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Estimator - Project Controls

Vacancy number • VC-590546

Estimator - Project Controls

  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Closes April 25
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, April 25, 2024

About this role

Under general supervision, Estimator/Project Controls will coordinate, define and execute specific requirements for the cost and controls, administration and documentation of the EPC contractor's estimates, EPC Contract, Subcontractor, Service Contract and Company Agreements.

The assignment period includes estimating/project controls tasks and activities for the engineering, procurement support and assistance, design, construction, turnover, startup and commissioning, and plant operations after handover. Estimator/Project Controls will be located in Corpus Christi, TX


  • Responsible to analyze and compile data on each factor that may have an influence on costs. Such factors include labor, materials, special machinery requirements and location.

  • Administer, track, analyze, as well as communicate contractors' performance and cost adherence compliance

  • Responsible for managing, coordinating, and collaborating with EPC contractor, subs and Company contracts costs and scheduling for technical, professional and construction services.

  • Be able to determine the engineering & procurement services time, quantity of materials and labor required to successfully complete the project utilizing quantity or "takeoff" process.

  • Analyze others estimates and bids and determine sequence of operations, physical constraints, equipment needs, crew size, shipping delays, allowance for waste and inclement weather conditions.

  • Track actual costs relative to budget and/or firm committed costs.

  • Prepare Project cost summaries and reports.

  • Maintain Contractors' adherence to all project agreements costs and schedules and conditions.

  • Review modifications, extensions and contract closeout cost and schedule documents.

  • Take direction/guidance from Client's system for existing procedures, organization and methods of operation and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Interface with all other project team members, both Client's and EPC contractor's

  • Maintain tracking of all cost related correspondence and documents that will be issued by EPC contractor and Client.

  • Keep Client Project Manager informed of any technical, schedule or cost impacts due to contract issues and any impacts to other project tasks & activities.

  • Make site visits as required to coordinate with contractors and Client site staff to assist and support for full contract compliance

What you need to bring:


  • Minimum of 7 years in a Project Estimator/Project Controls environment within an oil and gas operating company and/or engineering and construction company, specifically with process industrial facilities required. Combination of engineering technical experience with cost estimating is required.


  • Possess a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of engineering, procurement and construction costs, materials and procedures in the oil and gas industry.

  • Be proficient in estimating, cost/pricing development, and oil and gas industry standards and language.

  • Knowledge in computer based estimating tool AspenTech ACCE and or AIPCE is preferred. Certification is a plus.

  • Knowledge in computer based scheduling tool Microsoft Project is required.

  • Additional administrative project controls related tasks will be assigned to support Cost Control and Purchasing.


  • Detail oriented and effective time management skills.

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Computer literate with typical office packages such as MS Office, basic computer literacy and the ability to learn new software and applications

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