Estimator III - Blue 2828 in Kent, WA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/8/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    8 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 392213

Johnson Service Group is currently targeting an ONSITE, Cost Estimator III for it Aerospace manufacturing client in the Kent, WA area. The position would be responsible for the development of cost estimates to support internal product development and growth. 

•Compensation Range $61.00/Hr - $78.00/Hr, with flexibility based on experience
•OT Eligible!
•Currently a 6 month contract with an incredibly strong possibility of being bought out, extended or converted to a FTE for stellar work performance


  • Conduct thorough analysis in development of cost estimates supporting internal product development initiatives.
  • Work with element leads and engineering to derive component, subsystem and product level costs, using a variety of parametric cost modeling.
  • Assist with trade studies (make or buy decisions).
  • Support design-for-manufacture studies and inform supplier negotiations. Develop cost estimating models and cost estimating relationships.
  • Support subcontractor proposal evaluations.
  • Review and challenge Basis of Estimate and cost volume analysis.


  • 8-10+ years' experience creating cost estimating models.
  • Ability to construct and analyze complex bill of materials.
  • Experience estimating one or more of the following types of aerospace components: machined parts, castings/forgings, aerospace structure, welding/joining, valves, tubing, avionics, harnesses, composites.
  • Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing processes and ability to evaluate and analyze associated costs. Experience with space vehicles is a plus.
  • Experience with cost estimating tools such as aPriori is a plus. Strong communication and presentation skills. Highly ethical standards.
  • Ability to manage complex projects.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


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