Cost Engineering Analyst

Job Post Index 229DAE-Sy##
Location Jackson, MI
Description: Description
  • Track and control the costs associated with one or more of their employer's projects.
  • Developing monthly, annual, and project lifetime cost forecasts; managing contractor project controls deliverables in conjunction with contractual requirements
  • Assembling project financial status reports; managing and administering project change control activities
  • Communicating project financial performance with upper management.
  • May serve as the primary project cost controller on a large project, or portfolio of projects, but may also serve in a supporting role.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Some level of higher education and/or greater than 3 years of experience implementing project controls methodologies on large-scale construction projects, or a large portfolio of projects.
  • Higher educational degrees in construction/project management or engineering are desirable, but degrees in business, accounting, or finance are also suitable.
  • Able to provide verifiable work experience where they were directly involved with cost management and control activities on large-scale construction projects, or a large portfolio of projects.
  • Certifications from PMI or AACE will set candidates apart
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Skills and knowledge related to the administration and management of project cost control activities and cost forecasting on large-scale construction projects, or a large portfolio of projects.
  • Firm understanding of how to interpret engineering and construction contracts and ensure adherence to project controls requirements for such contracts.
  • Communication skills are also key for this position, being able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with upper management and project team members.
  • Familiar with P6 scheduling
  • Able to demonstrate their ability to understand and interpret project schedules in order to effectively forecast project costs.
  • Proficiencies in basic computing skills and the use of Excel spreadsheets are a strict requirement.
  • Experience using SAP is desirable
  • Skills in the following:
    • Cost Management
    • Accounting
    • Change Control
    • Cost control
    • Finance
    • Contracts
    • Project Flow
    • PM
    • Excel
    • MS Project
    • P6
    • Forecasting

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