Lead Cost Estimator (m/f) – Lisboa


Our client is a company specialized in the chemical sector and is currently looking to integrate a Lead Cost Estimator (m/f) into their team in Lisbon.


This professional will have as main responsibilities:

• Provide all cost engineering expertise and coordinate activities as a group/lead as required;

• Prepare capital cost estimates for construction of industrial petrochemical, energy storage and oil and gas and Total-Installed-Cost (TIC) facilities, including proposal, pre-feasibility, FEED and detailed cost estimates for contract EPC execution;

• Lead and promote efforts to find innovative estimating methods;

• Support Engineering and Project Management teams in developing;

• Cost Estimates through bid analysis, equipment specifications and the like documents;

• Pricing equipment and other internal cost estimating tools;

• Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends;

• Identifying labour, material and time requirements through tender study equipment specifications, and related documents;

• Commit costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements;

• Assist in preparing the cost share of engineering, procurement, and construction contracts;

• Manage and maintain cost database.


• Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and/or in a similar field;

• At least 5 years work experience in industrial projects;

• Preferred industry of experience in power, heavy industrial, gas separation, oil / natural gas or process facilities;

• Experience in construction projects strongly valued;

• Language skills: English, others (German, Portuguese, French) are beneficial;

• MS Office, in particular Excel;

• Soft skills: target oriented, team player;

• Demonstrate experience in the use of cost and estimating tools and the application of market conditions and risk management to estimates.