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Cost Estimator in Pittsburgh, PA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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Job Description


Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints and other related documents

Identifies labor, materials and time requirements

Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.

Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.

Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.

Attend client pre-bid meeting and job showing, visit the job sites, and keep a record of all verbal information disseminated by the client during the pre-bid meeting and job showing.

Know and be able to explain the details behind each estimate, including the basis of the man-hours allocated for each task, personnel resources needed to execute each task, etc.

Maintain meticulous cost estimating tools including databases, spreadsheets, and other computer-based applications to keep up dated information on past performance and industry standards.

  Job Requirements  


5+ years of experience with cost estimating

Certified cost estimator (CEE) - HIGHLY PREFERRED

Successful candidates will have a strong background in aviation and/or transportation