Sr. Cost Engineer

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $55 per hour
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Sr. Cost Engineer

job summary:
Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Sr. Project Cost Engineer/Analyst with 8+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience. The ideal candidate has experience supporting electric utility transmission line, distribution line or substation EPC projects, but any heavy industrial background will do. This is a long term contract, possible temp to perm opportunity in Atlanta.

location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 55 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Work with the Project Controls Manager to set-up and implement a cost control system for the Project, provide Project Managers & Assistant PMs with the tools and processes needed to do their job
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data
  • You are expected to perform hands-on work and also potentially manage one or more Cost Specialists on the team
  • Monitor the cost performance of the project and the project team through key performance indicators and provide feedback to the project team
  • You are required to coordinate with the scheduler(s) on the team to assure that the financial forecast is in line with the project schedule
  • The position also requires direct contact with the Client for all cost control matters
  • Review and track budgets in support of Project accountabilities
  • Review monthly cost downloads from financial systems & update monthly status of quantity & baseline budgets, cash flows, manpower plans, histograms, and progress
  • 8+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience on heavy industrial construction projects....any specific experience on Transmission Line or Substation EPC projects a PLUS
  • Experience with Earned Value Analysis, Cost Forecasting and Cost Analysis in support of EPC projects
  • BS degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related field is a preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Oracle applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ideal candidate has some T&D project experience

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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