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Cost Estimator (Senior, Mid and Junior Levels)

Location: Virginia
Position City: Arlington
Position State:
Position Zip Code: 22202
Country: United States


Our client is a is a premier global provider of responsive management consulting, logistics solutions, and professional services, delivering quantifiable cost savings and improvement in mission readiness to our customers.

They are currently seeking a Cost Estimator (Senior, Mid and Junior Levels) in Arlington, VA.


A ship cost estimator provides cost related analysis and assessments of ships, submarines, and related ship systems. A ship cost estimator also provides technical expertise, performs parametric tradeoff studies, and assesses cost estimates. A ship cost estimator is proficient with using modern computational tools and spreadsheets to conduct cost assessments. Typical tools include the USN’s Visibility and Management of Operating Costs (VAMOSC) databases and Operating and Support Cost Analysis Model (OSCAM) suite of cost models for a variety of Operations and Support (O&M) costing tasks. A ship cost estimator develops program life cycle cost estimates, and performs concepts and technology tradeoff studies for surface ship and submarine programs.


• Bachelor's degree in Business, engineering, or related field
• Professional experience in financial analysis and cost estimating - 10 - 15 years for Sr. Cost Estimator; 5 Years for Mid-Level Cost Estimator; 1 year for Junior Cost Estimator.
• Experience communicating with SES/flag level personnel.


•  Master’s degree in Business, engineering, or related field
•  DoD/DoN procedures and Policies (DoD 5000 process)
• Experience in surface combatant ships
• Certified estimator by Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis (SCEA).


• Active Secret Securiy Clearance required.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

Our Client will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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