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Cost Engineer

Chicago, IL | Exempt Contract

Post Date: 05/18/2018 Job ID: 126283 Industry: Cost Engineer - oil & gas

Location:  Chicago, IL

Salary:  Up to $80K, depending on experience

Relocation:  is possible, but not preferred

Position:  Cost Engineer   

Status: Permanent, full time position;  forty (40) hours per week

Reports To:  Project Controls Manager

Key roles and responsibilities include:
  • Cost Control for large capital investments and projects of various size and complexity.
  • Active participation in the overall cost control process.
  • Ensure proper progress tracking and change management systems are in place and effectively functioning in construction and detailed engineering phases of projects.
  • Provide proper variance explanation and root causes analysis of changes.
  • Perform trending analysis.
  • Perform audits of invoices.
  • Responsible for monthly cash flow and accrual reporting.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of cost controlling tools and processes.
  • Forecast TIC and monthly cash flow.
  • Assist with monthly accruals.
  • Requisition input.

Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and organize multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Office 365.


Robert Ryder

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