AECOM Senior Cost Consultant in San Bernadino, California

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Senior Cost Consultant

United States of America - California

San Bernadino

Job Summary

The Program Cost Consultancy Group of AECOM is actively seeking a pragmatic, highly talented and experienced Senior Cost Consultant for immediate employment in the office located in San Bernardino, CA. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Cost Management, and should have previously worked for a cost management consultant and ideally have some experience working for a contracting organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete Estimating and Cost planning assignments through pre-contract design phases but also in managing post- contract change order reviews and construction claims

  • Develop detailed cost estimates from drawings; identify deficiencies and/or questions

  • Have an understanding for the make-up of net-costs; including review of material prices, labor rates/ fringe benefits

  • Assist in completing comparative cost options i.e. cost alternatives or Value Engineering and reviews to help the design team in selection processes through-out the pre-contract design phases

  • Be willing to accumulate, evaluate and document historical cost data for the development of future estimates

  • The preparation of final cost estimate

  • Provide coordination and liaison with project management throughout the estimate development

  • Construction phase

  • Review contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and cost allowances for scope changes

  • Review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it is specification compliant

  • Review labor rates to ensure conformance to the contract requirements

  • Review labor productivity to ensure that the labor hours are in conformance with contract working restrictions, overtime is appropriate, etc.

  • Review quantities and ensure there is a fair and reasonable representation of additional scope, as well as possible credits

  • Review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or construction related field, or equivalent experience,

  • 10+ years' experience

  • Knowledge and experience of preparing cost plans at various stages of the design process on construction projects including large scale transportation, water, residential and commercial projects, including change management and when necessary resolution of contractual claims

  • Can interpret design drawings and develop a cost plan from the early conceptual stage and through to pre-tender submission

  • Be competent in spoken & written presentations for; estimates, reconciling documents, etc.

  • Be assertive but fair and reasonable when negotiating for all of the above

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scheduling and claim review experience

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.

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Job Category Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185331BR

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.