Field Cost Engineer

Elkton, VA 22827

Posted: 03/19/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 169799 Pay Rate: DOE
  • The Field Cost Engineer reviews data to determine material and labor requirements to assist in forecasting the project at completion
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Contributes to development of new techniques and/or standards. Independently applies advanced techniques and analysis.
  • Coordinates requirements for project managers and implements specific control procedures.
  • Works with established Schedule of Values to facilitate a Progress Measurement / Earned Value Reporting System for Subcontractors/Vendors Working closely with the Superintendents and CM to forecast program/project revenue and cost at completion
  • BS/BA degree required
  • 10+ yrs. related experience
  • Knowledge of project controls techniques for full project life cycle executions (EPCMV)
  • Ability to work well with diverse, multi-disciplined groups
  • Ability to communicate project issues in an effective manner that leads to resolution.
  • Ability to negotiate, when necessary, and compromise with other project team representatives.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel



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