Full Job Description

Perform routine and non-routine cost/estimating assignments, which require the selection and application of resource monitoring and control principles, techniques, and technical knowledge of a construction project. Position responsible for timeliness and accuracy of reports for the project. This includes performing tasks that include, but are not limited to:


  • Provide and manage the cost framework, systems and resources to deliver an effective cost control and reporting service to Project Managers and Sponsors.
  • Prepare, monitor and forecast baselines during all project phases.
  • Prepare, monitor and forecast expenditure profiles and provide accruals where needed.
  • Prepare cost reports, including earned value analysis, identifying critical areas and trends and recommend recovery options.
  • Maintain the cost control database and validate data across systems.
  • Ensure all commitments are recorded and maintain forecasts within approved financial limits.
  • Maintain an estimate of the outturn value of the project and prepare the EAC for review and approval.
  • Provide the required information to support the risk process.
  • Provide project outturns against baseline for LFE and Knowledge Management.
  • Mentor and support Assistant Cost Engineers in their development.


  • Ensure the accuracy of data communicated and reported to all stakeholders.
  • The highlighting of any current and potential issues to the Senior Cost Engineer, Lead Cost Engineer, PCM and Project Manager.
  • Maintain compliance with approved processes, procedures and Project Execution Plans.
  • The active contribution to continuous improvement of the functional quality and performance of Project Controls.
  • To work in compliance with the Collaborative Management Plan.

Required Skills And Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 1- 2 years of heavy civil construction experience or similar construction cost/estimating experience or equivalent combinations training and related experience.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to select/apply resource monitoring and control techniques i.e., cost accounting, budget analysis, etc. as well as an understanding of the nature of process systems, structures and construction technology required.
  • Commitment to safety and quality. Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Strong work ethic – highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right.
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No