• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Pay based on experience. Contact us for details.
Job ID: 140503


Are you a Direct Hire Estimator / Cost Controller / Scheduler who has pulp and paper industry experience? Are you a Direct Hire Estimator / Cost Controller / Scheduler looking to join a growing company in the Fox Valley Area?

Our client is a global company that has been around since 1966 and specializes in building and machine design for their industry.


As an Estimator / Cost Controller / Scheduler, you will be responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely cost estimates for assigned projects.

  • Project cost estimating for industrial projects in industries such as pulp and paper/forestry, renewable energy, biofuels, specialty chemicals, and minerals refining
  • Prepare and provide detailed cost estimates
  • Evaluate vendor quotations
  • Compile estimate prices (this includes a general knowledge of tender package details: hard deliverables, spare parts, field assistance for commissioning and start up)
  • Break down vendor quotations into organized process work
  • Participate in detailed estimate review
  • Continually update in house database for equipment pricing, material pricing, unit prices and labor rates
  • Preparation of overall detailed cost estimate
  • Analyze documents, specifications, proposals and addendums in preparation for pricing
  • Review project site plans and P&ID’s prior to price preparation
  • Perform quantity take-off from construction drawings where applicable
  • Obtain and maintains material pricing
  • Maintain files and correspondence on active and completed projects
  • Drive estimating process, procedure compliance and consistency
  • Perform post bid and post project analysis
  • Maintain estimating data systems to ensure they are kept up to date
  • Assist in the training of new estimating staff as appropriate
  • Assist in maintenance of estimating department policies procedures, processes and standards


  • 5-10 years of experience working on capital projects in pulp and paper, energy, chemicals, mining and construction industries
  • May consider experience from a manufacturing company
  • Knowledge of scheduling systems, principles and practiced
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret engineering documents
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related filed is preferred
  • Timberline, Primavera and Microsoft Project knowledge preferred
  • May consider other estimating or scheduling software experience
  • MSWD and Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • Client focused
  • Deadline driven
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent organization skills


  • Opportunity to grow with the company
  • Business casual environment
  • Excellent atmosphere working with business professionals
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation


Hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm

Length: Direct Hire

Pay for the Estimator / Cost Controller / Scheduler position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 140503

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.