Company: RSL Recruitment
Skills: Cost Engineer, Estimating
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Shanghai, China

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: China

Construction Estimating Manager - China

Location: Shanghai

Start: April 2020

Duration: 12 months (renewable on agreement)

Salary: Negotiable

Rotation: TBC

Accommodation / Meals: Provided by Client

Flights / Insurances: Provided by Client



This position is the Construction Estimation Manager of Gasification Project which is executed by Gasification Project Execution Unit. The incumbent is accountable for all aspects and for all disciplines (including Civil, Mechanical, Electric and Instrument) of developing construction scope and resultant cost, for most phases of estimating. The activities include, identifying construction-related risk, providing accurate and competitive construction cost estimation to support opportunity win, managing construction changes and re-measurement during execution phase, and developing construction productivity.



This position is accountable for the following:

Overall responsibility to lead construction estimation team, to ensure the team be competent to meet business demands
Overall accountability to deliver accurate and competitive construction estimation, and responsibility of managing construction changes and re-measurement
Preparing detailed take-off construction estimates, using the appropriate Construction Estimating method and/or Computer System.
Work closely with the Project Development Engineer, Construction Engineering, Procurement and Project Engineering in developing construction scope, costs and risks.
Support construction contractor selection, review bidder's BOQ and unit price, provide justifications/recommendations
Work closely with team to review and negotiate contractor's quantities and prices for construction changes
Work closely with team to develop re-measurement strategy for all unit rate construction contracts, and act accordingly
Review the construction estimating activities and results completed by outside engineering firms for all phases of a project, from initial bids to contract addendums.
Ensure that the construction cost estimates used for funding requests are of sufficient accuracy to support our project execution budget performance targets.
Understand and communicate construction environment issues that impact our projects and overall business.
Collect data and maintain measurements to ensure continuous improvement in the speed and accuracy of developing construction scope, costs and risks.
Monitor changes in scope during projects and support the Project Engineer's forecasting efforts.
Establish and maintain construction estimation database and upload timely all related information into Share Site;



Bachelor degree or above, majored in budget/estimation or engineering or equivalent
15+ years working experience, 7+ years in construction estimation for chemical or petrochemical projects
Very familiar with construction market price
Fluent spoken and written English,
Familiar with Microsoft Office
Ability to multi-task, managing several activities at any one time
Ability to frequent travelling
Knowledge of project execution & site management
Good communication and interpersonal skills

Knowledge and experience of industrial gas projects, especially coal gasification /purification projects;
Experience in construction management and/or construction estimation in international engineering company or high ranked local EPC;
Knowledge and experience on construction subcontract management
Knowledge and experience of offshore projects


We successfully supply Personnel to many companies, both operators and contractors, involving many different nationalities for projects throughout the world giving us a great insight into the needs and requirements of our clients and candidates.




  • -  Hydrocarbons

  • -  Power

  • -  Infrastructure & Technology

  • -  Minerals & Metals

  • -  Renewable Energy

  • -  Pharmaceutical

  • -  Maritime


Our aim is to provide total support and simplify the recruitment process. Please find listed below a selection of the services RSL can provide:


  • -  Offering employment packages
  • -  Authentication of qualifications
  • -  Reference checks
  • -  Payroll Service
  • -  Medical screening
  • -  Visa processing
  • -  Labour clearances
  • -  Residency permits
  • -  Orientation packages
  • -  Arranging insurances
  • -  Transportation arrangements
  • -  Arranging accommodation
  • -  CV assistance


Quality of service is our most important product and our clients and candidates are our most valued assets.