• Subject Matter Expert II/Cost Estimator

    Job Location US-WA-Richland
    Corporate Allocation Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    a non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Considered an expert in a functional area through experience and education. Reviews processes and procedures, makes recommendations or leads the effort to address deficiencies.


    Cost estimating support for the following Scope:

    • Project controls support.
    • Cost engineering/estimating support.
    • Schedule analysis.
    • Processing of REAs/BCPs.
    • Earned Value Management (EVM), Acquisition Planning, Baseline Administration, Baseline Optimization, Budget Formulation, Project Controls and Program Integration.
    • Monthly Report of Actual Costs by Task - Monthly report of actual cost shall be provided to the DOE-WTP program manager broken out by each task identified in this statement of work.
    • Provide cost estimating support to the WTP sub-projects.
    • Estimator participation on Integrated Project Teams (IPT) for:
      • PBS 60
      • IT elements
    • Analyze Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) Lifecycle Baseline as issues are identified.
    • Provide Independent Government Estimates and Technical Evaluations for current and future WTP Contract modifications.
    • Perform REA cost analyses and support technical analyses.
    • Perform cost variance analyses of WTP execution data.
    • Support WTP with DOE EM HQ and DOE MA HQ on Technical Evaluations as required.
    • Support the development and submittal of the annual budget.
    • Provide database and indirect cost distribution model support.
    • Support development/updating of the DOE-WTP Cost Estimating Manual.
    • Develop and maintain WPD cost estimating procedures and protocols.

    Deliverables shall be accomplished in accordance with the directions provided by the WPD Director.  All deliverables will be processed through the WPD Project Lead prior to internal and/or external publication and availability.



    • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline, or area of specialty. In lieu of degree, relevant work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
    • 10+ years relevant experience required, to include management of personnel and/or projects.


    • Requires considerable judgment, tact, discretion and initiative. Excellent communication skills.
    • Executive experience with direct interface with client senior management.
    • Knowledge of DOE policies & procedures; Hanford Site mission, activities, and priorities; and DOE program & project management practices, policies, and procedures is preferred.
    • Expert skills in Microsoft Office 7 (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) Adobe, HGET, Primavera P6, Deltek Cobra, ProPricer, etc.
    • Expert writing skills, proven experience in supporting programs and projects with analysis, tracking, monitoring, assessment, review, and coordination.
    • Knowledge and understanding of applicable DOE Orders/Standards.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Must be exceedingly well organized, flexible.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
    • Ability to multi-task.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse duties under operating and deadline constraints.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.



    Physical Demands

    Must be able to lift & carry up to and excess of 30 lbs. Moderate to extensive sitting, standing, bending, twisting, lifting & reaching. Moderate to extended periods of office work with periods of computer usage. Moderate to extended periods of analytical tasks requiring extensive reasoning abilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is primarily performed in a professional office setting, including the normal office equipment (e.g., computer, fax machines, copier) and with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    24 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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