Cost Engineer

Randstad Engineering

Posted Under: Cleveland, Ohio jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 44101
Posted On: 2017-08-12 22:00:00

Job Description:

Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Cost Engineer/Analyst with 4-6 years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience. The ideal candidate has experience supporting transmission line or substation EPC projects, but any heavy industrial background will do. This is a long term contract opportunity in Akron, OH. Our client prefers candidates that are local to Akron, but may consider offering a per diem for candidates that are not local. Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer * Your main responsibility will be to develop, implement, and maintain cost reports, cash flows, and forecasts for multiple T&D and Substation related EPC projects * Analyze project controls reports, present findings and provide recommendations to the project team * Coordinate implementation and automation of reports into Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management or Oracle Unifier software with developers * Review, track & maintain budgets and forecasts for multiple projects * Set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders or subcontracts * Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts * Review monthly cost downloads from financial systems & update monthly status of quantity & baseline budgets, cash flows, manpower plans, histograms, and progress * This position also requires coordinating with the Scheduler(s) on the team to make sure that the financial forecast is in line with the project schedule Requirements for the Cost Engineer * 4+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience on heavy industrial construction projects (ideally Transmission Line or Substations EPC projects) * 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) * Experience with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel Power Query and SQL databases preferred * Any experience with SAP as well as a high comfort level with monthly accruals would be a big plus * Any experience scheduling in Primavera would be a PLUS Benefits * PTO Program * 401K * Health Insurance available, and more...

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