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Cost Estimation Specialist 

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This effort will assist in creating a network of likeminded allies and partners with increased threat reduction capabilities that contribute and advance the interests and security of the United States of America. It will assist in building strategic relationships with key international partners that enhance threat reduction on a global scale. It will also support the resilience of the global nonproliferation framework by building partner capacities to enforce the tenants of that framework.

The Cost Estimation Specialist will provide analytical support in cost analysis and cost estimation.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Work as part of a team on several cost estimation and cost evaluation projects simultaneously.
  • Provide expertise to assist with cost estimating to include Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs) & Rough Order of Magnitude estimates (ROMs) and proposal cost/price analysis.
  • Support source selections through cost reasonableness and realism determinations.
  • Conduct research and analysis of the current market and other agency purchases of similar products and services, review historical prices, perform comparative analysis to similar programs, and obtain pricing data to facilitate the development of realistic program costs.
  • Collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to complete a project and/or procure a product.
  • Develop baseline cost estimates for projects or products that are used frequently (i.e., general cost of paving, etc.). Support the development of metrics to track the cost estimate versus the actual cost and to create mitigation strategies to resolve differences.
  • Develop and refine cost estimates by analyzing historical data and applying quantitative models, techniques, tools and databases to predict future program costs.
  • Conduct data collection to develop parametric cost estimates.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Three (3) years of Cost Estimation or other related experience.
  • Experience with DoD Cost Estimation and planning efforts.
  • Federal Acquisition life-cycle experience.
  • Knowledge of Federal and DoD contracting (i.e., FAR and DFARS, DoD Series 5000) requirements.
  • Proficient in drafting (for Government approval) procurement request package documents.
  • Familiarity with nonproliferation obligations, approaches, and objectives highly desired.
  • Experience providing cost estimation or engineering expertise in one or more of the following disciplines is highly desired: systems, mechanical design and equipment, HVAC system, plumbing design, and/or facility commissioning and performance verification.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • While the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors is still being decided, we are continuing to collect vaccination record cards and accepting requests for legal accommodations (approval of a legal accommodation is not guaranteed). Although providing this documentation is not required at this time, we appreciate your cooperation in voluntarily providing this documentation to us should the Executive Order be upheld in the courts.

Security Clearance:

  • Active Secret clearance, or ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Pipeline  
Req Number OTH-22-00005  
Location Fort Belvoir, VA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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