MCR, LLC Lead Cost Estimator in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Lead Cost Estimator ID: 3687 Location: Colorado Springs, CO DescriptionTHE COMPANYMCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. Since1977, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking and the highest levelsof support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vastexperience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subjectmatter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of theirwork, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients toaccomplish their missions and support national priorities. Our corporatevalues are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust.It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, buildexpertise, and attract and retain talented employees. For more informationabout MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com .DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe selected lead cost estimator will develop, maintain, and update costestimates for client projects/programs including the following duties:Assess risks and schedule; align Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elementsUse cost tools/software such as ACE-IT, SEER-SEM, and PRICEApply data from a published database such as USCM and document the estimatesDevelop, maintain, and update cost estimates such as Independent CostEstimates (ICEs), Independent Cost Analyses (ICAs), SufficiencyReviews (SRs), Cost Excursions, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM),Should Cost Estimates, and responses to what-if requestsIdentify and record data/information required by the cost estimatingsoftware involved, as requiredAnalyze Program Contractor cost estimates to ensure consistency withGovernment cost estimating proceduresAnalyze the Program Contractor's basis of estimate, risks and crosscheckmajor WBS elements or cost drivers and the Sufficiency Review Checklist,including the record keeping of analysis resultsGather, assess and record cost, technical and programmatic data in supportof cost-related research studiesPublish the study via research paper or a cost model enabling estimators toapply resulting factors, observations, CERs or assessments in cost estimatesResearch may also include investigating major issues such as cost growth inthe space launch vehicles, historical cost and trends for theorganization, and overhead rate changes due to business base fluctuationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONSMaster's Degree in Business (must have one Calculus class),Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or Cost Estimating. An equivalentcombination of education and experience may be considered12years of Cost Estimating Exp. 6 yrs most be SPACE relatedCertified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCE/A)Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate the results ofevaluations and analysisMS-Windows and MS-Office applications expertiseUS Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to aGovernment investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain andretain the designated Government clearance (Secret). Must have an activeSecret clearance.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONSExperience with ACEIT, SEER, and other Cost Estimating Tool.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERMCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status,age, or any other characteristic protected by law.