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"Cost Estimator"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Cost Estimator"

1) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

2) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

3) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

4) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

5) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

6) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

7) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

8) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

9) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

10) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

11) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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12) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

13) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

14) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

15) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

16) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

17) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.

18) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

19) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

20) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

21) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.

22) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

23) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

24) Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

25) Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

Job Description for "Cost Estimator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Cost Estimator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-S        SOC:  13-1051.00


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