AECOM Entry-Level Cost Consultant in San Francisco, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151428BR

Position Title Entry-Level Cost Consultant

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City San Francisco

Why Choose AECOM? 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 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. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Cost Consultant for employment in the San Francisco, CA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. In this role, entry-level technical new hires are eligible to participate in AECOM’s Graduate Development Program (GDP), a 2-year development experience designed to support assimilation into the organization, help with technical development planning toward licensure (or other early technical milestones), and with creating a foundation of knowledge necessary for future career success.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, Milestone Reports, Pre/Post Contract Auditing, Change Order Review/Reconciliation, LEED Cost Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide analysis on projects

  • Execute work plans and task definition, participate in data collection

  • Participate in development of solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Apply unit costs and productivity rates, as provided by supervisor

  • Solicit and collect subcontractor and vendor bids or quotations

  • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships

  • Prepare subcontractor analysis sheets for assigned scope of work

  • Evaluate changes and subcontractor change order estimates

  • Provide expertise in all phases of construction work

  • Work and collaborate with team members throughout the country for specific project sector needs

  • Speak and meet with clients providing outstanding consultative services

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experienced giving presentations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Area of study in construction, financial or mathematics area desirable

  • Desire to obtain professional accreditation

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.