Acuity International

Cost Engineer/Consultant

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: JR7247

      Our vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!

      Position Summary:
      • Performs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities, as directed
      • Reports to and receive technical and operational supervision from designated supervisory personnel.
      • Provides technical direction to assigned personnel, when delegated.
      • Maintains relationships with project personnel, particularly with individual discipline group leaders and engineers.

      Essential Job Duties:

      • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports.
      • Assists in preparing cost data for projects, proposals and contract negotiations.
      • Scope change management.
      • Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Engineering and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plan.
      • Develops quantity takeoffs for a discipline or specialty using defined documents or undefined scope assumptions. Verifies quantities provided by others.
      • Develops and applies unit rates (cost and jobhours) to quantity takeoffs and to otherwise developed quantities within a discipline or other specialty.
      • Prepares specific budgets in accordance with prescribed standards and procedures.
      • Prepare and coordinate cost reports.
      • Collects and classifies cost engineering data.
      • Performs data analysis and development.
      • Performs any other duties as directed by the Project Manager / Supervisor / Manager

      Qualifications and Skills:

      • Knowledge in capital cost and services cost.
      • Knowledge of scope change management.
      • Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
      • Proficiency in using multiple discipline-specific software applications.
      • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost problems.
      • Knowledge of financial reporting systems and controller account codes, and understanding of Controller instructions, which impact Project Controls (including Project Financial Status Reports and Earned Revenue Determination Data).
      • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field of study and a minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience in related industry
      • Knowledge in the use of computers and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint for executing work processes
      • Skilled in oral and written communication.
      • Strong communication, leadership and organization skills.
      • Cost engineering/project management certification preferred. If no current certification, must be eligible to attain certification within one year of employment.

      Physical Requirements:

      • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
      • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
      • Work may involve walking, climbing on construction sites
      • Work may involve ability to travel up to 25%

          Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

          For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:

          Acuity - PT&C, LLC
      • About the company

          Caliburn is now Acuity International. Acuity International, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, provides process and technology-based critical services to global government and commercial enterprises.