Randstad Cost Engineer in Chesterfield, Missouri

Cost Engineer

job details:

  • location:Chesterfield, MO

  • salary:$25 - $32.85 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, July 13, 2018

  • experience:0 years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management & Related Svcs

  • reference:141510

job description

Cost Engineer

Engineering & Construction client in St.Louis, MO is looking for a Jr. Cost Engineer/Cost Analyst with 2-5 years of experience related to project cost controls & reporting activities supporting construction projects. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or related field from accredited program. Entry-level position (zero to two years of professional experience) Client is looking for local candidates only.

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer

  • Provide administrative support to a Project Manager by supporting many project controls functions including reporting, project change management, cost control, cost analysis, forecasting, purchase order tracking, etc...

  • Develop, implement, and maintain internal cost reports, cash flows, and forecasts

  • Analyze project controls cost reports, present findings and provide recommendations to the project team

  • Coordinate project set-up in Oracle Financial MIS Accounting Module or EcoSys EPC

  • Perform budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts

  • Assist with the set up of a Change Management System as well as maintain a change log for this system

  • Review the upstream (prime contract) & downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders

  • Maintain budget and forecasts for multiple projects

  • Ensure project set-up in the accounting system

Requirements for the Cost Engineer

  • 2-5 years of experience as a Project Controls Assistant, Jr. Project Manager, Cost Engineer, Cost Analsyt or Project Assistant supporting engineering or construction projects

  • You need experience working within an accounting system and opening up a project in this system

  • You need experience setting up cost budgets and forecasting for projects

  • You need experience reviewing purchase orders & invoices from material vendors or subcontractors

  • BA or BS degree is needed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with MS Office is needed

  • Must be an advanced user of MS Excel

< Benefits for the Cost Engineer

  • PTO program

  • 401K

  • Health Insurance available, and more...

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