Estimating Director directs the estimating department for an engineering organization. Establishes technical standards and procedures and has overall responsibility for the training and staffing of estimating department. Being an Estimating Director may personally develop estimates for large or complex projects. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Estimating Director typically reports to top management. The Estimating Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be an Estimating Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.