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Cost Estimator (Senior) 

Description

The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing United States government with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of TCG, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K profit sharing retirement plan, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving eleven (11) paid federal holidays.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Cost Estimator to join our team in Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide overall management and supervision of the operation and personnel for this customer.
  • Provide assistance to Technical Advisory Reports.
  • Evaluate production and engineering service cost proposals and provide engineering cost studies/estimates.
  • Provide program acquisition support to include all actions in awarding and managing contacts and documentation including Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Plans.
  • Assist in inputting all procurement requests into the automated Standard Procurement System.
  • Evaluate and propose acquisition process improvements.
  • Conduct technical/cost/financial risk analysis and recommend mitigation to risks.
  • Provide assistance in work-share management, developing share formulas, and analyzing proposals.

 

 
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • 7 or more years experience in engineering/science management, operations research analysis, or financial/cost analysis.
  • Significant experience in U.S. Navy programs or operations.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience communicating with SES/Flag level personnel.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution within a related industry.
  • Certified Cost Estimator Analyst (CCEA) or Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA)
  • Significant experience in U.S. Navy programs or operations.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience communicating with SES/Flag level personnel.
  • Familiarity with DoD/DoN procedures and Policies (DoD 5000 process); Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Strategies and Future Naval Capabilities (FNC) programs.
  • Familiarity with Foreign Military Sales.

Some TCG customers require individuals providing support to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. COVID-19 vaccination status may affect employment opportunities.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Acquisition Management Support SME  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-22-00001  
Location Arlington, VA  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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