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Cost Engineer Analyst - Project Control

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Location: Richmond, California, USA
Duration: 40 hours/week
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Summary of Duties:

The Cost Engineering Analyst will provide support at the project level, as well as the program level, to implement control system and re-instrumentation projects.

Specific Roles/Responsibilities include:

Monitor cost & schedule at project and program levels.

  • Maintain WBS and CBS structures;
  • Track costs and commitments;
  • Monitor and review Earned Value reporting;
  • Administer Cost Engineering impacted management of change, including budget transfers, contingency drawdown and trend logs;
  • Maintain consistency in cost bases through rigorous adherence to the controls processes;
  • Process change orders from contractors;
  • Work with Procurement, Estimating & Project Management to estimate changes and resolve claims.

Provide support to the Program

  • Provide input to the Project Controls Plan and its elements;
  • Work with Finance to ensure established accounting processes, systems, and procedures are followed;
  • Participate in project reviews, risk assessments and assurance activities;
  • Support business planning processes and reporting;
  • Independently identify and work with interfaces to resolve issues;
  • May mentor others.


  • Report rollup cash flow and forecast;
  • Generate project progress, performance, & forecast reports;
  • Misc. reporting as required.

Participates and supports:

  • Shares knowledge readily between the Project group, the project team, the refineries, and the engineering contractors;
  • Provides input into the Project Execution Plan.

About You

Essential criteria & qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, or Business;
  • Well-rounded Cost Engineering background in FEL Phases 2, 3 and 4;
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Cost Engineering/Project Controls (oil and gas preferred);
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with project systems including finance systems (SAP), business planning processes and invoicing (processing, record keeping, auditing);
  • Experience with Chevron ARIBA Procurement system and SAP is a plus;
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team within a geographically dispersed complex multi-project environment;
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and to work well within a team environment with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to travel to other project locations.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • AACE International certification as a Certified Cost Consultant and/or as a Certified Cost Engineer;
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills;
  • In-depth knowledge of industry and professional cost engineering and/or Project Services practices, trends, best practices, etc.;
  • Consistently considers problems, process improvements, changes, etc. with an enterprise mind-set;
  • Anticipates resistance to changes and applies strategies to mitigate.

What We Offer


Contract Hire; Full Time; Extremely competitive wages and benefit package.

Closing Date:

Friday, April 13, 2018

How to Apply

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