Estimating Engineer

Job Description

Req Number: 17766BR

Position Description:
Seeking an Estimating Engineer to join the Estimating Services Division of the Project Management Office Department.

The Estimating Services Division is responsible for providing cost estimating services to Saudi Aramco capital and noncapital projects during the project life cycle from inception to funding and post funding.

The primary role/function of the position of the Estimating Engineer is to prepare and/or review and endorse cost estimates of different levels of accuracy depending on the maturity of project definition during the various stages of the project life.

These functions are related to the estimated cost of project activities in support of the Company's capital projects and programs. The role involves developing multidisciplinary conceptual and definitive cost estimates for oil and gas projects, which include Upstream facilities, such as gas plants, GOSPs, etc., and Downstream facilities such as petrochemical plants, refineries, cross-country pipelines, etc.

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum requirements

The required candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or from a recognized and approved university program.

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in estimating and constructing major oil and gas facilities. Candidates must have been working as an estimating engineer using AspenTech Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) for the last 3 years while preparing cost estimates for oil and gas projects.


An engineering degree with 10 years of experience in estimating including at least 5 years in preparing cost estimates for oil and gas projects. Candidates must be familiar with construction practices, materials, and equipment.

Must have the ability to communicate fluently in both spoken and written English.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Candidates will be required to carry and perform the following duties and functions:

Provides overall estimating technical expertise in support of oil and gas capital projects.

Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) in resolving cost estimating issues while supporting capital projects and programs.

Analyzes and evaluates commercial and technical proposals submitted by project management teams or contractors.

Discusses, coordinates, and resolves estimating problems with personnel throughout the Company and with contractor organizations.

Prepares multidisciplinary conceptual and definitive cost estimates for Saudi Aramco capital projects.

Mentors and supports the review of cost estimates prepared by level II and IV estimators to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with the scope of work.

Assists Estimator, project management, and contracting personnel with bid analyses and contract negotiations.

Participates in the analysis of major capital projects to plan the most cost effective executions in light of experience and current industry practices.

Perform complete analyses and cost validations using internal and external benchmarking data, historical indices, and component benchmarking.

Be able to utilize computer-estimating applications and another solutions in support of developing cost estimates to different levels of accuracy.

About us:
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and processing capacities. Among the recently completed projects was the largest crude oil increment in the history of the industry: Khurais, with a production capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day. More challenges lie ahead, with a slate of new or expanded oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects in the works. E&PM also manages the Company’s Research & Development Center where scientists investigate topics such as the desulfurization of crude oil, advanced fuel formulations for next generation combustion engines, and reservoir nano-scale robots (Resbots™) for injection into reservoirs to record their properties.