Cost Engineer 190811

Company Name:
ACT Consulting
If you are interested, please respond to sgraves@act-info.com with a current version of your resume.
Title: Cost Engineer 190811
Industry: Energy
Duration: 1 year renewable contract
Location: On-site, Charlotte, NC
W-2 Rate: up to $55-64//hr.
C2C: No
Work Status: US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.
Cost Engineer Charlotte, NC This position will serve on the Projects Control Team for the Grid Modernization organization. This individual will be expected to work with a small team of Project Controls Analysts and Schedulers, interfacing primarily with Project Managers and Financial Analysts. This position will perform cost analysis for a portfolio of projects budgeted at about $150MM. This position will compare monthly actuals to the project budget(s), identifying all variances. This position will be responsible for evaluating and assessing the variances, then making recommendations for corrections or adjustments to project leadership. A critical element of this work will be to generate reliable financial forecasts for the project(s) each month based on the analysis.
This position must have a proven track record working with contingency budgets, direct and indirect labor charges, accruals, overheads, allocations, earned value calculations, and monetized risks.
Prior experience in a similar role on large construction or I/T project is needed. The individual selected for this role must have interpersonal skills that will allow him or her to work successfully in a matrix organization and a team environment. Influencing skills and the ability to take a complicated subject and quickly identify the areas which are critical for implementing a successful project are required
Must have very strong organizational skills, computer skills, writing and communication skills, strong problem-solving skills. Expert level knowledge of EXCEL a must. Proven experience working in this role on large projects a must.

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