Project Estimator – Natural Gas Plant Construction

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Full Time


Midland, Tx


Midland, Tx

Description :

Job Title: Estimator

Location: Midland, Tx (Relocation Assistance Available)

  • Must reside in commutable distance of Midland, Tx. (This is an Onsite role, Remote & Hybrid work is not available.)
  • Some Travel Required (Must be willing to travel and visit project sites)

Prior experience in Industrial Manufacturing Operations (Piping and Instrumentation, Vessel, Tanks, Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Valves, Mechanical Equipment, etc. background is Required)

Machining (CNC & Manual), Fabrication (Welding, Metal Cutting, Metal Forming) experience is preferred.

A company with over 30 years in Natural Gas Processing & Treating Plant Sales, Manufacturing, Construction and Operation is hiring a Highly Experienced Project Estimator.

The Estimator will report to the CFO and is responsible for estimating project costs, prepare material estimates and cost estimates for the company’s products and/or services.

Gas Treating and Processing Plants (LNG & RNG)


  • Amine Units
  • Condensate & Crude Oil Stabilizers
  • TEG Dehydration Units


  • Landfill Applications
  • Digester Applications
  • H2S Treating
  • Field Consulting
  • Nitrogen Rejection

Essential Job Functions

  • Analyze documents, blueprints and project plans to gain a thorough understanding of the project
  • Determine what factors of production will influence the cost of a product
  • Prepare material estimates and cost estimates for the product or service
  • Create labor estimates for any project
  • Develop and maintain relationships with company vendors and contractors
  • Mange bids from vendors and contractors o Use bid data to prepare detailed a cost analysis
  • Present prepared estimates to management and other stakeholders
  • Compile and record actual costs
  • Organize and maintain the job lead process
  • Ensure completion of job-to bid forms and request for plan acquisitions
  • Attend job-site walk-throughs and pre-bid meetings
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and e itemized lists


  • Select vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness
  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning. organizing. and scheduling work, preparing bids
  • Manage all bid communication including change orders and revisions
  • Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Preparation of landscape, irrigation, and construction budgets and bids
  • Developing contract worksheets and budgets with cost and profit margins for projects
  • Review contracts and bids to determine and sell value engineering
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings to inform the superintendents about project status and transfer vital information
  • Work with Purchasing Department to ensure site furnishing and specialty items are ordered and delivered in a timely manner
  • Review and quantify project change orders and revisions
  • Update and maintain bid. change order, and project management logs
  • Review subcontracts and change orders produced by Contract Administration and ensure they are executed in a timely fashion
  • Meet with clients to review and explain project cost, extras and change orders.
  • Act as liaison between project superintendents, sub-contractors. and general contractors
  • Consult with clients, vendors. personnel in other departments or construction supervision to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Confer with engineers, designers, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to construct or sub-contract components
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers. contractors, and subcontractors
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, and contract negotiations
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (Competencies)

  • Analyzes complex data and then delivers clear, articulate and concise messages in a compelling manner
  • Exhibits professionalism by establishing effective relationships with other employees
  • Conducts business activities in an honest, forthcoming manner and follow through on commitments
  • Manages individual time by building due dates into assignments and then prioritizes work to accomplish more in less time
  • Continually seeks new functional knowledge and looks to build technical expertise
  • Excels in a team setting by clearly communicating project information and by listening effectively and inviting responses
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in various aspects of accounting, estimating, planning/scheduling, and reporting
  • Good organization and prioritization skills to execute work accurately, handle multiple priorities
  • Self-starter capable of working independently
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Repetitious hand and finger dexterity to communicate via email and cellphone
  • Position is largely sedentary, must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Extensive visual and auditory observation during work
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, submit to background check and pre-employment drug screening
  • Experienced setting up and monitoring complex project schedules

We offer quality benefit programs that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Others

Job Type: Full-time

How to apply :

Send "Pre-Screening" Question Responses & Resume to: [email protected]

  • Application question: How many years of Project planning experience do you have?
  • Application question: How many years of Project scheduling experience do you have?
  • Application question: How many years of Project costing experience do you have?
  • Application question: How many years of Bidding / Estimating Projects experience do you have?
  • Application question: How many years of Oil & Gas Manufacturing & Construction experience do you have?
  • Application question: How many years of Natural Gas Treating and Processing Plants experience do you have?
  • Application question: Do you currently live within a commutable distance of Midland, Tx., (if not, are you willing to relocate to the area)?
  • Application question: What is your Work Authorization (US citizen, green card, etc)?

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