, material identification and cost using drawings, technical documents, NAVSEA Standard Items. You will write repair work items/specifications and estimate labor, material and subcontractor work at the paragraph and line item for US Navy Ship repair work, alterations and modifications.

Clearance Required:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a SECRET DoD Security Clearance.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Assess ship's material condition by conducting ship checks, researching ship documents, analyzing ship conditions and tests
    • Determine scope of work required by reviewing and validating work notifications (2-Kilos)
    • Interpret and use all technical and material information available in Navy, Shipbuilder and Manufacturer drawings, technical manuals, documents, or Equipment Manufacturer's data and/or other pertinent commercial data to identify repair and modification requirements and to identify, price and order materials.
    • Develop work items/specifications in accordance with company and NAVSEA 4-E requirements using company and NAVSEA instructions and pertinent NAVSEA Standard Items, Class Standard Items, and Local Standard Items.
    • Work with and in the Navy Maintenance Database (NMD) and use the available application program to develop work items/specifications and labor, material and cost estimates in accordance with company and NAVSEA instructions and directives.

      Required Education, Skills and Experience

      • High School Diploma or GED Certificate
      • Trade Level Journeyman work experience or equivalent in a Naval Repair Facility or Commercial Shipyard or 10-15 years Navy experience as Diesel Technician, Gas Turbine Technician, Electrician, Machinist Mate, or Hull Technician.
      • Experience as a Planner, Estimator or Shipbuilding Specialist at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) commands, Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs), Navy Central Planning Activities, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activities at public or private shipyards or other ship repair companies
      • Knowledge of US Navy ship construction, shipboard systems, equipment and their operations.
      • Experience developing production planning documents and estimates for work executed at US Navy depot level surface ship maintenance and modernization facilities.
      • Strong oral and written communication
      • Analytical ability to develop and maintain integrated schedules and supporting data
      • Experience with Navy Maintenance Database (NMD)
      • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
      • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
      • Ability to work well independently and have sound judgment
      • Ability to handle competing priorities and manage deadlines

        Physical Demands and Expectations:

        • Regular physical activity to include walking, climbing stairs, and standing; frequent periods of prolonged sitting may be required.
        • Maneuvering around tight spaces in a shipboard environment
        • Ability to speak, read, hear, and write, with or without assistance.
        • Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax and other office equipment.

          This position description represents a summary of the major components and requirements of the outlined job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or required as business needs dictate. Questions regarding this description should immediately be addressed to the department manager or to Human Resources.


          Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is a privately held, employee-owned company with an emphasis on "doing the right thing the right way", which applies to the way we treat our customers and employees. We are proud to have been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" for 17 years running! Learn more below and at .

          Our mission is to enable people and organizations to achieve their full potential.

          As a professional services organization, our mission is focused on our clients' people and organizations. It is our company's cornerstone belief that we will not lead the industry in assisting our clients unless we excel at helping our own people and teams reach their full potential.


          Our corporate culture encourages personal and professional growth because LCE's success depends on the talent, innovation, professionalism, and commitment of its employees. LCE is a strengths-based organization focused on turning individual talents into strengths and then turning individual strengths into organizational performance that supports our clients' success.


          • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Plans for employees and their families
          • Free Employee Life and Disability Insurance, with supplemental coverage options available
          • Health Savings Account and Flexible Savings Account options
          • Company matched 401(k) & company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
          • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Leave
          • Dynamic employee innovation/entrepreneurship program which includes education, empowerment, and monetary rewards
          • Continuing Education and Professional Development programs at all levels
          • Flexible Schedules and Relaxed Dress Code
          • Employer-sponsored events, social collaboration, and open communication
          • Free access to an extensive online training library, including certification prep
          • Bonus Program for outstanding contributions, Employee Referral Program, numerous Recognition Opportunities, and more---

            *Benefits may vary by business unit and location. http://www.lce.com/Employee_Benefits_358.html

            Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR - - 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that LCE take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation, and any other status protected by applicable state law. In addition, LCE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. LCE shall also abide by the requirements of 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A.


Keywords: Life Cycle Engineering, Everett , Planner Estimator, Professions , Everett, Washington

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