LyondellBasell Industries Project Cost Estimator - Global Projects and Engineering in Houston, Texas

Global Projects and Engineering is a shared-service organization serving all manufacturing locations and businesses with an estimated annual spending of over $400 MM. We are responsible for developing and executing major capital projects on a global basis. GPE has a wide range of demonstrated capabilities and can execute projects that range from $250,000 to over $750,000,000. GPE can also manage large-expense projects at the request of our customers.

As a member if our dynamic team, you will provide estimates for capital to support business studies and further development of capital projects in support of the execution of the company's Long Range Capital Plan for projects along the Gulf Coast. The position also reviews and validates detail or control estimates prior to full funding authorization of capital projects. US offices are located at our new Houston Engineering Center only 14 short miles from downtown Houston, TX. This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package and pension. Relocation not provided.

  • Responsibilitie*s:

  • Works with project managers and teams in developing conceptual estimates.

  • Support maintenance of the estimating tool, methodology and historical data in support of the conceptual estimating process. Reviews contractor's estimates for completeness and reasonable basis that supports the project's physical scope.

  • Assists project team in resolution of estimating issues involving cost, schedule, & changes. Assist with the implementation, collection, data storage, and publishing of project metrics.

  • Conduct post project audits to collect actual data versus estimated data for the purpose of making adjustments to estimating assumptions and processes.

  • Requirements:*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of 6+ years of estimating experience in the chemical or petrochemical industry.

  • Professional certification by AACE in estimating preferred.

  • Knowledge of the different estimating tools and methods utilized by industry. Experience developing Class 5, 4, 3 and 2 estimates for capital projects. Strong computer skills - SAP, Microsoft Office Products, KBase, Icaru.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple project and/or changing priorities. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external client.

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

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LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.