Cost Engineer

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Contract
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Cost Engineer

Contract position: Engineering & Construction client in Philadelphia is looking for a Project Cost Analyst/Specialist with 3-7 years of project cost analysis experience supporting engineering or construction projects. Client prefers candidate that are local to the area or are willing to commute.

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer
  • Develop, implement, and maintain 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 3-7 years of project cost analysis experience supporting engineering or construction projects
  • You need 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
  • Experience with Cost Forecasting and Cost Analysis in support of engineering or construction projects is needed
  • BS degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Construction Management or related field is a preferred
  • 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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