- Cost Estimators
- Architecture and Construction
- Cost estimators collect and analyze data to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor needed to manufacture a product or provide a service. They usually specialize in a particular industry or type of product.
What do they typically do
- Develop project plans for the duration of the project
- Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
- Travel to jobsites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors
- Read blueprints and technical documents in order to prepare estimates
- Collaborate with engineers, architects, clients, and contractors on estimates
- Consult with industry experts to discuss estimates and resolve issues
- Work with sales teams to prepare estimates and bids for clients
- Evaluate a product to recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable
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