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I&C Estimating Engineer - OGC Engineering


Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 117140 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 


This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX.


•    Identifies alternate solutions that relates to quality and best cost options.
•    Generates solution strategies that allow use of others to work toward the solution.
•    Interacts effectively with other groups to find best solutions to complex issues.
•    Provides resolutions, ideas and solutions to meet client requirements for estimating efforts.
•    Develops engineering deliverables needed for proposals that meet client requirements and Kiewit design practices for cost effective solutions.
•    Leads others in proposal objectives consistent with that of the engineering organization.
•    Considers multiple solutions and makes good decisions based on good data analysis.
•    Manages several different assignments simultaneously.
•    Creates innovative working methods to generate new ideas.
•    Uses resources to identify new solutions and finds best cost solutions.
•    Serves as resource to less experienced engineers and estimators.
•    Reviews application of standards for correct interpretation.
•    Correctly interprets and apply codes and standards.
•    Recognizes the importance of customer needs.
•    Performs and leads quality checks of the design and engineering to ensure accuracy.
•    Plans work independently with no supervision and consults others on technical details of their work.
•    Prepares estimates in detail for Time and Material.
•    Ensures timely completion of estimates.
•    Understands scope of work to bid.
•    Manages bid pricing from all vendors.
•    Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and subcontractors.



•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering minimum required.
•    10 year minimum relevant experience in LNG/Cryo plants
•    Experience in Refining and Petrochemical industry preferred
•    Acts independently to determine methods and processes for assignments.
•    Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•    Develops and presents work in well-constructed written and verbal presentations.  Clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding.
•    Communicates effectively across all departments of organization.
•    Works collaboratively across departments and with construction to solve problems.
•    Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work.
•    Proactive
•    Supports estimating and engineering teams in a positive and productive manner. Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives.
•    Able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines.
•    Problem-solving skills.
•    Level will be determined by experience.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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