Cost Estimation Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region.  

  • ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics. 
  • ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.
  • The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team


The Primary role/function of the position of cost engineer is to prepare and/or review and endorse cost estimates of different levels of accuracy depending on the maturity of the project definition during the various stages of the project lifecycle. The role involves developing multi-disciplinary conceptual and definitive cost estimates for a variety of projects.

What you will do


Primary Job Functions:


  • Prepare multi-disciplinary cost estimates for a variety of medium and large projects using appropriate tools and systems.
  • Discuss, coordinate, and resolve estimating input/queries with project team and subject matter experts available in the organization to ensure quality estimate.
  • Ensure all assumptions / clarifications are properly documented.
  • Provide support for any selection and optimization study during project development.
  • Support project team in identification, evaluation and capture of capital efficiency opportunities and estimate risks.
  • Perform cost reconciliation to previous estimates as project develops.
  • Perform complete analysis and cost validations using internal and external benchmarking data, historical indices, and component benchmarking.
  • Mentor & supports the review of the estimates prepared by other cost engineers to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with scope of work.
  • Contribute to Lessons Learnt process throughout the project lifecycle.

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management from a recognized university
  • Minimum 3 years of prior experience in EPC or Project Management in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in cost estimation or proposal execution
  • Good to have: Experience in using cost estimation software such as Aspen CCE
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • Strong presentation skills in English and MS Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to project team members and company leadership/management.
  • Ability to travel internationally as per business needs.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and interface skills
  • Able to work well with others in a fast-changing environment.
  • Strong MS Excel and Presentation skills
  • Work in shifts (9 am to 6 pm or 1:30 pm to 10:30 pm)
  • Willingness to relocate to Bengaluru.


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Prior experience interfacing with contractors or teams remotely across multiple countries
  • Experience in training/mentoring new employees.

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility

Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

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