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Project Controls & Cost Estimators - Richland, WA

Company: Caliburn International
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Caliburn International is always looking for professionals to expand our existing project control and estimating team supporting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at Hanford, WA. Responsibilities include providing analytical analysis of earned value management system (EVMS) metrics, and/or developing independent government cost estimates (IGCEs) and provide technical analysis of cost proposals.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which Caliburn International is recognized. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission and values.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Excel and high-end Excel features, including functions and pivot tables.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

  • Exclusive writing skills and ability to succinctly describe crucial project issues, actions, status, and recommended solutions that produce clear direction for the DOE to make informed and timely decisions.

  • Combined depth of knowledge in the field of project controls, action tracking, EVMS analysis, review skills, and understanding of proprietary contractor software database.

  • Strong initiative and innovation regarding the identification, assessment and reporting of existing or emerging project baseline vulnerabilities.

  • Natural abilities to integrate seamlessly and productively with the federal staff to maximize awareness of project needs, functional roles, and personnel preferences while minimizing turnaround time of requested products and services.

  • Excellent communication and interface skills; ability to elicit information and utilize in development of products and provision of support.

  • Cost estimators should be familiar with MII cost estimating software; formal training may be required and provided.

  • Perform takeoffs, apply unit rates for labor, material, subcontracts and other direct costs, apply labor resources and develop activities within the estimate that relate to scope of work that adequately describes all costs associated with the scope.

  • Cost estimators should be able to self-perform development of rough order of magnitude to fair cost estimate without supervision.

  • Lead estimate development efforts individually and as lead estimator on assigned IGCEs and interface directly with senior management to develop strategies, detailed plans, and supporting documentation for IGCEs.

  • Develop and apply overheads, payroll taxes and general requirements to project IGCEs.

  • Project Management Professional, Certified Cost Professional, or other recognized professional certification preferred.

Job Requirements:


  • BS/BA degree in Finance, Management or relevant field of study. Alternately, an accredited high school certificate plus years of specialized financial management experience in addition to the requisite experience

  • Project Management Professional, Certified Cost Professional, or other recognized professional certification preferred but not required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

  • Strong initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Who We Are

We are a leading provider of professional services and solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and commercial clients. We provide consulting, engineering, medical, and environmental services as well as large scale program management in support of our core markets of national defense, international diplomacy, and homeland security client readiness. Caliburn employs over 8,000 dedicated professionals deployed across five continents. The company's website is

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and department objectives and is not intended and should not be construed to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Caliburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.


Caliburn International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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