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Cost Estimator

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Job Id:

19519

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Chantilly, VA  20120

Security Clearance:

Confidential / Public Trust

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Companies is currently looking for a Cost Estimator to work in Chantilly, VA.

Responsibilities for the Cost Estimator:

  • Collect historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products. 
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. 
  • Analyze documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates. 
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops. 
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations. 
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components. 
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction. 
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project. 

Qualifications for the Cost Estimator:

  • Do to Security Clearance Requirements must be a US Citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Public Trust suitability
  • 3 + years of experience as a cost estimator
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Information Technology or another related field. 

Compensation for the Cost Estimator:

  • Salary Range: $40,000 - $55,000 based on experience
  • Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid time off, Vacation, Holiday, 401k

Please send resumes to Garrett Bernier at gbernier@pipercompanies.com or call # 703.552.8192

Keywords:

accounting, economics, business, information technology, software development life-cycle, government contracts, cost management, estimator, government, schedules, planning sheets, budget, management, projects, 401k, holidays, PTO, benefits

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Job Id:

19519

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Chantilly, VA  20120

Security Clearance:

Confidential / Public Trust

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions