1+ months

Small Project Cost Estimator

Kelly Services
Midland, MI 48670
**Cost Estimator, Construction Capital Projects**

Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a **Cost Estimator** for a long-term engagement at our client, a Global Chemical Manufacturer in **Midland, MI.** This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a KellyOCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. Youll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time.

**About you**

You enjoy providing cost estimates to support capital and expense planning and projects. This role leads the quantification of the cost of defined scope of work to enable project teams and businesses to make sound cost-related decisions to manage the cost of the project within budget and in support of defined objectives. You enjoy a challenge.

**Also, you can complete each of the following tasks:**

+ Develop simple to complex capital and expense estimates in support of Small Project execution for projects <$300K

+ Work closely with Small Project Managers, Business Aligned Manufacturing representatives and contractor to develop business-specific conceptual estimates in support of business investment options as requested.

+ Support early Front End Loading team with economic evaluation of investment alternatives for various studies

+ Document the project cost estimating plan outlining the estimates to be provided, the required inputs from others as well as estimate completion milestones

+ Document all estimate exclusions and assumptions including the bases for contingency and allowances

+ Provide construction estimates for validation of contractors bids or negotiation of contract extras

+ Review contractors estimates for completeness and reasonable basis that support the projects scope and defined objectives

+ Provide scope change estimates for larger impact scope changes

+ Assist the project team in resolution of estimating issues involving cost, schedule & other changes

+ Conduct post-project audits to collect actual vs estimated data to ensure accuracy and continuous improvement of estimating assumptions and processes

**Required qualifications**

+ Thorough understanding of piping, mechanical, electrical, civil/structural construction based on field experience or, prior estimating experience.

+ Being proficient in Microsoft applications, such as Outlook, Word and Excel

**Willing and able to meet physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:**

+ Ability to attend job walks in process areas and construction sites

+ Climb stairs in multiple levels of a process area

**Your preferred qualifications include:**

+ 5+ years of experience in cost estimating on capital and expense projects.

+ A.S./A.A. degree in engineering sciences recommended but not required. Prior chemical or heavy industry experience

+ Familiar with QA/QC programs

**Your skills, knowledge, and abilities include:**

+ Industry standard best practice project cost estimating processes and their application. Experience with Aspentech ICARUS cost estimating software is a plus but not mandatory.

+ Use of industry accepted applications for estimating, along with the standard Microsoft applications Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

+ Broad understanding of engineering disciplines and activities that are necessary to design, construct and start-up chemical processes.

+ Knowledgeable and able to read / understand engineering drawings, in particular P&IDs and piping isometric drawings.

+ Knowledgeable and possess a clear understanding of engineering disciplines and concepts.

+ A passion for driving outstanding EH&S performance and developing a zero-incident culture.

+ To intervene in unsafe behaviors at all levels and across all business and functional boundaries.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-07-08 Expires: 2022-09-08

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