“Tumo Center for Creative Technologies” is looking for a “Cost Estimator”.


- Cost Estimation: Prepare detailed cost estimates for construction projects, encompassing materials, labor, and other associated expenses
- Procurement: Research the market to procure materials and services at competitive prices
- Negotiate contracts with suppliers and subcontractors to optimize cost-efficiency
- Cost Control: Monitor project costs throughout its lifecycle, identifying and addressing cost overruns
- Implement cost-saving measures to ensure projects remain on budget
- Tendering: Prepare tender documents that outline project requirements and specifications
- Evaluate bids from contractors and subcontractors, ensuring that they align with project budget and quality standards
- Payment Valuation: Assess and certify payments to contractors based on the progress of work completed, in accordance with project agreements
- Variations: Manage variation orders that may arise during the construction process, ensuring proper documentation and approval procedures
- Reporting: Work closely with the Cost Manager to provide regular financial status reports for projects, utilizing existing templates to maintain accurate records
- Bills of Quantity & Quantity Takeoff: Calculate the quantities of materials required for each project, aiding in the accurate estimation of project costs

Required Qualifications:

- Proficiency in Armenian and English languages
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and G:Drive
- Strong knowledge of Armenian construction market unit rates
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy in cost estimation
- Strong negotiation and communication skills
- Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
- Prior experience in cost estimation in the construction industry is important

About Tumo Center for Creative Technologies

Tumo is an after-school learning center where teenagers acquire digital media skills free of charge. Thousands of students attend Tumo on a regular basis and participate in its innovative, self-paced program. Its educational framework is based on a proprietary platform that promotes learning through interactive game-like levels, exposing users to increasingly challenging activities. Tumo's educational methodology is based on a large set of self-instructional activities that each of the Center's students assembles into a personal learning plan in the areas of animation, game development, web development and filmmaking. To learn more about the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, please visit: www.tumo.org