Cost Engineer

  • location: Pensacola, FL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $45 - $50 per hour
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Cost Engineer

Contract position: Project Cost Controls Specialist located near Pensacola, FL is needed for a leading chemical manufacturer used in various commercial and industrial products. This role will be responsible to oversee the Capital project portfolio to provide cost reporting, analysis, control and forecasting. Must have experience with cost control computer software including SAP, Excel spreadsheet and database programs. Candidates with cost control experience from a heavy industrial environment is preferred (chemical, paper, steel, construction, EPC). This is a long term stable opportunity to join a growing organization. APPLY NOW!

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer
  • Monitor actual and committed expenditures to ensure the project remains within budgetary limits
  • Develop cost forecast from project plan, generate charts & curves and update monthly
  • Analyze Earned Value & Productivity data
  • Minimize the expenses incurred by the project, by identifying areas of cost saving
  • Evaluate bid packages to check for fit to budget and project goals
  • Performs scenario analysis for the PMs to select the optimum solutions to project cost issues
Requirements for the Cost Engineer

  • Must have at least five (5) years of project cost controls experience within a manufacturing or construction environment (heavy industrial experience is ideal)
  • Must possess a working knowledge of various cost control computer software including SAP, Excel spreadsheet and database programs
  • Technical diploma (Accounting, Engineering, etc) is preferred
  • Ability to work in Primavera a plus

  • Contractor benefits plan
  • PTO plan
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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