The Cost Engineer is responsible for preparing portions of contract proposal estimates, including the determination of applicable project plans and specifications. The cost engineer will work with internal and external contacts in a pre-sale, quoting and system designing role to assist in designing engineered solutions.
Analyze project specifications to prepare time, materials, and labor estimates. Prepare bill of materials (BOM) on projects for quoting purposes. Estimate projects changes of scope and generate proposals quotes for contracts. Monitor job cost data and schedule to assure budget goals are met. Work with customers to ensure that the design criteria can be accomplished based upon the layout that has been provided. Prepare quarterly cost and expenditure reports for project management revision. Support scheduling team preparing forecast estimates used by management for planning and control purposes. Additional duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Finance or related field Advanced degree (MBA, Masters) preferred 6+ years of previous estimating experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required. High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications. Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning). Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts. Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients. Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. Ability to work with and influence peers and management. Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see. Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The noise level in the work environment may be high.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.