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Cost Estimator-Senior
Job Code:2021-P2S-041
Location:Oak Ridge, TN
Division:Environmental - 1.4.2
Duration:Direct Hire

Job Responsibilities:

Position:   Cost Estimator-Senior                                                      

Division:   Environmental

Duration:  Direct Hire

Location:  Oak Ridge, TN


Company Description: 

Professional Project Services Inc. has upcoming opportunity for Cost Estimator-Senior (Direct Hire) position at our office in Oak Ridge, TN.  Please submit resumes via the web page link below.  


Professional Project Services, Inc. (Pro2Serve®) is a nationally-recognized technical and engineering services firm dedicated to providing critical infrastructure engineering services in support of our Nation’s security. Using a disciplined systems engineering approach that is supported by an innovative software toolset, Pro2Serve provides solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our government and private clients. We support the defense, energy, and science markets through responsive, cost-effective execution of critical security, facilities and infrastructure, nuclear defense and nonproliferation, and environmental projects.


Job Description

Coordinates task execution with other Project Control Personnel or technicians.

Assists in historical data analysis and maintenance of historical databases, estimate development and in preparation of graphic presentations by summarizing estimating data.

Responsible for detailed estimates of man hours and indirect costs.

Provides input and output from Estimating software

Leads discussions with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

Leads discussions with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on change and adjustments to cost estimates.

Uses relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards

Independently determines material and labor requirements

Independently determines type, quantity and quality of resources required.

Prepares and maintains a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.

Independently prepares time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Compiles codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits or verifies information or data.

Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information in written or electronic form.

Prepare and maintain “high quality” Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) and Independent Cost Estimates (ICE).

Provides direct assistance to clients within the context of project assignments and expertise.

Serves as mentor and performs peer reviews of technical work products of employees at lower grades.


Job Requirements

Relevant and expert experience, of which at least 5 years must be on a federally funded environmental cleanup projects.

Relevant experience is defined as work experience in environmental cleanup, project controls, and cost estimating.

Expert experience is defined as estimating work experience performed accurately and independently with subject matter expertise and without technical supervision.  Such experience has been sustained over a significant periods of time and typically achieved after 10-15 years of estimating experience.

Possess analytical skills

Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently

Must be detail oriented.

Proficiency with Micro Computer Aided Cost Estimating System(MCACES) Second Generation (MII) software, as well as familiarity with other cost estimating software packages


Bachelor’s degree in a related field

DOE Environmental cleanup experience



Direct Hire


Federal Government Clearance:

This position may require the ability to obtain a government clearance. This position may require reviews and test for absence of any illegal drugs along with a background investigation by the Federal government in order to obtain an access authorization prior to employment, and may require subsequent reinvestigations may be required.


EEO Employer:

Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/Vet/Disab/LGBT



Pro2Serve’s benefits package was carefully designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families.


These benefits include:

  • Major Medical Plan with Prescription Card, Dental Plan, Vision, and Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Comprehensive Leave
  • Holidays



Pay Rate:
Please submit salary or hourly rate requirements along with resume or in a cover letter.


Job location:

Oak Ridge, TN area

Please submit resumes via the web page link.


If you meet the above requirements/qualifications, please click the Apply Now button to submit your resume to be considered for this position, as well as added to our national database.  We look forward to talking with candidates who have the requisite skills and experience level.