Bechtel Corporation Estimator (International Contract) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 207236

  • Organization: Infra

  • Location: [[location]]


  • Assigned to Project Controls group and responsible to develop cost estimates for project and verify A/E’s estimated cost during 30%, 90% and 100% design review cycle of construction packages. Specific tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs quantity take-offs using approved construction drawings or other defined documents. Collects, reconciles, and verifies data for summary comparisons.

  • Prepares estimates using A/E’s information with project team, including vendors, applying unit rates of installation to quantity takeoffs.

  • Responsible for development and maintenance of labor cost indices and productivity indices for the region.

  • Establish and maintain the cost indices for building materials. Develop labor unit rates.

  • Responsible for verifying the DCN based Change Order pricing. Participate in the contingency development of various work items for construction packages.

  • Review design scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness.

  • Review change order estimates for reasonableness.

  • Perform cost engineering functions including estimating, cost control, budget preparations, forecasting, and cost reporting.

  • Coordinate cost estimating activity and input from various disciplines and departments.

  • Perform data analysis, identify problems, trends, and make recommendations.

  • Perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verify results.

  • Preparation and application of cost monitoring and control standards, techniques, and programs.

  • Prepare Cost Reports; including cost charts and graphs.

  • Ensure cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards.

  • Prepare and review distributable and/or contractors' indirect cost estimates.

  • Estimate the project cost based on bill of materials, labor cost, and project specification to express the most representative cost estimate.

Participate in establishing pricing structures to be applied to quantities for estimates.

QUALIFICATION: Relevant University Degree required


Essential - Technical:

  • College/University Degree in Engineering or Construction Management with minimum 7 years experience in Construction Industry.

  • At least 4 years work experience as Estimator on Heavy Civil / Infrastructure projects.

  • Thorough knowledge of EPC estimating practices, methods, processes and procedures. In addition detail understanding of various estimate components, types and classifications.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and estimating software.Essential - Behavioral:

  • Candidate should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work closely with peers, external customers, and client counterparts.

  • Ability to work with and oversee work of contractor/consultants estimators.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. Preferred - Technical:

  • Collect and update market price data of materials, equipment, and manpower to be used in the cost estimate.

  • Compile and check and benchmarks cost estimation data.

  • Prepare and analyze comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between projects.

  • Maintain current cost control database.

  • Develop unit cost and pricing data for various disciplines.

  • Prepare cost studies utilizing historical data, statistical analysis, and cost and quantity comparisons. Prepares cost trend estimates in support of project cost trend program.

  • Obtain contractor/vendor information to update the cost data files.

  • Previous experience with Bechtel and Middle East is desirable.

Preferred - Behavioral:

  • Must be able to work with Team and maintain good relationships with contractors, construction team, and client.

  • Experience in overseeing work of others or leading team is highly preferred.

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right- no matter how big, how complex or how remote. The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do. Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.

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Bechtel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).