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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America – Energy and Environment, Ltd.

Estimating Engineer

Date: 9/26/2014
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ

Purpose of Position

Estimating Engineer is responsible for developing sound and accurate bid cost estimates conforming to the customers’ specifications. Position will include development of estimating programs (in Excel) and analyzing cost data for improvements recommendations.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Prepare estimates for Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), Fabric Filters, Steam Generators (Boilers), Catalyst and After Market Services.

2. Develop or improve estimating spreadsheet programs and cost databases; including conceptual sizing, quantity development, and unit pricing.

3. Analyze cost data from quotes and purchase orders. Make recommendations for cost improvements.

4. Provide cost guidance to project teams during the execution of projects. Prepare change order estimates to insure we are maintaining or improving margin

5. Interface with all members of Organization to develop most cost efficient systems.

6. Maintain a cost conscience atmosphere within the company to insure that all bids and projection execution are done at the minimal cost while adhering to client specification and quality standards

7. Challenge Engineering Department on any designs that are not cost competitive and challenge Purchasing on any pricing that is not competitive.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Years of experience: 5 + years of Engineering or Estimating experience
  • Skills
    - Background in utility or large industrial projects
    - Common Sense
    - Strong computer skills, particularly in the areas of Excel
  • Abilities
    - Must be able to interact effectively on multiple levels within the organization
    - Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision, identify problems in scope or pricing and with the help of other experts to help solve the problem


We offer a highly competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email your resume, to: jeannine.wladich@hal.hitachi.com, HITACHI HPSA.Resumes@hal.hitachi.com

Please send resume to:
Hitachi Power Systems America, Inc.
645 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Attn: Ms. Jeannine Wladich