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  • Job reference: 925110
  • Location: Calgary Region, Alberta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 25/04/2019


The cost estimator generates estimates for projects based on case scenario as well as alternate scenario developed during various project stages.

  • Develop estimates to support generation of budget planning
  • Generate estimates for projects ranging from 250K to 20MM
  • Developing a complete estimate including ( Engineering , equipment , materials and bulks , construction and commissioning )
  • Estimator will be responsible for benchmarking efforts for project and to benchmark projects estimates against other industry projects
  • Utilize estimates to track project cost performance and procurement savings
  • Perform fair cost estimates and participate in the negotiations of contractor's bids and change request proposals
  • Develop and maintain the corporation's estimating and historical cost database
  • Lead risk assessment analysis for capital project execution prior to funding authorization
  • Develop and maintain tracking metrics for projects to identify best practices to reduce the cost of future installations.


  • Minimum BA/BS and 10 years of experience
  • Experience in working on Brown Field projects , Debottlenecking
  • Good knowledge of AACE and International recommended practices for cost estimating
  • Must be detailed and accurate
  • Ability to multi task and prepare multiple estimates at same time
  • Good communicator with ability to prepare presentation and communicate cost estimate details to project sponsors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access , Word, Power Point .

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.