Randstad Cost Engineer in Chesterfield, Missouri
salary:$25 - $32.85 per hour
date posted:Friday, July 13, 2018
industry:Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management & Related Svcs
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
Health Insurance available, and more...
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