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Job Position: Project Cost Estimator

Job Location: Fairfax, VA

Employer Name: Fairfax Tax Services, Inc.

Job description: Company offers in-house cost estimate services to clients in the commercial and residential construction business. Services include cost estimate support for clients’ existing departments and personnel and/or providing cost estimate services as a third party consultant. Project cost estimator will assist constructions clients to project, record and report project costs. Will have a proven project cost management background, collects and analyzes data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to manufacture a product, construct a building, or provide a service. Will prepare budget, time, materials, and labor estimate; identify and project costs for each line of a scope of work. Will apply project cost management best practices to estimate, collect, record and report project costs. Will support accountants to determine on site project cost categories. Will control project costs, through bookkeeping, and project budget versus actual costs analysis. Will prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Will communicate cost plans to management based on analysis findings. Will meet with Clients to gather high-level scope of work. Will work with Project Managers on developing and/or updating standardized project costs structure. Will perform other related duties and projects as business needs. 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business management, accounting, project management, public administration or closely related and two (2) years of work experience in construction management, consulting, or manufacturing industry as project cost estimator or project manager. Specific requirements: Must have at least two (2) year of experience in project management, estimating, administering, and budgeting projects for the full lifecycle. Must have at least two (2) years of experience with project cost management software, including either MS Project or Primavera P6. Must have professional certification from one of the standardized project management institutions: PMP: Project Management Professional, CPM: Certified Project Manager (IAPM), PRINCE2 Foundation/PRINCE2 Practitioner, PPM: Professional in Project Management, or similar. Must have at least two (2) year of experience with accurate preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Must have at least one (1) year experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

Job Offer in Fairfax, VA for Fairfax Tax Services, Inc. Send CV and salary requirements to 10400 Eaton Place, Suite 210, Fairfax, VA 22030.