Position Type: Direct Placement
Title: Director of Estimating
Pay Range: Open – Negotiable
Directs marine estimators and prepares estimates for labor, materials, and other costs.
Performs under the general direction of the SVP.
Responsible for policy, procedure and personnel related to estimating.
Extensive knowledge of FAR and DFAR estimating regulations.
Experience developing processes and procedures related to producing cost estimates.
New business and change order estimating experience required.
Competently reviews highly complex specifications and drawings to formulate itemized work descriptions.
Assigns production man-hours and material costs to each work item within a project.
Summarizes applicable engineering and indirect costs for each work item to determine total project cost.
Works in support of business development and sales by providing high quality estimates for sales pricing.
Facilitates and maintains customer relationships.
Supervises cost estimators in large or complex projects and is responsible for review and final summary of project costs as presented to senior management.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge in FAR and DFAR estimating regulations.
Considerable knowledge of business practices and procedures for developing, preparing and forecasting cost estimates.
Comprehensive ability to work from blueprints and specifications.
Ability to communicate cost savings methods of utilizing labor and materials for proposed projects.
Ability to analyze and interpret contracts, specifications, and regulatory requirements.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:
Minimum of 10 years of experience in cost estimating preferred.
College degree or equivalent job experience preferred.