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Kelly Services Cost Estimator in Houston, Texas

Lead Estimators at our Houston, TX location.

? Responsibilities:

  • Provides estimates to evaluate various conceptual alternates and support economic evaluations.

  • Utilizes historical data with appropriate installation factors, site specific factors and experience to produce cost estimates for project authorization and execution purposes.

  • Collects and correlates necessary project-related cost and schedule data needed to determine equipment, material, subcontract, construction labor, expenses, and indirects such as engineering, taxes, etc.

  • Ensures accuracy of estimates by working closely with Project Team members to understand scope and details of project.

  • Evaluates project deviations in order to provide data to project steering team for proper decision making.

  • Keeps abreast of global economic trends and execution methods that affect project capital costs.

  • Provides supporting data for GPM measurements, external benchmarking and project closure.

  • Utilizes project estimated scope of work and aligns costs with schedule.

  • Serves as Estimating subject matter expert.

  • Contributes to improvement of Cost Estimating Work Process and leveraging of learning experiences.

  • Supports the implementation of Most Effective Technology (MET).

  • Provides supporting data for GPM measurements, external benchmarking and project closure.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years estimating experience is required.

  • A minimum of 4 years experience with Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) estimating tool is required

  • A minimum basic knowledge on inputting all discipline quantities in ACCE.

  • Experience in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas or Energy industry is required.

  • Prior experience with large capital projects, design, and/or construction is required.

  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment/team is required.

  • Previous experience as a lead estimator is required.

  • Experience in all phases of estimating from FEL through detailed for project authorization/funding is required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 8 years estimating experience is preferred.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • Estimating experience in all disciplines including material takeoff is preferred.

  • Strong knowledge in I&E is preferred.

  • Experience in conceptual estimating is preferred.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.