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    About the Position: In this position the incumbent will serve as a cost engineer with responsibility for developing cost estimates for all phases of large and complex civil work projects.

    If you are currently a permanent, Federal employee or have other appointment eligibility(s) as an internal candidate, please apply for this vacancy against SWGJ219077204801 for status candidates.

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    • Develop detailed cost estimates from construction contractors viewpoint requiring a careful analysis and comprehensive evaluation of numerous factors under differing and complicating circumstances.
    • Prepare initial estimates for use in developing conceptual proposals, planning alternatives, preliminary designs, additive bid items, modifications, claims, negotiations, awards, terminations, 8(a) unique contract actions, etc.
    • Make field trips for site investigations and project studies, recommends cost effective changes to features of work.
    • Provide cost information assistance to Construction Division in change order negotiations with contractor and may act as an expert in cost estimating for Office of Counsel in court.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Business Travel up to 20 Percent

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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