Senior Principal Estimator

Job title: Senior Principal Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $140000 - $170000 per annum, Benefits: Full benefits package
Reference: BH-119509
Contact Name: Paul Henry
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4444
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Job Summary:

Experienced estimating professional with construction background to lead and align project teams in pursuit of high quality capital cost estimates. Responsible for developing large mega-project EPC estimates for client investment decisions and competitive lump sum proposals. Must have experience with partner relationships, working in both multi-office and JV project environments.  Role is central to supporting the development of the Group’s Estimating growth and core competency initiatives.


  • Reports to the Manager of Estimating for adherence to procedure and for estimate content.
  • Produces estimates utilizing standard estimating methods, procedures and work processes.
  • Interfaces with the Project Manager for all project related estimating issues.
  • Responsible for the overall performance and quality of estimating work on the project.
  • Interfaces and reports to the Manager of Estimating regarding key estimating issues.
  • Interfaces with project engineer / leads for quality and schedule of engineering deliverables.
  • Interfaces with construction for quality and schedule of their deliverables.
  • Interfaces with procurement and subcontracts for quality and schedule of their deliverables.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Leads estimate planning and alignment meetings with Company and client teams.
  • Leads interim estimate review and endorsement meetings with Company and client teams.
  • Reviews all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to final presentation and/or formal quotation.
  • Presents Estimate Confidence Package at Executive Committee approval meetings.
  • Participates in EPC and services proposal preparation and client presentations.


  • BA/BS in related field preferred, or equivalent years of experience

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Generally 10+ years of experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Construction Estimating, in both domestic and Global markets.
  • Skilled in preparation of conceptual and detailed estimates.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office, AspenTech Capital Cost Estimator and database estimating programs.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

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