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AECOM Cost Engineer in San Francisco, California

United States of America - California, San Francisco

Job Summary

The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a highly motivated Cost Engineer for immediate employment in San Mateo County, California.

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

  • We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

The job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare program budget, expenditure, and forecast analyses including fiscal year budget estimates, cash flows, and burn rate analyses.

  • Collaborate with project controls team to implement and ensure adherence to program cost control processes.

  • Routinely maintain the program cost management database (PRISM) including project budget, commitment, cost, and change management data.

  • Support the project change management and trend management processes and contingency tracking.

  • Prepare and develop accurate and timely program reports and presentations to management and funding partners.

  • Manage contract and work directive life cycle from vendor cost proposal review, purchase order setup, invoice audit and payment, and closeout.

  • Support on the tracking of project funding plan and grant administration.

  • Perform monthly variance analyses evaluating program incurred costs vs budget projections.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with federally funded projects

  • Experience with PRISM cost management database

  • Familiarity of FTA SCC Cost Category reporting

  • Understanding of cost management process and procedures for multi-billion dollar project.

  • Understanding of Work Breakdown Structure and project coding structures.

  • Experience establishing and updating project budgets.

  • Capable of analyzing cost variances against established budgets and overtime.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft financial system or comparable enterprise system.

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability in cross-functional environment.

  • Open-minded, collaborative, proactive, and team-oriented attitude.

  • Strong work ethic and detail oriented.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251267BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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