EPC Cost Estimator II

Power Generation
Jackson, Michigan
Job ID:
Apurba Saikia

Our Client is looking for an EPC Cost Estimator to support their facility in Jackson, Michigan.If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: EPC Cost Estimator

Location: Jackson, Michigan

Duration: Until Jan. 2020 (possible extension)

Job Description:


  • Prepare complete estimates for assigned project(s) of medium size and complexity and many types of contracts, either directly or through subordinate personnel. 
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within area of responsibility.

Typical duties include:

  • Develop pricing utilizing industry standard guidelines and estimating guides.
  • Prepare quantity takeoff and daily utilization of software tools.
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate. 
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned. 
  • Utilization of the Cost Estimating software with mentoring from Sr. Estimator(s).
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates figures and provide assistance to Sr. Estimator to incorporate into cost database. 
  • Interface with owner, A/E, and other contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.
  • Estimates should be broken into WBS structure by material, Labor and Equipment.
  • Utilize estimating standards for mark-up, contingency and other percentages of construction.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Less than acceptable with relevant experience in estimating.
  • Knowledge of assigned discipline, estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems is essential.   
  • Disciplines of Estimating required:  Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, I&C, Pipeline, Storage, M&R
  • Minimum, 1-2 years of construction cost estimating working experience. 
  • Familiar with WinEst is preferable but not necessary.


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