Junior estimators are in charge of conducting accurate cost analyses and estimations for their organization. They are responsible for preparing preliminary estimates for conceptual projects and assisting more experienced estimators with direct cost reports. These estimators follow company procedures to facilitate and define project scope, as well as use their financial expertise to prepare effective proposals in a deadline-driven environment. They help other estimators with pricing schedules, participate in proposal preparation, and perform technical assessments to facilitate analysis functions. In all tasks, junior estimators must follow project specifications and any relevant confidentiality rules.
Junior Estimator Tasks
Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.
Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.