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Cost Engineer

Company Name:
Randstad Engineering
Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Sr. Project Cost Engineer with 4+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience on large, heavy industrial plant construction projects. The client prefers candidates with Power Plant EPC project experience. This is a long term contract opportunity near Cedar Rapids, IA. Field experience and a BS degree are both requirements. Per diem provided. hourly rate commensurate with experience
Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer
Maintain cost program data bases and metrics and do cost forecasting based on the schedule
Coordinate project reporting to clients
Prepare requisitions, review and process project invoices, project change requests
Prepare and analyze project/program cash flow reports
Perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management
Regularly monitors and analyzes all financial contract terms
Requirements for the Cost Engineer
BS degree in Construction Mgmt., Finance/Accounting or Engineering required (or a related discipline).
4+ years experience working on industrial EPC projects
Candidate MUST have experience on industrial EPC projects to be considered for this role.
Must have working knowledge of Cost Management and Earned Value analysis and be able to perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management.
Involved and knowledgeable regarding all major EPC contract terms; regularly monitors and analyzes all financial contract terms.
Field experience is an absolute must.
Some home-office experience required.
Systems: Knowledge of Primavera Unifier or other Document and Cost Management systems, UIPlanner, Cognos and ERP/EPM is a plus. Willingness to learn/master new systems is a must.
Comfortable leading/driving complex issues/processes to completion among multiple parties with differing viewpoints.
Good interpersonal skills are a must, as this position will require interface with management.
Benefits for the Cost Engineer
401K
Health Insurance plans available, and more
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Company Description:
Randstad is a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. From temporary staffing to permanent placement to in-house, professionals, search & selection, and HR Solutions, Randstad holds top positions around the world and has approximately 31,100 corporate employees working from its nearly 4,700 branches and in-house locations in 40 countries.

We are a company built on a deep network of expertise that crosses industries and geographies. We recognize that talent comes in different forms, that every business has its unique challenges and opportunities. And our recruiting experts are skilled at marrying talent and business--identifying the ideal professionals for an organization's culture and its teams, its needs and its goals.

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