Sr. Pipeline Estimator

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Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Los Angeles

A nationally recognized construction cost consulting firm, has an immediate opening for a Senior Pipeline Cost Estimator to develop estimates for gas transmission pipelines and other heavy civil projects. A veteran owned consulting firm that provides expertise in the areas of estimating, scheduling, project controls, and claims analysis.  Each year the staff is called on to estimate more than forty billion dollars of construction projects, in aggregate. The company offers competitive compensation and benefit packages with unlimited opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Looking for an outstanding Senior Pipeline Estimator with demonstrated ability to produce meticulous cost estimates at Concept, Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Documents milestones.  The position is responsible for estimating large and small bore pipeline construction projects for a major gas utility company and water and waste water infrastructure projects. Candidates with a strong background estimating gas transmission pipelines are highly preferred.

• Provide accurate piping, pipe and pipeline design, construction and install estimates.
• Contact sub-contractors/material suppliers for estimates.
• Create periodic bid reports and update time and materials rate sheets.
• Mentor subsidiary company estimators providing training as needed.
• Review/implement Estimating Policy and Procedures.

Please send a cover letter, a resume highlighting your gas transmission pipeline experience, and desired salary.

A minimum of 7 years of piping project and field estimating experience with pipeline contractor or major designer is required, but, 10-15 years would be preferable. 

Experience with pipeline estimation using HCSS, MS Excel, and MS Word is required as well as user knowledge of Primavera, and other scheduling and estimating software.

Demonstrated ability to produce meticulous estimates at Concept, Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Documents. 

Candidates must have strong interpersonal, self-motivation, initiative and teamwork skills.  

BS Engineering or Construction Management desired