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What Cost Estimators Actually Do?
People often have a wrong idea that every construction job requires manual labor. It's true that cost estimator do hard work but being a cost estimator you won't be getting your hands dirty on a construction site. A cost estimator spends considerable time at site office, crunching numbers and participating in both high-level and local decisions of budgeting so one must remain familiar with resources and various cost estimating software.
Learning a cost estimating software is easy and beneficial. It is a requirement by clients to must have a proper knowledge of cost estimation. You can learn a lot from YouTube and watch the interviews of constructional workers working as a cost estimator who are getting paid better than the ones doing the actual work i.e manual labor.
How to be a Cost Estimator?
You must have bachelor's degree in the field related to industry field but if you have certificates e.g voluntarily pursuing certification will give you even more of an edge. If you have the knowledge of Building Information Modeling software then being a cost estimator is a piece of cake. You can search for construction jobs on Internet and newspaper.