Project Estimator / Project Planner
Koch Specialty Plant Services - Houston, TX

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Koch Specialty Plant Services, Inc. (KSPS) is a world leader for providing tower, vessel, and mass transfer equipment services to the refining and chemical industry. We attained this leadership position by applying Market-Based Management®, our uniqe business philosophy that combines core values with a focused business approach. Integrity, compliance and customer focus are paramount to our success and KSPS' industry leading position as a specialty tower, vessel and mass transfer internals service provider has been solidified in the market place because, quite simply, ''we do what we say we can do''.

There are many ways to define value. For KSPS, meeting our commitments and exceeding customer expectations are key measures when it comes to quantifying the true value of a deliverable. Unlike anyone else, KSPS has the ability to integrate people, experience, discipline, knowledge, and our unique market-based management business philosophy to deliver the best value proposition in the industry.

Job Summary

KSPS has an opening for a Project Estimator/Project Planner to work out of our Houston, TX office. Some of the core responsibilities of this position will include:

Cost Estimating for KSPS projects

Attend bid meetings and job walks

Project Schedule development

Prepare proposals to customers


College degree in an engineering or technical field or at least 5 years experience in the industrial construction industry

Ability to communicate with customers (verbal and written)

Experience in the refining and petro-chemical industry

Ability to multi-task and work on multiple estimates at the same time

Ability to read drawings and develop a scope of work

Ability to plan and organize workload

Experience with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and scheduling programs

Good math skills

Ability to attend job walks which includes climbing stairs/ladders and confined space entry

Some travel will be required


Technical field experience is preferred

Construction field experience in the petro-chemical industry

Knowledge in mass transfer equipment

Knowledge in mass transfer equipment installation

Experience with pressure vessels and welding

Experience with scheduling/planning programs such as Primavera, Microsoft projects, etc.

Customer Interface skills

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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