Lead Cost Estimator

The Dow Chemical Company has an opening for a Lead Cost Estimator located in Carrollton, KY. The Cost Estimator will provide comprehensive estimating services to support cost effective project execution.
Serves as Estimating subject matter expert.
Promotes discipline knowledge exchange and quality application through technical coaching.
Contributes to improvement of Cost Estimating Work Process and leveraging of learning experiences.
Supports the implementation of Most Effective Technology (MET).
Provides estimates to evaluate various conceptual alternates and support economic evaluations.
Experience in all phases of estimating from conceptual through detailed for project authorization/funding.
Estimating experience in all disciplines is a plus.
Utilizes historical data with appropriate installation factors, site specific factors and experience to produce cost estimates for project authorization and execution purposes
Collects and correlates necessary project-related cost and schedule data needed to determine equipment, material, subcontract, construction labor, expenses, and such indirect as engineering, taxes, etc.
Ensures accuracy of estimates by working closely with Project Team members to understand scope and details of project
Evaluates project deviations in order to provide data to project steering team for proper decision making
Keeps abreast of global economic trends and execution methods that affect project capital costs.
Provides supporting data for Global Project Methodology (GPM) measurements, external benchmarking and project closure.
Utilizes project estimated scope of work and aligns costs with schedule.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor?s degree
A minimum of 5 years estimating experience
Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas or Energy industry experience
Prior experience with capital projects, design, and/or construction
Strong facilitation skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment/team
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Preferred Qualifications:
8-10 years estimating experience is preferred
Previous experience with Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) estimating tool is strongly preferred
About DowDuPont
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com .
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Dow Offers:
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
Lead Cost Estimator
Kentucky-Carrollton (KY)
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