POSITION OVERVIEW

As the Cost Engineer, you will prepare a detailed breakdown of materials and labor estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work. You will review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is cost-effective to produce or purchase components.

As the Cost Engineer, you will prepare a detailed breakdown of materials and labor estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work. You will review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is cost-effective to produce or purchase components.

Key performance areas

• Estimate material & labor breakdown of complex/large projects.
• Develop, design, or create new construction techniques and ideas.
• Ability to understand the accurate scope of a project.
• Establish effective communication with vendors, subcontractors, and internal customers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for products, or services, applying knowledge of specialized methodologies, techniques, principles, or processes.
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepare itemized lists.
  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Develop cost estimates for parts, sub-assemblies, and finished devices.
  • Prepare Estimated Bill of Materials and Bill of Labors for the sign construction project.
  • Compare and prepare estimated costs with actual costs, as well as variance reports.
  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Visit site record information about equipment access.

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