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Cost Engineer/QS

  • Job reference: R-053227
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Albuquerque

Cost Engineer/QS

Why join us?

Our New Mexico team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have cost management experience in manufacturing and/or experience as a civil, structural architectural (CSA) contractor, electrical contractor, or piping contractor, we would like to connect with you! We are looking for an individual to be a key member of the project controls team while performing cost management/quantity surveying support. It is essential that you have previously demonstrated the skill of being mindful of a clients’ environment while maintaining a professional demeanour. This role creates cost estimates for specific disciplines relating to large capital construction projects and provides business support to management. The Cost Engineer/QS will collaborate with the team to complete pricing and benchmarking research while maintaining project records. This position is based at a semi-conductor project site in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This is a full-time position with Faithful+Gould that comes with the opportunity to prove your true potential, provide expert services on world class projects, work and play with professional services experts, and receive an attractive compensation package with robust benefits.

About Us: 

Faithful+Gould ( is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Assist with bid package preparation and contractor selection.
  • Conduct post bid verification (including quantity/rate check and award recommendation).
  • Track and analyze project costs (including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts).
  • Analyze the forecast to budget and estimate, forecast to actuals, and contingency analysis.
  • Develop, track, analyze, forecast, and process on site field changes.
  • Responsible for performing weekly contractor meeting to review, negotiate, and approve change orders before submitting to procurement.
  • Assist with cost report preparation and provide input with contractor forecasting.
  • Create, maintain, and repost earned value progress measurement for unit rate contracts.
  • Review and comment on both the master schedule and contractor specific work schedules.
  • Guide and support the close out of contracts to ensure all necessary documentation is complete with relevant back charges applied.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction or related field.
  • 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Experience in semi-conductor manufacturing is a plus.
  • Expertise in Excel (producing reports and graphs).
  • Familiarity with P6 and Microsoft Project schedules is a plus.

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:  

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:   

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes  
  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible work schedules 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Group Insurance 
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program 

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today! 

Faithful+Gould is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. 

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies: 

In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.