ESTIMATOR Job at KW International, Houston, TX

  • KW International
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

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Job Title: Sr. Estimator Department: Operations Reports to: Director of Estimating FLSA Status: Exempt


Prepares cost estimates by analyzing proposals and requirements. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reviews Sales Orders, customer specifications, corresponding drawings, data sheets, man-hour calculations, weights and material costs.
  • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material and time requirements.
  • Obtains up-to-date, best pricing and deliveries from vendors on materials for quotes.
  • Uses ERP System (Microsoft Navision) database to locate stock parts.
  • Assists with the preparation and maintenance of documentation project deliverables.
  • Works with sales, engineering, and manufacturing teams to coordinate cost and delivery.
  • Performs calculations specific to hours-to-fabricate and related equipment.
  • Transfers data from code calculations, ASME handbook and vendor supplied quote sheets into company estimates.
  • Must have proven experience in basic pressure vessel design, basic plant layout, and vessel and process package bidding.
  • Liaises with Production, Project Management and Engineering to stay abreast of production and design process requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with all company Policies and Procedures.
  • High School Diploma or GED required, some college preferred.
  • Three to Five (3-5) years’ experience in oilfield industry estimating preferred.
  • Knowledge of all types of Oil & Gas process equipment and controls. Capable of reviewing and understanding fabrication drawings and engineering documents.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and self-direct.
  • Knowledge of project financials, life cycles, and cost controls.
  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, with advanced skills in Excel. Experience with and knowledge of MS Navision strongly desired.


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. · The physical demands for this position require use a personal computer and phone on an on-going basis throughout the day. Therefore, frequent need for the following: o Sitting; use of hands to type on a keyboard; reach with hands and arms; regularly speak, hear and use far and near-sighted vision abilities. · Ability to walk and visit shop/manufacturing area. Ability to wear proper PPE (i.e., hard hats, steel toed shoes, hearing protection, etc.) is required.


The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Working conditions for this position are remote work from home with occasional visits to the KWI office or plant located in Columbus, Texas.
  • This position will occasionally need to enter the shop and production environment, which involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises, and the need to wear proper PPE and follow basic safety precautions.
  • Occasional travel to customer sites may be required.


Competitive Salary 401(K) Retirement savings Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage) Career growth Paid vacation/(10) paid holidays (+1 floating) HYBRID - Remote work schedule with minimal office work each week at the Houston office location.

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