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Sr. Project Cost Estimator

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Location: Houston, United States
Duration: Permanent
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Position  Sr. Project Cost Estimator

Employee Type  Permanent, Full- Time

Location  Houston area

We are a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil, Gas and Chemicals Industry. Our client, a leading Chemicals Operator, is seeking a Sr. Project Cost Estimator to support major capital projects along the Gulf Coast for a permanent position to be based in the Houston, TX area.


As a member of our dynamic team, you will provide estimates for capital to support business studies and further development of capital petrochemicals projects in support of the execution. Projects have a wide range of demonstrated capabilities and can execute in the range from $250,000 to over $750,000.


  • Works with project managers and teams in developing conceptual estimates
  • Supports maintenance of the estimating tool, methodology and historical data in support of the conceptual estimating process
  • Reviews contractor's estimates for completeness and reasonable basis that supports the project's physical scope
  • Assists project team in resolution of estimating issues involving cost, schedule, & changes
  • Assists with the implementation, collection, data storage, and publishing of project metrics
  • Conducts post project audits to collect actual data versus estimated data for the purpose of making adjustments to estimating assumptions and processes.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of 10 years of estimating experience in the chemical or petrochemical industry
  • Professional certification by AACE in estimating preferred
  • Knowledge of the different estimating tools and methods utilized by industry
  • Experience developing Class 5, 4, 3 and 2 estimates for capital projects
  • Strong computer skills -SAP, Microsoft Office Products, KBase, Icarus
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple project and/or changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a one of the worlds largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500 who are driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits and retirement options, paid time off, work/life balance and more.

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