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Turnaround Project Estimator

Headquartered in the Houston metropolitan area, Universal Plant Services has 14 full-service facilities spanning the U.S. Gulf Coast, West, and Midwest, making it one of the largest specialty service companies in North America. With our demonstrated commitment and capability to address client needs and requirements wherever their operations occur, UPS offers a world of equipment service capabilities.

For over 30 years, Universal Plant Services (UPS) has been a comprehensive service provider for the energy industry, providing project management, installation, maintenance and repair services for rotating and fixed equipment for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects.

JOB SUMMARY:

UPS Industrial is now accepting resumes for a Turnaround Project Estimator.  The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of union craft disciplines, collective bargaining agreements, PLA’s, etc.  This position will develop comprehensive and detailed industrial project cost estimates, including written proposal letters and cost breakdowns, in support of industrial turnaround projects based on latest available cost information and data from internal and external sources. This position will be based in Deer Park, TX.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability and willingness to travel out-of-town to perform a job walk (usually involves overnight stay).
  • Work with internal project stakeholders (Project Management, Procurement, etc.) to gather all relevant information to prepare accurate project estimates.
  • Develop tools to enhance estimation competencies.
  • List line-item estimates as needed with the goal of achieving the most optimized estimates in a timely fashion.
  • Create and maintain unit-cost database and published cost indices to prepare estimates.
  • Prepare comparison of current and previous estimates and actualized project costs.
  • Develop and maintain intelligence regarding trends in cost of services, materials, and commodities in the various regions in which the company operates.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have working knowledge of union craft disciplines, collective bargaining agreements, PLA’s, etc.
  • Advanced math abilities (test is required).
  • Ability to prepare estimates and budgets with a high degree of accuracy.
  • 10+ years Industrial/Petrochem experience with piping, exchangers, vessels, and mechanical required.
  • Ability to read construction drawings.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel and MS Word skills.
  • Above average grammar skills to generate proposal letters.
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.

 

Tagged as: collective bargaining agreements, cost breakdown, drawings, Estimating, Estimator, job cost, Petrochemical, pla, proposal letter, union


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