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Cost Engineer 


Location: Ballwin 


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.


Position Summary:


From innovative engineering ideas to precision project management, Bilfinger Industrial Services delivers the solutions that meet client needs and fuel growing economies.  Join a team where integrity, quality and the seamless integration of skills are the working standard.  Bilfinger offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. We are currently seeking a Cost Engineer at our St. Louis, MO Corporate Office location. This position requires a self-motivated individual who researches and evaluates potential construction projects for the company/client.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Performs quantities assessments of the project, produces an estimate within accepted corporate and business unit policies and procedures indicating estimated costs of construction of each aspect of the project.
  • Assess risks associated with construction of the project, coordinates estimate review with appropriate leadership.




  • The ideal candidate must have a degree in Construction Management/Engineering and/or have a minimum of 1 to 5 years’ experience of estimating.
  • Working knowledge of construction methods, experience with a singular discipline is acceptable.
  • Ability to interpret and understand industrial process and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management and organizational skills are required.
  • Strong working knowledge or mastery level knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Experience with Timberline (Sage Estimating) and/or RIB-US Cost is preferred, work experience with other estimating software platforms is acceptable
    Bilfinger Industrial Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive pay and benefits including 401(k).  A background check in compliance with the fair credit reporting act and a drug screening is required. Relocation assistance is not provided.
    Please visit our website for additional company information at www.is-usa.bilfinger.com.

Please reach out to Gregory Dunning at gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com in case of any questions related to this position. 

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

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