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Cost Engineer

Job title: Cost Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-94424
Contact Name: Erica Williams
Phone Number: 1 713 551 4444
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

MAIN FUNCTIONS

 The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will perform or coordinate effort for cost estimate preparation, estimating oversight and quality assurance reviews for Company operated and Other Builder Operator estimates for all Gate and Funding milestones. The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will also prepare Check Estimates and Schedules to compare with Operated by Others (OBO) Operator-prepared submittals. Also this person will participate in estimate / Schedule assessments (verification of project cost & schedule bases). Lastly, they are expected to participate in Estimating Group process efficiency tools and quality assurance review process improvements. 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

• Assist Estimating Group Supervisor with analysis and planning for Cost and Schedule Development (C&SD) Estimate /Schedule staffing requirements 
• Provide input for personnel performance appraisal for cost and schedule practitioners as requested 
• Assist Area Supervisors with updates of weekly Status Report and project status summary reports 
• Promote and facilitate effective communication, teamwork, and alignment among Cost & Schedule Development personnel and others 
• Conceive, implement or participate in capital efficiency improvement initiatives 
• Internal Coordination: - Cost & Schedule Area Advisors/Supervisors - Project Management Area Advisors (Planning & Controls) - Project Planning & Controls (Business) Managers and Project Controls Leads assigned to Projects - Cost & Scheduling (C&S) Technology Manager - C&S personnel permanently assigned to projects 
• Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of Contractor's Quality staff assigned to the project 
• External Coordination: Counterparts in other project management organizations 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS 

•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering within discipline or equivalent professional experience 
• 5+ years of related experience 
• Skills to negotiate and broker successful solutions between Internal Coordination parties above 
• Basic to advanced level proficiency in Cost Estimating, Project Planning and Project Controls 
• Strong Influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills 
• Adaptability to changing priorities 
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
 

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