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Senior Cost Engineer/ Analyst

Job Description General Description of Position: Cost Engineer III operates in a support role and will be responsible for estimating, monitoring and forecasting the cost of an engineering and/or a construction project in a variety of environments including EPC Substation, T&D, and/or Program Management. To accomplish this, the Cost Engineer will gather all the data regarding materials, equipment, contractors and manpower required for a given project, determine how long the project will take, adjust for economic conditions and perform a cost analysis to produce an accurate estimate. Once the estimate is complete and the project awarded, the Cost Engineer will monitor, forecast and manage the financial aspects of the project. Additionally, the Cost Engineer is responsible for assisting with the creation, implementation and maintenance of department standard operating procedures and performance metrics. The Cost Engineer will maintain a high degree of external and internal customer service via clear and timely communication and reporting. Essential Functions of the Position: Read and interpret plans, proposals, specification, drawings and other proposal documentation to be able to assist in creating a proposal estimate Track and analyze proposal and project data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs Assist with obtaining and tracking subcontract bids. Assist in negotiating final pricing Prepare and present estimate documentation, including cost estimates, completed risk matrix and any gaps in available data Develop and maintain the project risk register Prepare and present estimate documentation, including cost estimates, completed risk matrix and any gaps in available data Timely forecasting and management of project financials Assist in the creation and review of Request for Proposal response Assist with the development and presentation of cost estimates for any out of scope work Evaluate and negotiate any subcontractor change orders Review of all completed estimates prior to Senior Management review Able to develop and deliver estimate related training to the PMO and operational staff Provide effective customer service to internal and external clients Requirements Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management or Business from an accredited school or University or equivalent related experience is required. Project Management and or Project Controls experience is desired. 10 years minimum related electric utility cost control experience is required. Additional Skills: Demonstrated communication skills to deal with internal/external clients Strong attention to detail and ability to self-check work Must be skilled in developing, maintaining and analyzing cost estimates in the fields of engineering and construction within the electric utility sector Able to review contract documents, plans and contractor estimates to develop a complete cost estimate Skilled in reviewing contractor estimates and negotiation of final pricing Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel Experience with appropriate standard workplace software tools (Microsoft Office, MS Outlook)   #2201
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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