Pipeline Cost Estimator
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Pipeline Cost Estimator
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID CA -1056
Category Accounting/Finance
Type Full Time
About the Organization

E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. (E2) is a professional services firm established in 1988 specializing in a full spectrum of engineering services including, project engineering and design, federal base operations and infrastructure support services, gas pipeline construction and inspection services, environmental consulting and remediation, and information technology services. At E2, we value safety, innovation and collaboration, and we are dedicated to excellence.


The Pipeline Cost Estimator position will be required to provide accurate cost estimates for utility related projects in a detail format that will encompass at a minimum a cost breakdown, based on estimate, assumption/exceptions, material/equipment, design/engineering. The scope typically includes design-engineering package deliverables, field related work efforts, permit requirements, planning, schedule milestones and estimates.

    Responsible for directing the cost estimate effort on major pipeline projects.
  • Work with Sr. Cost Estimator/Project Manager on estimates for review and approval.
  • Coordinate with the project team related to estimating and field related support.
  • Provide accurate pipeline design, construction and install estimates.
  • Prepare proposals related to estimates and total installed cost estimate, baseline, etc.
  • Review specifications and drawings, exhibits for cost estimate, develop detail takeoff of drawings.
  • Provide bottom up (crew & activity-level) estimates with a good understanding of production rates and key quantities.
  • Understand and forecast scope of work activities, schedules, task, cost control measures.
  • Provide cost task related to overhead, escalation, contingency, labor, equipment, material, and profit, team makeup, different type of construction activities/job cost.
  • Develop and provide project stage cost estimate, variables, lesson learn on project life cycle during construction activities.
  • Support meetings with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and governing agencies.
  • Report progress in achieving the required work scope to the client on a regular basis.
  • Track and report schedule and budget status.
  • Pipeline project experience, with industry knowledge of gas pipeline and gas facilities is required.
  • A minimum of 1-10 years of experience in estimating pipeline and/or facilities.
  • Cost estimating software (Heavybid Preferred) or similar platforms.
  • Good problem-solving, decision-making, communication, analytical and human relations skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently required.
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)


  • A Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering or related field and 1-10 years of related experience or a combination of education and experience

E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment and uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit/ stand for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to move freely for up to 8 hours per day.

Please no solicitation of any kind from agencies, staffing, or recruiting firms.

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 10 years
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