Pasadena TX 77506

COMPANY OVERVIEW:  Our client specializes in field services include turnarounds, shutdowns, maintenance, construction, structural steel installation, piping system installation, equipment setting, heat exchanger retubes, hydro-blasting, scaffolding, insulation, blasting, painting, tank linings, janitorial services, engineering and terminal operations.

POSITION:  Estimator

COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary + DOE

BENEFITS:   Standard package

LOCATION:   Pasadena, TX

SUMMARY:  Prepare cost estimates for projects to aid in bidding and determining the price of products and services.


  • Responsible for the estimation of all costs of projects, including raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, and transportation.
  • Researching the materials, sourcing options, labor, and permit costs for a given project.
  • Responsible for the collection, classification, and analysis of historical data.
  • May be required to read blueprints or architectural drawings to determine necessary resources for projects within budgetary constraints.
  • Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints.
  • Perform bid sheet preparation (Excel), solicit subcontractor proposals, and advertisements as needed, take-offs, and attend pre-bid walks.
  • Identify qualified subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Review quotes for completeness with plans and specifications
  • Assist with timely completion of all client-required prequal packages.
  • Review subcontractor proposals before contract issuance for complete work scopes.
  • Assist field personnel with estimating Change Orders, RFPs, and clarification of RFIs.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and buy-outs.


  • Experience in the mechanical, soft craft or civil field (5+ years preferred)
  • Estimating experience (2+ years preferred)
  • Ability to understand/interpret takeoffs and assemble pricing.
  • Ability to perform basic to advanced mathematics required for estimating.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and/or engineering design drawings.
  • Ability to learn and easily be trained on the Estimating Model.
  • Experience in excel and word.
  • Must have computer experience.
  • Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug test.
  • Some sites may require a TWIC card.
  • Climbing multiple flights of stairs without assistance.

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