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Estimating - TANKS

Overview
Determines project costs, timelines and projected revenue taking into account factors such as labor costs, material costs, equipment rental, manufacturing locations and lead times, facility costs, and required permits / licensing. Generally works in support of moderately-sized, more complex project or multiple simple projects.
Responsibilities

  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Implement cost estimating methodologies for each cost element / WBS, and estimate the man hours, material costs, and other project costs.
  • Apply appropriate labor and unit cost rates and factors to the individual cost elements to establish total costs.
  • Evaluate the costs estimated; includes the application of alternative pricing.
  • Determine the risk level associated with the quotes.
  • Document the rationale, methodology and supporting information utilized for the estimate. Support source selection, negotiation, fact-finding, and/or audits, and update the estimate, as required.
  • Solicit and analyze quotations from various disciplines of subcontractors and other service suppliers.
  • Perform other estimating / cost engineering responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field is preferred; equivalent work experience is acceptable.

Professional Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years working experience in estimating, or equivalent, position.
  • Direct experience estimating large storage tanks, process plants, petrochemical, or refinery EPC type projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of costs of fabricating and installing process equipment.
  • Aptitude for mathematics is able to analyze, compare and interpret
  • detailed but sometimes poorly defined information, and be able to make sound and accurate judgments based on this information.
  • Ability to focus on details, while analyzing and managing larger obstacles, is vital.
  • Assertiveness and self-assurance in presenting and supporting conclusions, strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in project management and the ability to incorporate work-breakdown structure (WBS) techniques are increasingly important in cost estimating complex development projects.
  • Able to often work under pressure and stress, especially when facing bid deadlines.
  • Accuracy is paramount. Inaccurate estimating can cause a bid (proposal) loss or a project money loss on a job that was not accurately estimated.
  • Support managers in creating new proposals.
  • Proficient computer skills; experience with estimating software.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Estimating - TANKS: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Houston, TX (Required)
Posted
11/06/2021
Salary Range
$40,000.00 - 91,000.00
per Year
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Location
Houston, TX 77246, US