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Project Cost Engineer

Company: Harder Mechanical Contractors
Location: Paramount
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Harder Mechanical is one of the nation's largest mechanical contractors with an outstanding reputation for working safely, meeting tough schedules, and delivering quality projects. Based in Portland Oregon, we work primarily in the 11-western states with regional offices in Reno, NV; Phoenix, AZ; Richmond, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Austin, TX; and Dallas, TX.As a Project Cost Engineer, you will be working at an exciting construction project in Paramount that will transform a crude oil refinery into California's most important hub for the production and blending of advanced renewable jet, diesel, gasoline, and propane fuels. This project will help reduce both refinery and fuel emissions while supporting more than 100 advanced, green economy jobs. As an essential member of the project team, you will ensure accurate construction-cost scheduling. This role is on-site and is not a remote position.Successful projects do not complete themselves. Our team of curious and passionate people build on Harder's reputation every day through their actions. We offer professional development opportunities, industry-leading benefits, and the chance to work on projects that will change the built environment forever. Find out more at you'll be doing:You will be responsible for ensuring accurate construction-cost scheduling, analyzing work progress, and developing craft productivity reports. You will support the field and estimators with schedule and labor forecasts and monitor potential cost and scheduling problems for the project team.Project Cost Engineers at Harder perform the following daily tasks:

  • Collection, review, and application of change management on a project level including progress tracking, estimate allocation & budgeting, and funding tracking
  • Partner with project team to track key indicators
  • Monitor project costs and measure project costs/revenues against establish project budget and schedule
  • Support field and estimators with developing and maintaining primary and area-specific schedules and labor forecasts
  • Identify productivity trends
  • Work with project accountant for client invoice submission
  • Understand milestones and specific project schedule
  • Additional responsibilities and duties may include minor procurement and schedulingWhat you will need to be successful in this role:
    • Familiarity and conceptual understanding of online database use
    • Advanced Excel skills such as pivot tables, formulas, dataset manipulation
    • Understanding of project cost and change management concepts
    • Eligibility for client badging
    • General understanding of the nature of process systems, and construction process is essential
    • Excellent organizational, time management, written, verbal and computer skills required
    • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
    • Collaborative team player
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suiteEducation/Experience:
      • 3+ years' experience in similar construction-cost scheduling roles
      • Previous cost engineer experience
      • Previous project accounting experience
      • Familiarity with mechanical systems
      • Experience working with SQL and PowerBIBenefits
        • Competitive salary
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits - 100% of employee premiums are paid by the company
        • Generous retirement package includes: 10% retirement contribution made by the company and a company match up to 2% of your annual salary
        • Profit sharing
        • Discretionary annual bonus
        • Paid vacation and holidays
        • Harder University training and development, as well as other paid professional development opportunities
        • Team environment that promotes individual growthThis position is salaried, compensation is $60,000-$95,000No recruiters. No phone calls, please.About HarderHarder builds sophisticated, modern mechanical solutions that tackle the industry's most complex construction challenges. For over eighty years, Harder Mechanical has continuously refined its processes, creating safe environments from which our skilled staff can focus on the quality craftsmanship we demand. For each industry we serve, Harder stands as the leading service provider in the region and as the needs of industry evolve, we apply our expertise to each new challenge.Harder Mechanical Contractors are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.------Harder is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.---------Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.--- - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Harder Mechanical Contractors, Paramount , Project Cost Engineer, Engineering , Paramount, California

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