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Sr. Cost Specialist- Project Controls

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Hargrove and Associates, Inc.
Physical Address

Mobile, AL 36607
Job Description

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Construction Science, Building Science or related field is highly preferred.

Certification: AACE International or Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is highly preferred.

Experience: This position requires 15 or more years of relevant industrial experience in cost control and estimating.

Generally responsible for monitoring project costs and/or estimating projects. Work will be performed under minimal supervision.

Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

+ Developing schedules and analysis for contract packages to forecast construction activities and identify coordination issues where safety and schedule can potentially be in conflict.

+ Developing, monitoring and updating schedules by obtaining updates through meetings, construction coordination interviews and field verification.

+ Complete understanding of Earned Value and Project Productivity.

+ Monitoring and maintaining the change notice/change order management system. Assisting in facilitating weekly change notice hearings and change committee meetings.

+ Developing estimates for construction projects including but not limited to estimates associated with change notices.

+ Developing and maintaining the cost system including reconciling commitments, change orders, contractor invoices and producing cost reports.

+ Developing, monitoring, and updating schedules. Establishing a progressive system for projects.

+ Assisting clients and teammates in developing construction and contract strategies for constructability of projects as it pertains to logistics and safety.

+ Assisting in quantity analysis for the duration of activities and for estimating purposes.

+ Interacting and leading Project Controls efforts with clients, contractors and internal teammates on projects and Hargrove required management direction within the Project Controls discipline.

+ Knowledge and application of company business standards and good practices.

+ Extreme attention to detail.

+ Possesses a comprehensive understanding of the function of all engineering disciplines.

+ Understanding of existing and potential customer deliverable expectations and preferences.

+ Ability to set priorities.

+ Ability to effectively discuss and correspond with engineering disciplines and/or contractors to ascertain and understand pertinent information concerning schedules, scopes of work, estimates and/or project costs.

+ Coaching and mentoring skills and experience.

+ Excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.

+ Excellent presentation skills.

+ Excellent organizational skills.

+ Knowledge of other disciplines deliverable development to ensure coordination of efforts.

+ Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all project controls deliverables.

+ Ability to develop a construction cost estimate, a detailed engineering schedule and a man-hour budget for a small project or an area for a larger project.

+ Ability to determine construction material quantities.

+ Experienced in estimating and scheduling professional service hours and assessing the progress and quality of project controls work. Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks.

+ Proficient in the use of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project scheduling software and Timberline Estimating software.

+ Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

ID: 2019-2077

Street: 20 South Royal Street

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