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Junior Cost Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-005345
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: San Francisco

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Junior Cost Engineer
Our San Francisco team is growing! We are looking for a Junior Cost Engineer with the responsibility of monitoring and appraising the performance project costs and ensuring information and data are correct and corrective actions are taken as necessary. The successful candidate will support a Project Controls Engineer in the management of project controls activities of contractors and other involved parties. This is a full time internal position with Faithful+Gould that comes with robust benefits. We seek career minded individuals who are seeking long term opportunities to grow and learn. This position is located at our client site in South San Francisco and requires daily commute.

About Us
Faithful+Gould, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a world leader in project and cost 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 is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 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.



Responsibilities
• Responsible for project cost data and supporting documentation within the Project Controls System of record Unifier
• Performs reconciliation of cost data from local accounting system to Unifier System
• Provides actual cost data from local accounting system
• Ensures actual data figures in local accounting system are project related and coded accurately
• Assists the Project Control Engineer on all levels of cost reporting and forecasting
• Assists the Project Control Engineer on all levels of negotiation and validation of GMP contracts and change order
• Performs contract administration duties in relation to the execution and retention of project change notices (PCN)
• Reviews and validates contractual compliance of project invoices
• Implements financial accounting training and workshops for the project management team and / or contractor
• Assist and support Project Controls Engineer and Project Manager in financial project close-out

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or equivalent (e.g. cost engineer, quantity surveyor)
• Two – five years of experience in the area of project controls, financial control or quantity surveying
• Proficient in using MS-Office applications
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to troubleshoot and work independently as well as within a team
• Knowledge of SAP and Unifier is a bonus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
• A team player with the ability to work collaboratively and interact with staff at all levels

Benefits
Faithful+Gould offers a robust rewards package which includes:
• Competitive salary
• Comprehensive benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
• Generous time-off benefits
• Employer matched 401 (k) plan
• Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval and assignment demands
• Career development opportunities through our corporate university
• Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
• Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.