We are currently looking for a Project Cost Analyst to work on Vogtle 3&4. It’s a contract position for a year with a possible extension afterwards, to be based in Waynesboro, GA. The work environment is primarily office setting however the office is located on the construction site.

Role description

The primary role of the Project Cost Analyst will be cost management and control of contracts that are selected for cost tracking.  This will be accomplished by working with personnel from the contract administrator, contractors, financial, and others.  The Project Cost Analyst will be responsible for maintaining the control of budget, change orders, commitments, actuals, and projections.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Work with other Cost Analyst and Budget Coordinator in developing a cost/schedule coding structure (WBS) for use at SNC
  • Work closely with the Contractors in order to understand the estimate details into a detailed control budget for cost tracking
  • Work with the Maintenance Contractor Manager to develop cash flow curves for all projects to be tracked
  • Monitor all project commitments & expenditures for correctness of cost coding
  • Interface with financial to correct errors in the commitment or payment process and ensure accuracy in the cost system
  • Establish relationships with Budget Coordinators and Cost Analysts to enlist their support in tracking craft labor and site related expenses
  • Issue monthly cost reports and analyze and report variances from project budget vs forecast.  It is highly desirable for the individual to be able to write ad hoc reports using MRS (Microsoft Reporting System), and other report writing tools
  • Review monthly project cost report with the Maintenance Contract Manager to ensure that projections are complete and accurate
  • Keep track of all scope changes and ensure that they are included in the project cost report and properly forecast
  • Coordinate with the project scheduler to ensure that the cost projections are properly aligned with the project duration

Essential skills

  • Experience in cost management/control of EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) projects
  • Experience as a Cost Analyst w/detailed use of work breakdown and cost codes is a plus
  • Experience with contract administration and computer-based job costing
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience as a contracts agent or analyst (desired)
  • Experience as a procurement analyst (desired)
  • Ability to facilitate and manage data inputs and changes across multiple organizations
  • Knowledge of Work Management System and supporting systems
  • Knowledge of procurement process (desired)
  • Knowledge of contract development and writing (desired)
  • Knowledge of cost and scheduling techniques, methods and procedures
  • Ad hoc report writing skills using MRS (Microsoft Reporting System) or other report writing tools is an asset

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