Project Cost Estimator (Closed)

Dec 29 2020 admin Comments Off on Project Cost Estimator (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program:                         Los Angeles Unified School District – Program Support Services
Number of Positions:      One (1)
Salary Range:                 $114.9K to $135.2K annual base salary plus benefits


  • Prepares preliminary and final independent detailed cost estimates of school building projects for comparison with designer or contractor for PM/CM to establish negotiating position
  • Prepares detailed change order estimates for Owner Authorized Representatives to establish negotiating position
  • Provides support in price negotiations
  • Prepares claim analyses and estimates
  • Prepares detailed estimates of construction costs based on drawings, specs and sketches
  • Reviews contractor’s claims and proposals for merit and accountability
  • Performs related duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 7 years full time paid professional experience in construction cost estimating of all divisions for facilities or school building construction projects
  • Knowledge of current local construction labor and material costs
  • Extensive experience in developing and estimating the scope of work for change orders
  • Ability to compare the independent cost estimate with contractor proposal to quickly identify differences
  • Ability to develop scope of work based on RFI/RFC answers and estimates the detailed costs of those scopes of work independent of the contractor proposal
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management


Deadline to submit resume:
Tuesday January 19, 2021 @ 12 noon (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Project Cost Estimator

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week from resume submission
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks from resume submission
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks from resume submission
Recruitment# CM-PCE-1220-22

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