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Pressure Vessel Estimator

Houston, TX

Posted: 04/10/2024 Industry: Other Job Number: 192353 Pay Rate: $80,000-$110,000 annually

Job Description

The client is looking for an Estimator to fill their open position in Houston, TX. The new team member is required to have a minimum of five years’ experience in estimating or project management for a shop fabrication company

• Reviews data and blueprints to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists of cost estimates.
• Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, change order pricing, vendors or subcontractor’s agreement, and determining cost effectiveness.
o Consults with customers, subcontractors, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
o Facilitate change orders with project management
o Assists in preparing subcontractor bid packages.
o Assist project managers on bid follow-ups when required.
o Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, etc.
o Review offers and quotes from subcontractors and vendors.
o Submit estimate reports and bids to project managers, clients, etc.
o Establish and maintain working relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, etc.
• Works on bids as small as $50,000 and as large as $50,000,000
• Most commonly builds estimate packages for vessels, structural and pipe
• Assist project managers with communications to entire team during kick-off meetings

Job Requirements

• Minimum of five years’ experience in estimating or project management for a shop fabrication company
• Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications and other materials typically issued during a bid, specifically for structural, vessels and piping
• Strong knowledge of structural, vessels, piping, valves and instrumentation, pipeline construction means and methods
• Capable of writing an accurate and formal proposal containing technical information
• Ability to coordinate the bid solicitation process
• Proficient in Excel
• Strong knowledge of Word and Outlook required
• Knowledge of Compress (ASME Code) software
• Basic understanding of the following standards:
o ASME Section VIII Div. 1
o ASME B31.1, B31.2, B31.3, B31.4 and B31.8
o AISC Structural Code and AWS
• Strong knowledge of downstream and midstream process equipment
• Basic knowledge of upstream equipment
• Good time management as this position will work on multiple estimating assignments at a time
• Strong organizational skills
• Must be team oriented with excellent

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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