Cost Engineer

  • location: Bronx, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Cost Engineer

Contract position: Engineering & Construction client in Bronx, NY is looking for a Project Cost Analyst/Specialist with 3-10 years of project cost analysis experience for engineering or construction projects. The ideal candidate will have specific experience supporting electric Substation or Transmission Line EPC projects. Client prefers candidate that are local to the area or are willing to commute. Candidates not local and requiring a per diem may still be considered.

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer
  • You will help implement and maintain a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data
  • One of your primary responsibilities will be to follow up with the construction subcontractors on their invoices associated with these projects
  • Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts for multiple utility projects valued at 2-50+ million dollars each
  • You will create & customize forecast templates for each project in order to track actuals and cash flow
  • Interface mainly with internal project resources and departments in order to provide an accurate cash flow and report on variances
  • Report on variances for each project vs the actuals
  • Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts
  • Review project invoices and coordinate payment with internal accounting department
Requirements for the Cost Engineer

  • You need specific experience as a Project Cost Specialist, Project Financial Specialist, Cost Engineer or Cost Controller with 3-10 years of project cost analysis experience supporting engineering or construction projects
  • The ideal candidate has experience with electric substation or transmission line projects, but all industries will be considered
  • You need experience managing & interfacing with subcontractors to follow up with them on their invoices related to the projects you are supporting
  • You need some sort of project financial experience related to cost management, cost forecasting, monthly accruals, invoice reviews, capital project close outs, etc
  • You need experience creating & customizing forecast templates for projects in order to track actuals and cash flow
  • BS degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Construction Management or related field is a preferred
  • Experience with Cost Forecasting and Cost Analysis in support of EPC projects would be ideal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Oracle applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    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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