Cost Analyst – Project

City: Waynesboro

State: GA

Type of Work: Full Time Contract

January 13, 2021

Job Description

Immediate 12 month position available in Waynesboro, GA.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • Office located in a construction environment, which requires the candidate to transverse through construction areas.
Below are some of the duties to be performed by the individual filling this role:
  • Work with other Cost Analyst and Budget Coordinator in developing a cost/schedule coding structure (WBS) for use
  • 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
Background/Experience Requirements:
  • 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)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • 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
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to motivate a group toward a shared goal
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Personal ownership and initiative
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both a technical and user-friendly language

If you already have a resume on file with The E Group and would like to be considered for this position, simply email your note of interest to The E Group at .

Why Choose The E Group? We are an award winning firm recognized for having an outstanding reputation with our clients and employees. All contractors are eligible for full group health and dental benefits, 401K with matching, and various insurances. Generous living expenses are given to help those who relocate or have duplicate housing.

For immediate consideration simply attach your resume to this posting or email your resume to All applicants will receive feedback once position closes.

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