Lead Estimator / Katy, TX


The Lead Estimator is responsible for developing cost estimates on fabricated equipment. Equipment will vary from pressure vessels, pipe spools, structural skids and skidded packages.

Requirements / Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 10 years of fabrication experience in gas processing for midstream oil & gas required
  • Vessel fabrication or quoting experience preferred
  • Pipe spool fabrication or quoting experience required
  • Structural steel fabrication and quoting experience required
  • General knowledge of electrical conduit and wiring is preferred
  • General knowledge of instrumentation and control valves is required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Reviews fabrication drawings and understand scope of work to bid.
  • Perform take offs on drawings to provide bill of materials for quoting.
  • Reviews pricing supplied by vendors and confirms correct material quoted
  • Generates scope of works for subcontractors to bid on outsourced work
  • Reviews bids from subcontractors to confirm accuracy of scope quoted.
  • Review Client specifications and standards in proposal documents to confirm proposal meets requirements
  • Compile all pricing and man hour estimates into quoting document to generate estimate
  • Generate proposal document to present to clients
  • Organize all information to provide well documented support for estimate
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by supervisor to support shop needs


Katy, TX


Engineering Services

Job Type

Full Time

Years of Experience


Education Level

Bachelor's Degree