EPC Construction Estimator - Orlando, FL

Job Description

Position Overview

Siemens Energy Inc’s Solutions organization is looking for an Estimating Professional who will lead the preparation of competitive, innovative and customer orientated Power Plant construction estimates for Engineering Procure Construct EPC, consortium, and component offers and coordinate discipline-related sources of construction and installation information. This role is located in Orlando Florida.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and prepare conceptual construction estimates with minimal subcontractor assistance using preliminary design documents/information/quantities
  • Ensure the highest level of quality in construction estimating cost calculations, constructability and quantity analysis, risk assessments, offer descriptions and thoroughly commented customer specifications.
  • Present to Segment Management the construction proposal estimate, basis behind the estimate and specific areas to challenge contractor proposals 
  • Support the development of disciple-related construction bid packages, bid forms, technical exhibits, and other contractor bid data as required
  • Conduct site visits to analyze site conditions, constructability risks, and to determine how subcontractor pricing will be most effective.
  • Review constructability with project team and key experts and implements results into construction estimate          
  • Ensure the flow of project bid information is maintained and documented.
  • Attend proposal / technical clarifications meetings as a team or on individual basis as required.
  • Review basic software generated estimates for completion and technical accuracy ensuring quality and integrity

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Locate and Develop both domestic and international subcontractor interest in projects and manage the subcontractor RFP process. 
  • Support construction negotiations with customer, contractors, external consortium partners and Siemens Regional Units (RU) in North and South America. 
  • Present to Segment Management the construction proposal offer, lead the Construction Contractor negotiations and handover of project to the construction execution team after contract award
 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or other related technical field or equivalent field / estimating experience.
  • 10 years of experience in estimating of the power energy industry or complex industrial plant construction such as LNG and Oil/Gas.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction industry practices and procedures.
  • Strong planning and organization skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Familiar with commercial estimating software such as: iTWO, Timberline/SageCRE, QuickBid, On-Screen Takeoff, etc.
  • Experience maintaining professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Ability to interact, develop, and maintain a positive professional relationship with all levels of personnel.
  • A team player that works well with others and can effectively direct and influence others that do not report directly.
  • Experience taking total responsibility for work and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel 25% domestically and internationally

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Advanced degree or certifications in construction or project management
  • Prior knowledge and experience with Siemens products
  • General Contractor's Licenses' in various States desired
  • Senior or Chief Estimator for a construction company

Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.



Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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