A Construction Estimator Certified (CEC) professional may perform the following functions:

  • Price and prepare formal tender submissions;
  • Manage, administer and coordinate all types of construction projects;
  • Conduct pre-bid negotiations with subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Negotiate contracts with owners;
  • Verify subcontractor and supplier payments;
  • Price and negotiate change orders;
  • Prepare construction progress schedules;
  • Prepare monthly cost forecasts and progress claims as well as record final unit prices for database reference.

A Construction Estimator Certified professional has a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of construction and construction methods in order to price, administer, negotiate and analyze the various stages, methods and types of construction.

A Construction Estimator Certified professional may specialize in mechanical or electrical disciplines, but all CEC professionals must have a working knowledge of the practical aspects and design features of both fields.