-During the assignment, the Cost Engineer’s responsibilities may include:
-Monitor project budgets for the multi-billion-dollar Capital Improvement Program.
-Review all project commitments to ensure that both budgets and expenditures follow the same methodology.
-Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.
-Perform cost-to-complete analysis for all cost elements within a project, taking into consideration: staffing plans, contract commitments, expenditures to date, change orders and trends.
-Review and analyze sub-contractor invoices and prepare job costing reports to allocate expenditures to the appropriate WBS number(s).
-Attend project meetings to provide Project Management with current financial information.
-Analyze bid award values and change orders against current budgets for contractors and subcontractors. Conduct regular reconciliations with the Contractor’s accounting staff to ensure the accuracy of all contract values.
-Update contract commitments, reconcile and analyze actual expenditures, perform budget transfers, and monitor trend status.
-Prepare budget transfers, as needed, to reallocate funding and to close out the project.
-Prepare data to support documentation required journal vouchers for budget transfers.
-Prepare monthly program reports and supplements.
- 10+ years cost engineering experience with 5+ years in direct support of an active construction projects.
-Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale, complex projects.
-Demonstrated proficiency with a large-scale cost reporting system is required; experience with Prolog is highly desirable.
-Thorough familiarity with MS office suite software - Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Excel skills should include solid knowledge of complex formulas, Pivot tables, and lookups.
-Experience with Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk delivery methods is desirable.
-Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction programs, and explain nuanced cost issues to both technical- and management-level personnel.
-Proven ability to collaborate with all team members
-Motivated and result-driven individual focused on growing within PDG’s Project Controls discipline