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Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator

Posted by Hound
Posting ads for 9 years
Location: VA, Alexandria

Job Responsibilities and Requirements : Assistance to the Government in contractor selection by sitting on selection boards and performing cost realism analyses. Research current material, labor, equipment, inflation, and other cost factors. Assistance in contract modification discussions with contractors when requested by the Government. Preparation of Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs) to establish funding for the Government projects. Prepare conceptual and rough order magnitude (ROM) estimates. Assistance to CTR Project Manager and TRSC technical staff in development of project statements of work (SOW), work breakdown structure (WBS) and pricing support efforts, as well as in determining costs associated with program scope changes. Assistance in defining program requirements and planning, project planning, budgeting, involvement in the acquisition process, and tracking project/contract status. Modeling and simulation, database development and manipulation, and economic analysis. Periodic travel to the FSU with the government program managers and staff on fact-finding missions to project sites and as a United States delegation team member for program development/review meetings with FSU officials. Bachelors Degree required in Business or Project Management, Cost Estimating, Engineering, or other relevant degree. Required Skills: Not less than five (5) years experience in Cost Estimating. Experience in review of cost/performance reporting such as Earned Value Management System (EVMS) is a major plus. Familiarity with DOD R&D acquisition is a plus. Previous project management or DOD staff experience also a major plus. Candidates must have strong analytical, verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter who is able to acquire and apply knowledge and concepts quickly, who is detail-oriented, and who works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Strong customer focus needed.

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