11 days old
  • Job Code
Job Opening - Cost Engineer - La Jolla, CA

Cost Engineer

job description

Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Cost Specialist with 3-8 years of project cost analysis experience. The ideal candidate has experience supporting electric or gas utility transmission line engineering & construction projects, but any engineering & construction project background will be acceptable. This is a long term contract opportunity that could turn into a permanent job located in La Jolla, CA. Our client is only looking for local candidates at this time.

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer

  • Main responsibility will be to develop, implement, and maintain a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data
  • Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts for multiple utility projects valued at 2-50+ million dollars each
  • You will create & customize forecast templates for each project in order to track actuals and cash flow
  • Interface mainly with internal project resources and departments in order to provide an accurate cash flow and report on variances
  • Report on variances for each project vs the actuals
  • Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts
  • Review project invoices and coordinate payment with internal accounting department

Requirements for the Cost Engineer

  • You need specific exeprience as a Project Cost Specialist or Project Financial Specialist with 3-8 years of project cost analysis experience supporting engineering and construction projects
  • You need some sort fo project financial experience realted to cost management, cost forecasting, monthly accruals, invoice reviews, capital project close outs, etc
  • You need experience creating & customizing forecast templates for projects in order to track actuals and cash flow
  • BS degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related field is a preferred
  • Any experience with Earned Value Analysis, Cost Forecasting and Cost Analysis in support of EPC projects would be ideal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Oracle applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • PTO Program
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance available, and more...


  • Engineering

Featured Jobs

Career News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Cost Engineer

Randstad Engineering
La Jolla, CA

Share this job

Cost Engineer

Randstad Engineering
La Jolla, CA

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast