Sr. Cost Specialist- Project Controls
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Mobile, AL 36607
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.
Street: 20 South Royal Street