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Cost Estimator I Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Cost Estimator I

Oasis Systems, Inc. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 5/13/2021 - Expires: 8/11/2021

Job ID: 227252536


Job Description

Cost Estimator I

Job Locations

US-OH-Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB | US-OH-Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB

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Professional Services


Oasis Systems is looking for Cost Estimator/Cost Analysis professionals to join our team supporting the United States Air Force HI EPASS Contract. The Cost Estimator/Analyst will assist the government program office teams and work in conjunction with government engineers and program managers, as well as other contractor engineers and program managers.


Manage, oversee and/or lead or perform scientific work that involves the design, development and adaptation mathematical, statistical, econometric and other scientific methods and techniques. Analyze management problems and provide advice and insight about the probable effects of alternative solutions to these problems.

Utilize routine cost estimating methods such as analogy, engineering or scientific methodology and extrapolation.
Assist in the development and analyze the cost and schedule risk-adjusted Life Cycle Cost Estimations (LCCEs), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Business Case Analyses (BCAs), Analysis of Alternatives (A0As), program office estimates and other standard cost analyses.
Develop presentations and brief executive leadership on program cost positions, impact of budget changes on supported programs and other cost issues.
Provide financial management expertise in coordination with PEO/Division/Branch program financial analysts to identify issues, resolve issues and make sound and timely recommendations.
Use cost estimating outputs to assess the impact that various factors have on the costs to design, research, develop, operate, maintain and dispose of a particular weapon system.
Determine the appropriate phase of the budgetary cycle (planning, programming, justification, execution, etc.) for initiating new programs.
Analyze contractor financial data using EVM measures of merit to determine program viability with respect to cost and schedule performance.
Utilize analytical processes such as: setting up the problem, conducting background research, collecting and reducing data, displaying data for analysis, formulating mathematical expressions, and drawing conclusions.
Develop, maintain and provide ongoing sustainment of a Directorate, Division, and Branch Cost Data Repository.
Develop life-cycle cost estimates to include Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD), Production and Sustainment phases of programs. Includes program's initial acquisition estimate, EMD and Production program phases.
Utilize ACEIT Tool Suite to perform and execute all program office estimates.


Must be detail-oriented and be able to adapt quickly to work in an multi-disciplined environment.
Must have excellent oral and written communications skills. Must also possess analytical skills in order to identify and fault-isolate problems/issues; must be able to accurately assess the relevance of information and generated and evaluate alternatives and provide solution recommendations.
Shall have knowledge of DoD Directive 5000.1; DoD Instruction 5000.2; Air Force Instruction (AFI) 65-501 - Economic Analysis; AFI 65-502 - Inflation; AFI 65-503 - US Air Force Cost and Planning Factors; AFI 65-508 - Cost Analysis Guidance and Procedures; Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 65-506 - Economic Analysis; the AFLCMC Standard Cost Process and other DoD, Air Force, and lower level policy, publications, supplements, manuals, etc., as well as applicable documents and regulations, systems, processes and guides as required.


BA/BS and 4 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed; or 8 years of experience with proper certifications.

Who We Are
Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, FAA, NRC and other federal agencies.

We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates and retains the most talented, skilled and dedicated people in the industry; where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations; while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.

Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any legally protected characteristic including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or on the basis of physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to satisfactorily perform the job available.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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