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(EST-3563) (Presentation Only) Required Skills, Knowledge, Roles, and Responsibilities of a Project Estimator

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Venue: 2020 AACE International Conference & Expo

Abstract: This presentation will align the core estimating skills, knowledge, roles and responsibility for Project from various AACE International recommended practices.This presentation will outline the core competencies of a project estimator.The following is the list of project estimator discussion topics:
  • Planning the Estimate
  • Estimate Methodologies
  • Quantification
  • Costing
  • Pricing
  • Estimate Conditioning
  • Risk Evaluation and Contingency Determination
  • Estimate Documentation
  • Estimate Reconciliation
  • Estimate Review and Validation
  • Estimate Reporting
  • Estimate Closeout
This presentation will discuss the roles and responsibilities in relation to career development of a project estimator.This will outline the roles and from entry level to estimating manager.
This presentation will pull from key areas of the following AACE RPs:
  • 11R-88: Required Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering
  • 46R-11: Required Skills and Knowledge of Project Cost Estimating
  • 101R-19: Roles and Responsibility of a Cost Estimator