Estimates labor and material costs of production and engineering in response to Request for Proposal data submitted by prospective customers.
Analyzes specifications including sketches, blueprints, bills of material or sample layouts, and calculates costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data
Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors
Computes cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor
Prepares and maintains historical cost data
Creates cost models for estimating elements
Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, price auditors, vendors, and subcontractors
Expected to assist in the preparation of larger and more complex assignments
2 years of experience is required
BS or BS is preferred
Proficient using Aspen KBase 6.5 (ICARUS) is preferred
Basic knowledge of MS Access is preferred
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