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Cost Engineer
CompanyCDC dbd North Wind Group
LocationIdaho Falls ID
Job TypeFull Time
Job Responsibilities

North Wind Group is seeking a Cost Engineer for a job. The general scope of this position is to:

1) Assist Project Managers(PMs) and the project team in effectively and proactively managing projects to ensure project success.

2) Identify and assist the Project Manager with the preparation of project changes – submit formal change controls

3) Perform a broad spectrum of cost estimating functions that include developing proposal Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), schedule, cost estimates, Basis of Estimate (BOE), and cost modeling,

Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to:

• Monitor, analyze, and forecast cost elements on the project, including changes

• Develop and process changes in the change management system

• Working as an integral part of a team to review project scope, conduct risk evaluations

• Coordinate and lead the preparation of estimates for assigned projects, Estimate and/or price extrawork items, change orders, credit, etc..

• Interfacing with standard company business systems (Primavera P6 scheduling, Deltek Costpoint costaccounting system, NWG Dashboard, etc.).

• Supporting PMs in managing procurement actions (accruals, invoicing, and costing).

• Working closely with thePCE assigned to the job to ensure accurate reporting on schedule performance and change controls

• Formulating effective communications and reporting requirements (as defined by the PM, Corporate policy, and customer requirements) that define the current status of a project in relation to the project performance baseline, reasons for deviation, and assisting with implementing corrective action plans.

• Seeking continuous improvement and enhancements of current project management methodologies.

• Assisting the proposal development team

• Review and incorporate historical data.

• Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to help back up estimate figures for the cos testimating team.

• Help determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints.

• Work closely with otherdepartments to ensure proper resources included in estimates.

• Be involved in project planning sessions and team meetings to provide estimating input. 


·       4 Year educational degree and at least 5 years of demonstrated project Controls/Cost Estimating experience. Must possess superior oral and written communication.

·       Familiar with Project Controls EVMS processes and project management software's such as Primavera P6 and Deltek Costpoint.

Experienced in all facets of Cost Estimating, including developing detailed cost estimates and BOEs using Code of Accounts to develop a cost history database that is company specific and performing cost modeling for large projects. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualifiedindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature ofthose accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disabilityand require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the applicationprocess, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this onlineapplication process and need an alternative method for applying, you maycontact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fairand impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion,national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion orother legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran statusand will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.