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Req #: R117982


  • SA - Riyadh

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

You use your head, instead of losing it

Even a good team can have a bad day. When things go wrong, you’ve got the experience and skill to lead your team to put them right. And the professionalism to learn from what you’ve all just gone through and take the steps necessary to prevent it in the future. If you can stay cool when things heat up, you may be just the person we need.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your strong estimating experience and engineering knowledge will propel your career forward with the opportunity to lead teams. We need our Estimators at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience and independently complete complicated assignments. In this role you will complete a wide variety of difficult estimating activities (individual or as part of a team), including developing estimates in company database estimating software, utilizing estimating tools and equipment, writing estimate narratives, reviewing and updating estimate procedures, supporting estimate database updates with project historical data, leading estimate task teams, and evaluating and rating estimator performance on an assigned project/program. 



  • Ensures that all estimate team members apply company estimating practices, techniques, processes and procedures. 
  • Responsible for providing technical guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators.
  • Delivers quality controlled estimates for projects and programs as assigned. Defines and delineates project or program scope utilizing a top-down work breakdown structure (WBS), prepares material takeoffs in accordance with the WBS as defined by concept documents, and design drawings, plans and specifications. 
  • Develops detailed resource costs for work activities based on the planned schedule of execution, applies project burdens and indirect costs, applies dictated fees and taxes, defines costs associated with contract general conditions, and applies expected margins to produce a reasonably probable project and/or contract cost. 
  • Develops basis of the estimate (BOE) narrative that clearly defines estimate methodology, scope, pricing characteristics, escalation, assumptions, and exclusions such that the customer has a complete understanding of the content and the components of the delivered estimate of probable cost.
  • Reviews estimates delivered by other service providers to determine compliance with project and/or program procedures, estimate completeness, accuracy, and technical development and compliance with best practices.
  • Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine the scope of work and/or scope changes, and defines cost and schedule impacts to the base contract, and provide written evaluation and recommendation of reasonable reconciliation and remediation to project and/or program management staff.
  • Defines scope and quantification for vendors and subcontractors necessary to obtain correct and competitive pricing for materials, equipment, and services required to complete an estimate of reasonable probable cost.
  • Documents telephone, email, web and written bids and quotations complete with contractual terms and conditions, shipping cost and terms, transfer of title and terms of contract payment and completion.
  • Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data inclusive of construction location, site conditions and restrictions, contract terms and contract execution plan, procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating database information and cost data
  • Provides training and guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators in the preparation, revision, and production of cost estimates using the required project and/or program software, estimating tools and equipment. 
  • Reviews work produced by subordinate personnel for quality, clarity, accuracy, and application; verifying that all components and cost required by the contract documents are included.
  • Develops client presentations in the appropriate media, and conducts clear and specific client presentations as required by project and/or program management.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 15+ years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities.
  • Previous experience using estimating database supported software.
  • Ability to perform difficult estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Familiarity with company and project procedures and practices.
  • Familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is required. 
  • Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, engineering drawings and specifications, and be qualified to be an estimate team leader.

Our methods are tried and true, so you won’t have to “try” to do a great job

You’ll appreciate that our methods have yielded proven success over time. This knowledge will give you the green light to manage with the skill and confidence you prize in yourself. When you can trust the process, stress levels drop and productivity and job satisfaction go up, up, up. Diversity and inclusion in our workplace create an environment of fairness and respect where everyone has opportunities to grow. Join us.

We invite you to lead in our collaborative organization

We’re a dynamic organization that gets ahead by putting our heads together for stimulating collaborations. We’re looking for managers with ideas to share and the motivation to inspire others. Not a single mind or idea is unimportant here because the truth is, we cannot do without a single one of them and we don’t know where our best ideas will come from. The diversity of our staff makes brainstorming all the more productive, thanks to the perspectives they bring. It’s no wonder we’re committed to bringing diversity all the way to the top.


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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