Capital Projects Estimator

Website KAP Project Services

JOB ID: Swny Capital Estimator
LOCATION: Sweeny, Texas
INDUSTRY: Refining/Chemical

Site Lead Cost Estimator


Site Based Full Time Position – Potential Work Schedule Options: (4-10’s or 9/80’s)



  1. Develop Phase/FEL 1 (Concept) thru Phase/FEL 3 (Definitive) Estimates and Estimate Basis’s for Site Capital/Expense Construction Projects.
  2. Maintain/Build/Improve:  past project estimate database, metrics, tools, processes.
  3. Evaluate contractor & vendor quotes.
  4. Read/Evaluate/Perform take-offs on typical plant engineering deliverables drawings, data, MTO’s etc. to develop estimate specs/quantities.
  5. Read/Evaluate typical plant project schedules to develop estimate costs.
  6. Communicate cost/schedule concerns as they arise through correct channels.
  7. Coordinate project estimate kick-offs/walk-downs/quote reviews.
  8. Complete estimate final reviews with project teams/construction groups/turn-around groups.
  9. Complete change order estimates
  10. Assist project controls with project budget (WBS) developments.
  11. Work with site/corporate/contractor/historical resources to develop/analyze time, material, and manpower requirements.
  12. Stay up to date on current & future forecasts for:  labor resource availabilities, labor market rates, material & equipment.



  1. 3 Years successful estimating experiences with similar plant projects
  2. Very strong Excel skills.
  3. Strong Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) skills.
  4. Highly organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  5. Able to complete project walk-downs in possible high heat & typical plant conditions.
  6. Ability to read and speak English fluently.
  7. Valid driver’s license with ability to travel.
  8. Familiar with a wide variety of project types, estimating practices/methods, risk/contingency development, and commercial terminologies.
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