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VP of Estimating

Vacancy number • PR-233457

VP of Estimating

  • Arlington
  • Closes 5 July
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project management
  • Location: Arlington

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Closing date: Friday, 5 July 2024

About this role

Contact: Stephanie Jones



Job Description: Vice President of Estimation

Position: Vice President of Estimation

Location: Washington, DC

Relocation: Offered

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a highly experienced and strategic Vice President of Estimation to join our dynamic team in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will oversee and lead a team of four estimators, ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of project cost estimations for large-scale capital expenditure (CAPEX) projects, particularly in the Energy sector. This role is crucial in supporting our growth and operational excellence, directly reporting to the Senior Vice President (SVP).

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead and manage the estimation team, ensuring precise and timely cost estimations for projects.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain estimation procedures and guidelines to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of the estimation process.

  • Provide expertise in $5 billion CAPEX projects, ensuring all estimations align with the company's financial and operational goals.

  • Ensure all estimations are compliant with industry standards and regulations.

  • Collaborate with various departments to gather necessary data for accurate project cost estimations.

  • Utilize and implement various software tools to streamline and improve the estimation process.

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to senior management based on estimation data and trends.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance (All premiums paid by employer)

  • 401(k) with company match - 100% up to 6%

  • Relocation assistance

  • Professional development opportunities.

If you meet the above qualifications and are looking for a challenging and rewarding leadership role, we encourage you to apply.



  • Proven experience in managing and leading estimation teams, with a minimum of 10 years in a senior estimation role.

  • Extensive experience in handling $5 billion CAPEX projects.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the Energy sector.

  • Demonstrated experience in new build projects.

  • Proficiency in using and implementing various estimation software.

  • Strong analytical, leadership, and communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.

About Brunel

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Stephanie Jones quoting publication number: PR-233457

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