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Kelly Services Estimator in Houston, Texas


Houston, TX

Kelly Services’ Client has asked us to find them a Cost Engineer to work for them in Houston, TX. This person is accountable for supporting the development of a multi-billion project portfolio utilizing the use of cost engineering best practices and processes critical for estimating of Major Projects.


  • Engineering degree with 4 years of estimating experience


  • Hourly Commensurate with Experience

  • Full Benefits Available through Kelly Services

  • 1 Year Contract


  • Prepare all facets of a capital cost estimate including contingencies, escalations, cash flows and benchmarks to support Project Development efforts.

  • Prepare multiple estimates simultaneously through the standardized internal estimating process.

  • Provide support and input for Cost Estimating Model updates due to standard changes, industry practices, recent project experience, etc. as required.

  • Liaise with other departments including supply chain, cost control, and area managers to ensure effective and accurate cost information is being used in the estimates.

Why Kelly? As a Kelly employee, you’ll have access to world-class perks, including:

  • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

  • *Group insurance options

  • Service bonus plan

  • Holiday pay plan

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Employee assistance program available at no cost

  • Corporate discounts

  • Transportation Spending Accounts

Why Kelly ® Engineering?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world’s most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, we’re here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.