Also called: Estimator, Cost Estimator, Estimator Project Manager, Project Manager
In the Air Force: Cost Analysis
In the Army: Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ALandT) Contracting NCO
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Civil Engineer Corps; LDO - Civil Engineer Corps; SC - Civil Engineer Corps
In the Marine Corps: Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ALandT) Contracting NCO; Combat Engineer; Contingency Contract Specialist
In the Navy: CWO - Civil Engineer Corps; Construction Planner and Estimator Specialist; LDO - Civil Engineer Corps; SC - Civil Engineer Corps
- Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
- Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
- Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
Financial analysis software