Project Cost Engineer

Job Title: Project Cost Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kings Mountain, United States
Salary: USD1 per hour
Start Date: 2018-04-09
Reference: 80191
Contact Name: Braquece Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2018 21:41

Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking a contract Project Cost Engineer which will be a functional cost engineer for projects ranging in size. This role will interact with project teams at different phases of a project and multiple locations. This individual must demonstrate the ability to be flexible and the ability to assist in the growth of the Capital Engineering Department.     

 Functional actions include:  
  • Establishing project WBS
  • Monitor budgets
  • Monitoring commitments
  • Monitor invoicing
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Provide look-ahead forecasting
  • Cost and schedule alignment
  • Contingency / Reserve draw down
  • Establish & Maintain the WBS structure in SAP
  • Provide comprehensive cost report to monitor project progress at a (TIC) level
  • Assist in developing guidelines relevant to cost controls
  • Assist project teams at multiple locations with project set-up in SAP
  • Assure the cost and schedule are aligned with the execution strategy and cash flow
  • Apply effective change management  principals to monitor change and trends
  • Provide assistance to establish common reporting methods
  • Lead forecast reporting to managers
  • Provide the project managers with corrective actions regarding cost variances
  • Assist in developing  (EVM) for (TIC)
  • Assist with tracking established KPI’s
  • Assist in establishing the field project controls requirements
  • Provide owner assurance for cost analysis for outside EPC firms
  • Provide final project analysis upon project close out, to ensure actuals versus estimated are benchmarked for future estimate adjustments.
  • Minimum of 10 years of  (TIC) cost engineering experience
  • Previous owners experience is a plus
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or Business Degree or equivalent experience
Skills Required  
  • Must be a Team player
  • Must be proficient in SAP software
    • Project Systems module within SAP
  • Working knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and database applications
  • Must be able to interact with multiple levels of the organization
  • Must be self-motivated  with minimum supervision
  • Must possess organizational skills and analytical thinking for accuracy and completeness
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of cost estimating, budgeting and cost control for all aspects of Engineering, Procurement and Construction
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills are a must