Estimating Manager manages the daily activities of an estimating department for an engineering organization. Implements technical estimating standards and procedures and oversees the work of project estimators. Being an Estimating Manager solicits supplier bids and proposals for labor, material and equipment and evaluates proposals to ensure they meet project specifications and budget requirement. May be responsible for the training and staffing of estimating department. Additionally, Estimating Manager typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Estimating Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Estimating Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.