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2018-02-222018-03-24

Cost Engineer

Aecom
Birmingham
  • Job Code
    23339-1225027
Company AECOM

Job Title: Cost Engineer

JobID: 23339-1225027

Location: Birmingham, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Program, Cost, Consultancy

**Position Title** Cost Engineer

United Kingdom - West Midlands

Birmingham

**Job Summary**

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including cost managers, commercial managers, estimators, quantity surveyors, architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company.

The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government.

Our Infrastructure business line is one of our key growth areas, servicing a range of clients including High Speed 2, Network Rail, Environment Agency, Highways England, Frontier Water companies and Cross Rail. Our office’s offer excellent working and living environment for staff, with locations in London and Birmingham.

**Minimum Requirements**

As part of our cost management function you will be primarily associated with supporting programme strategy as part of a wider programme controls function.

* Deployment and administration of Cost Management and Cost Reporting systems

* Establishing WBS, CBS and control accounts

* Management and reporting of risk and contingency

* Production of regular cost reports at contract, area and programme level

* Support in the production of programme performance baselines and application of EV

* Assist in cost estimate production, procurement and tender assessments

* Assess the impact of scope change and effective application of change control governance

* Production of cost forecasts and periodic variance reports

* Support the development of effective cost benchmarking and value for money reporting

The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes private healthcare, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday a year, plus additional flexible benefits such as gym membership, season ticket loans and additional annual leave.

**Preferred Qualifications**

Essential:

* Appreciation of Project / Programme Controls disciplines

* Experienced cost management and associated project controls and cost reporting

* Strong understanding of NEC Contract Administration

* Familiarity of Network Rail contracts

* Appreciation of controls systems and production of reporting outputs, @Risk, P6, Baseline change control, dashboard production

* Understanding of the DfT ECAM process, NR GRIP process and the importance of demonstrating efficiency, value for money within regulated environments

* Experience of contract management systems such as A-Site, CEMAR, eB, Aconex and other collaboration technologies

* Understand SACR, Review Point and P-Rep expectations

* Client facing and able to work in co-located environments

Preferred:

* A comprehensive understanding of the construction industry across a wide range of disciplines and sectors, in particular infrastructure, civils, railways or engineering construction

* Expertise in Aires (PRISM)

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Cost Management and Consulting Services

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 176834BR

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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