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Estimating Controls Manager

Columbus, Ohio, United States Job ID JR0241029 Job Category Facilities and Site Services Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Estimating is part of TD (Technology Development) and responsible to provide all estimating support for global capital projects supporting Technology Development TD, Fab Construction Enterprise, Corporate Services, Assembly Test Manufacturing and Assembly Test TD.

We are looking for world class technical talent to join our team. If you enjoy working with the latest technology in a rewarding, fast-paced environment, this is the right place for you. Everywhere you go, you'll find an opportunity to make a difference. In any given workday, you will be given responsibility to innovate and create an impact to our business.

The Estimator is a key member of project execution team, strategic teams and global support. This position is for the Ohio Estimating Controls Manager overseeing construction estimating projects in the Ohio Region. This position will be responsible for leading the estimating charter on all assigned capital programs within this region. This is a new site and will require remote operations and site visits in the early phases. This includes, ensuring estimating policies and procedures are understood, used, and executed, alignment with stakeholders across business units, assist in updating or defining policies and procedures, support site management forums including the Design Review Meetings and Strategic Meetings, managing all 3rd party support and controls procedures, developing detailed estimating plans for each projects, defining the strategic plan and tactical plans to grow and improve the estimating, and support the bridging between all project support groups. In addition, will manage the formal risk assessments and trending processes on each project to ensure consistency across projects.

Estimator responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support all estimating services for all assigned construction projects. Including the milestone estimates for each phase of the projects

  • Will work directly with the design managers, Finance Controllers, and supply chain managers to align and frame problem statements and initiatives that will be evaluated.

  • Lead and manage the estimating scope and cost for a wide spectrum of initiatives and projects to enable manufacturing.

  • Aligns strategic cost initiatives and goals with all stakeholders including other estimators, Technology Development and Manufacturing

  • Manage 3rd Party Quantity Surveying and Estimating Firms across multiple geographies.

  • Ensure estimating policies and procedures are consistent and meets internal standards.

  • Develop and support ROI cost analysis for proposed solutions.

  • Review and validate construction cost estimates provided by the 3rd party estimating firms.

  • Track and monitor early cost estimates built by Models or ROMs used for decisions and validate with actual cost.

  • Deliver presentations to executive management and key stakeholders.

  • Perform local market research to ensure a constant pulse is maintained on the industry

  • Responsible to setup and lead the trend log process to capture all design, market, execution, and procurement evolution

  • Lead and estimate major project risk assessments to ensure all estimates have comprehended the most probably cost outcome.

  • Travel as needed to support project initiatives and field validations


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Management, Engineering, other related fields or equivalent work experience and training.

  • 10+ years of experience in construction, construction estimating, cost engineering, project management, or design engineering

  • 2+ years of experience in Semiconductor Industry, Petro-Chemical, Refineries, Pulp and Paper or other Heavy Industrial industry.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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