Cost Estimator/Analyst - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2024 8:18 AM)
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LMI seeks a skilled Cost Estimating / Analyst Consultant to support activities related to shipyard modernization as part of enterprise-wide U.S. Navy strategic modernization and improvement efforts. LMI is helping NAVSUP, NAVSEA, and the shipyards to use technology to track materiel through the shipyards to address long-standing problems.


LMI: Innovation at the Pace of Need™


At LMI, we’re reimagining the path from insight to outcome at the new speed of possible. Combining a legacy of over 60 years of federal expertise with our innovation ecosystem, we minimize time to value and accelerate mission success. We energize the brightest minds with emerging technologies to inspire creative solutioning and push the boundaries of capability. LMI advances the pace of progress, enabling our customers to thrive while adapting to evolving mission needs.


  • Research, analyze, catalog, and archive results, for all analytical products including studies and databases.
  • Conduct, develop, prepare and document all cost estimating and analysis for project/program Life cycle cost estimates (LCCEs) ranging from Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Business Case Analysis (BCA), Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM), to Acquisition Decision Milestone Decision event LCCEs.
  • Develop independent government cost estimates (IGCEs) for the client’s programs and projects, as well as ad hoc estimates.
  • Conduct analysis resulting in the development of Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs) and improving cost estimating techniques, processes and tools.
  • Perform Independent Cost Assessments (ICAs) and reviews.
  • Conduct sensitivity and uncertainty analyses.
  • Participate in program meetings and technical interchanges to remain current with program requirements.
  • Participate in the review and reconciliation of estimates developed by other contractors or organizations.
  • Present results of estimates in a variety of formats such as verbal presentations, narrative reports, and briefings charts
  • Generate estimates in accordance with all government requirements (e.g., GAO Cost Assessment Guide, FAR, and any organization specific estimating guidelines)
  • Provide cost analysis to facilitate the development of performance measures and key cost indicators and partner with customer staff to identify and act upon high-value, data-informed strategic opportunities that aim to elevate operational success.



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems and perform cost analyses.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance use, and employment verifications; Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a to apply for this position.
  • Mid-Level: Minimum of a master’s degree and 3-7 years in Financial Analyst OR a bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience in cost estimating/analysis role


  • Previous experience leading teams of estimators.
  • Relevant cost estimating certifications with ICEAA or AACE.
  • Experience with ACEIT and Crystal Ball software
  • Current Background Investigation

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer” all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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