Sample Cost Estimator Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample cost estimator resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All cost estimator resumes should include this vital information.

Jacob Job-Seeker
90 XYZ Lane
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Cost Estimator


Strong financial skills; effective performance; good communication


Cost Estimator, 2000 to present:

Riverview Manufacturing, Inc., Any City, USA.

Duties included forecasting the scope, cost and length of time required for particular projects, and determining which endeavors will be profitable. Responsible for developing the cost information necessary to make a bid for a contract.

Assistant Cost Estimator, 1998-2000:

Riverview Manufacturing, Inc., Any City, USA.

Assisted the manager by reviewing various preliminary specifications, gathering information on a project site and recording essential information regarding materials and man-power needed to complete the project.


B.A., Business Finance, 1997
Any City University, Any City, USA


American Association of Finance Professionals

Member of the Year, 2005

NOTE: This cost estimator resume is a condensed version of a full resume to serve as an example only. Always consider what the employer is looking for in the cost estimator he hires. Tailor your resume to that company.