Project Estimator

Commerce City, CO, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
LOCATION: Commerce City , Colorado (US-CO)

Why you would want to apply:

Project Estimators play a significant role across business models and industries, and we recognize that we need this skillset at our Commerce City refinery. In this brand-new role, you will be the Project Estimator, responsible for providing cost estimates for capital projects in new construction, turnaround and sustaining projects. You will also work on all levels of estimates in each stage of the project following our corporate standards for project execution.

You will use your expertise to :
  • Ensure estimates adhere to our estimating standards and procedures e.g. Suncor's Asset Development and Execution Model (ADEM) standards and governance
  • Help with the development of a cohesive project team and support positive relationships with other groups such as the engineering and construction contractors, internal Suncor groups, and contract resources related to the project
  • Develop project estimates of all categories and in all project stages
  • Generate and maintain all levels of estimates including pre-scoping, scoping, stage 2 concept selection, stage 3 front end engineering design, stage 4 detailed design and construction, and stage 5 benefit analysis
  • Provide analyses on project cost variance to estimate, as required
  • Maintain the cost estimate risk register for each project throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure the project cost estimate basis is understood and in accordance with corporate financial guidance
  • Understand the importance of scope definition, execution on project cost and identify and present key cost drivers for a project

We'd like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):
  • Five years of estimating experience including project estimating
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Familiarity with Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Experience in both brownfield and greenfield projects
  • The ability to work on multiple estimates at a time
  • A self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong initiative, interpersonal and organizational skills

Preference for:
  • A Bachelor's degree or a Technical diploma
  • Functional knowledge in Aspen-tech In Plant Estimator estimating program
  • The ability to work with team members to produce estimating deliverables in a timely manner
  • The knowledge and motivation to provide personal and technical mentorship to junior staff members and extended teams
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to collaborate with diverse groups in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • A highly motivated individual who is committed to providing outstanding customer service

Where you'll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:
  • You will work out of our Commerce City Refinery Business Center, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • You will need to manage multiple projects at various stages, and prioritize work based on business unit needs
  • Field visits may be required to view scope of work being estimated

Why Suncor?

Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, Canada with a business portfolio  that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor's downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else - if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on  sustainability  mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values .

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado's only refinery - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:
  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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