Senior Control System & Instrumentation Estimator

Requisition ID: 274529 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: New Delhi 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. 


Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Bechtel India office is seeking a Senior Estimator (Instrumentation) at Gurgaon NCR office. This position will prepare,review and presents Instrumentation discipline estimates for specific project/proposal activities.


Position Summary:

  • The following duties are performed with respect to the process of establishing and maintaining technical capabilities for personnel, cost databases and tools:
  • Researches, develops, and maintains costs, quantities, ratios, and metrics of the historical cost databases pertaining to specific section. Understands the data and various sources of data.
  • Inputs cost data into the historical cost databases. Files completed estimates with all relevant back-up documentation yielding an easy-to-follow trail.
  • Generates and retrieves reports in the appropriate software application, understands and summarizes the data in the required presentation for management reviews.
  • Researches and collects data on commercial terms and conditions from identified sources.
  • Prepares cost studies utilizing historical data, statistical analysis and cost and quantity comparisons.
  • Analyzes cost/price data from suppliers/subcontractors and direct work with the ability to generate comparative data (historical costs and other metrics) as part of the cost/price analysis.
  • Participates in and contributes to Value Engineering studies.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepares and reviews capital cost estimates in specialized control system & instrumentation discipline areas using current techniques and market pricing.
  • Reviews methodology for quantity takeoffs for multidiscipline sections and customizes forms etc.
  • Produces capital cost costs estimate from multiple disciplines. Provides detail pricing for labor rates.
  • Develops unit installation rates for discipline specific items.
  • Prepares basis and assumption documentation inclusions,and exclusions.
  • Quantifies and spreads escalation based on project schedule and estimated costs.
  • Supports risk analysis assessment by identifying areas of risk.
  • Supports contingency efforts as directed.
  • Assists in developing job hour and pricing data for a specific discipline, including estimating parameters, factors, indices,etc.
  • Performs data analysis, identifies problems, and makes recommendations.
  • Prepares reports and estimate summaries for estimate reviews, as directed by supervisor. Participates in estimate reviews and presentations.
  • Works with other disciplines and functions to collect all necessary data on scope and quantities to prepare an accurate estimate in specialty discipline areas.
  • Participates in establishing pricing structures to be applied to quantities for estimates. Ensures that estimate is in line with market trends and pricing.
  • Manages variations and changes to base estimate and ensures that implications of changes are evaluated.


Job Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated intermediate understanding of Estimating core processes requiring minimal direction and supervision.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in EPC estimating practices, processes, and procedures, in addition to the estimate types, classifications, and components. Experience with Lump Sum Design Build estimates.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, perform, and present cost estimating products with a minimum of supervision.
  • Knowledge of market pricing and pricing sources in the area of specialization.
  • Skilled in the preparation of control system & instrumentation discipline estimates.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in construction estimating practices and methods.
  • Practical experience in performing statistical analysis, and cost and price analysis. Skill in understanding technical discipline processes.
  • Familiar with commercial terms and conditions
  • Understanding of cost index and escalation projections sources.
  • Knowledge of global market pricing for commodities and construction practices.
  • Excellent applied analytical and quantitative skills. Effective in utilizing metrics to provide reasonableness checks.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of industry experience with 7+ years in control system & instrumentation cost estimates.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications currently being used by Bechtel (Word, Excel, Access. PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in estimating applications used for discipline estimates.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication with demonstrated ability to present cost information to peers, management, and customers.
  • Knowledge and experience with EPC estimating methods, processes, and procedures including estimate classifications levels. Experience in parametric estimating techniques.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.