12 hours

Cost Engineer

San Mateo, CA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Cost Engineer

JobID: 23339-1214495

Location: San Mateo, CA, 94403, USA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Cost Engineer

United States of America - California

San Mateo

**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Cost Engineer for immediate employment on the Caltrain Electrification Program in San Mateo, California. The $2 billion program, which is one of the largest construction projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, will electrify over fifty miles of a commuter railroad, Caltrain, from San Francisco to San Jose.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

+ Provide cost management services to the program team including planning, cost control, earned value analysis, forecasting, report production and change management in a timely fashion and in accordance with all agency standards and contractual requirements.

+ Prepares reports that outline the program/project’s financial position in the areas of funding and costs.

+ Maintains cooperative relationships with Project Managers, department heads, as well as with outside consultants and contractors, as appropriate.

+ Prepares and analyzes program/project related reports.

+ Follows up on associated departments requests for Independent Cost Estimates using internal cost data and contacts vendors when appropriate.

+ Supports the program/project functions from design, construction and close-out.

+ Communicates with agency and other consultants, including grants, budget, design, construction, quality, safety and operations.

+ Under general direction, produce detail cash flow (cost) schedules.

+ Works with management to organize documentation in support of work directives, schedule changes, design changes, and construction changes. Prepares work directives purchase requests for design and construction based on program schedules.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, engineering, construction management or construction engineering, or demonstrated equivalent.

+ 10+ years of relevant experience.

+ Detail oriented.

+ Good interpersonal skills.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Working knowledge of Prism Ares G2, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.

+ Familiarity with PeopleSoft financial reporting/accounting environment Experience with federally funded projects.

+ Experience with transit projects.

+ Advanced knowledge of macros and other modeling techniques.

+ Knowledge and ability to practically apply accounting theory to business issues.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _173315BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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