Lead Estimator

Paragon GE
Khobar (SA)
To be discussed
06 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Paragon GE is looking for a Lead Estimator, for a staff position with an international Oil and Gas Engineering company in Saudi Arabia.

Position Title: Lead Estimator

Residential or Rotational: Residential in Al Khobar or Bahrain

Staff or Temp: Staff

Expected package: Competitive salary package with family status

Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia             


  • Preparing Estimates for various types of projects (Oil &Gas , Infrastructure, Pipelines, Petrochemical )
  • Able to prepare and work on different phases (Piping, HVAC, Electrical , Instrumentation, Communications, Civil and Structural)
  • Must have Mechanical or Electrical Degree only
  • Preparation of Cost estimate Reports
  • Preparing different classes of estimates (Class 1-4)
  • Familiar to provide Bottom/Up Build type detailed estimates
  • Ensure provided estimates are properly formatted, understandable, and in sufficient detail to allow client /owners monitoring, benchmark actual performance Vs detail estimate package.
  • Validate and ensure ER estimate are appropriately developed and meet Company /Client Estimate quality requirements procedures at each step in the project
  • Preparation of the Estimate Execution Plan, estimate basis ,estimate allowances and factors.
  • Analyze and evaluate quotations received and develop commercial bid evaluation .
  • Able to review of drawings and documents received from clients and preparing Bill of Materials and quantities
  • Preparing the detailed cost estimate that should include but not limited to:
  • Detailed Materials take off with prices
  • Direct man-hours for each estimate activities
  • In-Direct man-hours calculation based on volume and type of the project task
  • Construction equipment calculation and analysis
  • In-Direct cost estimate includes temporary facilities, materials storage, transportation and site facilities etc.
  • Providing technical support in the review of design packages, drawings and assist Project Management team in analyzing cost data.
  • Maintain vendors data base, benchmarking, float enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers


  • Implementation of Saudi Aramco Engineering Procedure estimating guidelines SAEP-25, Code of Accounts, standards, Software and specifications will be considered as advantage · Familiar in using ASPEN Capital Cost Estimator software and any other estimating software will be considered as advantage.
  • Have worked and lead Multi Million dollars projects estimates
  • Have excellent communication and technical writing skills


  • Providing technical guidance to co-workers;
  • Proposing staffing solutions and training and development opportunities;
  • Organizing and supervising work of a group of professionals.
  • Being accountable for unit deliverables;


  • Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering and registered as a professional engineer with significant experience of 15 years+.
  • Has experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries; and has managed mega projects.
  • Has demonstrated experience oil & Gas, Petrochemicals Engineering & Design filed.
  • Solid understanding of industry and regulatory Estimation standards.

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