Job Description

Senior Cost Engineer  (#8680) - California Northern/Southern
Industry: Construction Management
Industry: General Contractors

Responsible for the cost control including tracking of project costs and contingency, forecast and risk updates, and support of project on all cost related matters.

Description:


Senior Cost Engineer

The Senior Cost Engineer is responsible for:

Job Responsibilities includes (but may not be limited to):

• Responsible for the cost control including tracking of project costs and contingency, forecast and risk updates, and support of project on all cost related matters.
• Monitors all cost components, analyzes budget variances, develops forecasts and reports on cost.
• Develops owner’s cost estimates and reviews cost estimates from contractors for new work as well as change orders.
• Maintain cost program data bases and metrics and do cost forecasting based on the schedule.
• Performs regular reviews of all risks and opportunities with the project team and manages the updates to the tracking system.
• Coordinate project reporting to clients.
• Prepare and analyze project/program cash flow reports.
• Perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis and change management.
• Other duties upon request.

Qualifications:

• 10+ years Cost Engineering experience.
• 5+ years’ experience working in a Lead Cost Engineering.
• BS degree in Construction Mgmt., Finance/Accounting or Engineering required (or a related discipline).
• Must have working knowledge of Cost Management and Earned Value analysis and be able to perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis and change management.
• Involved and knowledgeable regarding all major EPC contract terms;  regularly monitors and analyzes all financial contract terms.
• Systems:   Knowledge of Primavera Unifier or other Document and Cost Management systems, UIPlanner, Cognos and ERP/EPM is a plus.  Willingness to learn/master new systems is a must.
• Comfortable leading/driving complex issues/processes to completion among multiple parties with differing viewpoints.
• Experience in determining and evaluating progress in accordance with a Schedule of Values.
• Must possess experience in task identification, resource management, project tracking, financial tracking and forecasting.

Working Conditions:

• Duties required physical abilities such as repetitive hand and finger motion, sitting, standing, walking, as well as extending hands and arms in work areas.
• The individual is required to occasionally move around the office and constantly operate a computer and other office machinery, etc.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

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