Position Title:                    Estimator / Planner
Reports To:                        Estimating Manager
Location:                            Honolulu, Hawaii

Position Summary
Pacific Shipyards International (PSI) is the largest privately owned shipyard in Hawaii, with two of the largest dry docks in the state. We have been in business since 1944 and have a large labor force of skilled craftsman with a full support staff of professionals who comprise of engineering, project management, QA, EHS, accounting, contracts, and human resources.

We are seeking an Estimator/Planner to join the Estimating Department. The Estimator/Planner is responsible for developing cost estimates to support our ongoing ship repair contracts with DoD and commercial customers. The Estimator/Planner works closely with all departments to identify the amount of material and manpower needed to perform ship repair availabilities.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare comprehensive cost estimates and technical proposals.
  • Ability to read detailed drawings, specifications, and technical manuals.
  • Engage in PSI’s collaborative estimating process and bid reviews.
  • Attend ship checks.
  • Participate in business development.
  • Strong team player with on-site work hours required.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably in marine or industrial industry.
  • Shipyard experience preferred.
  • High school diploma required; Bachelor of Science highly recommended.
  • Knowledge of Navy ships is beneficial.
  • Former Navy military personnel highly beneficial.

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States.
  • This position requires US Citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) and a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential.
  • All candidates must pass a post-offer drug screening and background check.
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers' license in good standing.
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation.

Our Values
Legacy: Family-owned throughout its history, PSI strives to fulfill the goals that motivated our founder in 1944: we dedicate ourselves wholly to caring for our customers so that they can continue to serve our community.

Commitment: PSI approaches every project with teamwork, determination, and focus. Commitment makes it possible for the most challenging of projects to be completed safely and on-time to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations.

Integrity: Transparency, humility, and accountability are critical to every facet of our business. Leading with integrity allows PSI to continue to operate as the highest-performing commercial shipyard in the state.

Loyalty: At PSI, every employee relies on teammates without question and supports each other without pretense. Built on the foundations of trust, loyalty to one another is paramount.

We hope you will consider joining our team! 

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Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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