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Cost Estimator I - 0da4a4ed-606f-4069-a3e2-c365137c6573

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Sargent Aerospace
Job Site Location
tucson, arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Job Description


Purpose and Scope:

Develops cost estimates and pricing packages in accordance with Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Support and defend customer audits, fact-finding, and negotiations. Assist with the evaluation of vendor and subcontractor bids. Create standard Bills of Materials (BOMs), labor estimates, and pricing packages according to company procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Development of cost estimates for government and commercial quotations/proposals
• Development of price lists
DCAA and customer audits
• Cost/Price modeling (excel based)
• Review the reasonableness and accuracy of product cost inputs such as BOMs, labor estimates, standards, and Other Direct Costs (ODC)

Required Skills, Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED AND 2 years of experience in a directly related field OR Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting – no direct experience required
  • Qualities required:

o strong financial analysis skills

o demonstrated ability to meet critical deadlines

o strong interpersonal skills

o ability to work independently and as a member of a team with minimal supervision

o strong communication and organization skills

o computer skills – MS Excel and ERP’s (Syteline preferred)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Skills, Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting preferred
  • Prefer 2 years of experience and demonstrated performance in:

o cost estimating and analysis

o FAR and CAS regulations

o government contracts and pricing

o purchasing processes

o bills of material

o overhead rate structure

o estimating in a manufacturing and engineering environment
  • Strong MS Excel skills

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