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Cost Estimators are employed by construction companies and are responsible for determining the costs of a construction project. Typical example resumes for Cost Estimators highlight the following duties: assessing development sites, identifying variables like electrical availability, determining the amount of materials needed, updating records, and providing the final cost for construction jobs. Qualifications such as analytical thinking, attention to details, construction projects expertise, excellent numerical skills, and computer proficiency are often seen on Cost Estimator resume samples. Most eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in construction science.

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Assistant Cost Estimator

  • Generated cost estimate of residential buildings with Glodon cost estimating software, including mechanical and electrical portions
  • Prepared bid packages that with business description, price sheets and construction techniques sheets
  • On-site material, construction quality and progress supervision with Project Manager
  • Assisted the PM to create estimated monthly cost data sheets and analyze the difference between actual cost summary and the estimated data
  • Worked with owner’s representatives to confirm the quantities that completed in a certain period and get certifications
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
22

Cost Estimator

Prepared construction budget by studying plans; updated specifications; identified and projected costs for each elevation.

  • Obtained bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identified qualified subcontractors; negotiated price.
  • Maintained cost keys and price masters by updating information.
  • Resolved cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Prepared special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintained quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintained continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewed professional publications; established personal networks; participated in professional societies.
  • Contributed to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration & Law
23

Cost Estimator

Calculate thirty-five to forty quotes per week, generating $55,000 in weekly sales

  • Prepare seven to ten pricelists per month
  • Reconcile vendor's pricelists using Outlook and Excel
  • Assist clients with inquiries and product development
  • Coordinate vended purchase orders
  • Reduced fifty percent of printing costs by comparing printing vendors throughout the Los Angeles County area
  • Conducted an inventory audit and estimated $226,317.30 of shrinkage for the year 2012
  • Create Excel worksheets with macro functions to email advertisements to clients and prospects
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Business Administration
24

Cost Estimator

  • Prepared multimillion dollar cost estimates for compressor packages ranging from approximately 50 hp units up to 7,500 hp.
  • Analyzed project results for historical data.
  • Developed methodologies to improve estimating for: fabrication labor/material for assembly, welding, and controls/instrumentation.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Instrumentation And Drafting
25

Cost Estimator / Project Manager

Conducted review of Customers, RFQ, SOR, Specifications, CAD and Drawings.

  • Created Bill of Materials
  • Established Die processes and create strip and blank layouts for optimized material utilization.
  • Established assembly/welding processes, manning requirements, cycle time analysis and capital equipment requirements. Conduct capital equipment justification for new equipment.
  • Participated in quote reviews with plant and corporate management and supported sales in price negotiations.
  • Created technical reviews and presentations for new business. Participate in on-site reviews at customer's location.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Management
26

Cost Estimator

  • Estimating lead for conceptual projects in the Atlanta area for Owners/Architect/Engineers ranging from $1 million to $10 million.
  • Provided detailed quantity takeoff.
  • Solicited estimates from various subcontractors and vendors.
  • Analyzed estimates from subcontractors to determine accuracy of scope of work per plans and specifications.
  • Work closely with architects/engineers from the design stage to bid to maintain scope of work as required by Owner.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
27

Cost Estimator

Developed detailed cost estimates and material pricing by reviewing blueprints and meeting daily
deadlines successfully with the knowledge of construction principals.

  • Coordinated with clients and vendors in project budgeting and scheduling.
  • Designed interior and exterior stone slab detail installation for commercial retail stores.
  • Boosted consecutive project award by 28%.
  • Prepared and submitted purchase orders, RFI's, change orders, material submittals.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MS
Architectural Engineering
28

Cost Estimator

  • Reviewed RFQ's, prints and customer specific requirements.
  • Recognized manufacturing feasibility of engineered threaded fasteners.
  • Determined heading, secondary and outside operations.
  • Estimated cost for manufacturing, outside operations and proposal prints (AutoCAD).
  • Provided technical support.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
GED
GED
29

Cost Estimator

  • Calculated volume take-off and estimates for large and small millwork and casework
  • Created and updated project cost analysis spreadsheets.
  • Communicated with customers and business associates via telephone and email.
  • Created, updated and maintained files for projects bid.
  • Completed work under deadline and operated with limited supervision.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BBA
Business Economics
30

Cost Estimator

  • Estimated labor and material costs for assigned project
  • Analyzed specifications, blue prints, bills of material and sample layouts
  • Calculate production costs using labor and material pricing schedule and historical data
  • Gathered cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Calculated cost estimates of raw materials and subcontracted work and labor
  • Prepared and maintained historical cost data
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
Computer Science

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