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Kinder Morgan

Project Estimator-Construction Cost - Military veterans preferred

Kinder Morgan - Houston, TX

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This position will be located in the Kinder Morgan Headquarters office in Houston, TX
Perform activities necessary as estimator for a broad range of natural gas facility projects including high pressure transmission pipeline, compression, metering, storage, gathering, treating, and processing.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare and review cost estimates, corresponding sketches, and job scopes with the Project Manager.
Work with a cross-functional team with tact, courtesy and professionalism, including but not limited to departments such as Certificates, Legal, Environmental, Safety and Land.
Attention to detail, accuracy, completeness and meeting deadlines and commitments. Update cost estimating software, pricing, and develop reports. Strong computer skills including MS Office / Excel / Word.
Excellent time management and organization skills and ability to manage competing priorities.
Communicate the status of developmental activities to Project Managers and business sponsors using written and verbal communications.
Estimate projects to assure safety, reliability, environmental and human impacts are mitigated while meeting the project goals (including but not limited to Schedule, Budget, Safety and overall Quality).
Effective written, listening, and verbal communication skills and strong presentation skills.
Communicate with Management on goals and objectives.
Ensure ongoing improvement through evaluation of current processes.
Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and high level of performance.
Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
Travel is required and anticipated as 0-10 percent across a broad geographic region.

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Position Requirements
\t\t\t\t\tEducational Requirements (minimal requirements and any additional education or training that would be helpful): Undergraduate (Bachelor level) degree is preferred. Construction Management degree or experience is preferred, but not necessary. Estimating, Scheduling, Project Management Classes or Certification is helpful.
Job Requirements (specific experience, skills, knowledge, certifications, licenses, competencies, working conditions):
Must be able to understand the needs of the Project Manager and business unit(s) for which development work is being performed.
Must possess basic understanding of upstream, midstream and downstream projects. Intermediate to advanced proficiency level in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Suite general products.
Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including but not limited to the ability to present ideas, proposals and results to business segment leaders and to internal and external customers. Ability to organize and prioritize daily work, including tracking and managing various estimates.
Must be able to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple tasks, and work with minimal direct supervision.
Must possess general understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices and processes relate to the Gas Pipeline business segment, associated business units, and internal and external customers.
Must be familiar with unit rates, material and equipment pricing, labor pricing and other estimate components and techniques.
Prepare proposal documents, including pricing, qualification information, technical and commercial clarifications, schedules and other supporting information as required by the Project Manager or estimate request.
Ability to work with a team, take directions from supervisor(s), high degree of attention to details, follow work rules, and adhere to established work schedules.
Ability to identify and establish expectations in an employee/employer relationship (subordinate/manager).
Must possess and maintain a valid driver\u2019s license, and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.
Solid leadership, communication, motivation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to estimate projects that will include working with individuals with varying disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels.
Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules. Willingness to work overtime, as needed.
Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge (above the minimum requirements; not required, but advantageous in this position): Estimating experience and design of compressor stations, pipelines, and meter stations for mainline gas transmission service.\u00a0
Project Management Classes or Certification is helpful.
Understanding of basic economic analysis as it pertains to project justification.
Knowledge of drawings and schematics.
Qualified candidate must be able to pass company background check and drug test to be eligible for hire.
Job level commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience.

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2 days 23 hours ago

Kinder Morgan


Project Estimator-Construction Cost - Military veterans preferred Kinder Morgan - Houston, TX, United States


Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the fourth largest energy company (based on combined enterprise value) in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Our publicly traded companies include Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB).