Cost Estimating Lead II

Job Title: Cost Estimating Lead II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-20
Reference: BH-99572-1
Contact Name: Erica Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 14:53

Job Description


 The Cost Estimating Lead will provide direct oversight and supervision for cost estimate preparation and quality assurance reviews for Company operated and Other Builder Operator estimates for cost estimates for all Gate and Funding milestones. The Estimating Lead will also coordinate the preparation of Check Estimates / Schedules to compare with Operated by Others (OBO) Operator-prepared submittals and Estimate / Schedule assessments (verification of project cost & schedule bases). This person will also provide leadership and consulting to the Estimating Supervisor on the direction and progressing improvements to Estimating Group process efficiency tools and quality assurance review improvements.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES In addition to all Level 1 tasks, a Level 2 would:

  • Control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded.
  • Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress to the preparation of customer billing processes, etc.
  • Ensure effective project implementation and utilize productive reports from the creation of WBS with the use of project management system to monitor the status of all purchases, invoicing and delivery up to the closure of the project

  • Professional position with advanced (10+ years) cost & schedule estimate development experience for oil and gas, chemical or power industry projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
  • Skills to negotiate and broker successful solutions between Internal Coordination parties above
  • Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Technically strong in project cost planning, scheduling and reporting
  • Knowledge of construction methods used in brownfield projects