Cost Engineer in الدوحة at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/26/2020

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of a great team working on some of the world’s greatest engineering and construction projects with the latest software? Parsons is currently seeking a project control engineer/specialist to contribute expertise in project controls, scheduling, and earned value management.   At this level, the Cost Engineer has sufficient training, technical expertise to work mostly independently on assigned projects.  Some rotational experience may be through the Estimating, Cost Engineering, and Planning/Scheduling cost centers. 

Cost Engineering:
Develops and maintains the cost control portion of the Parsons Integrated Control System (PICS) to provide project management, as well as the department and Company management, with the necessary tools for project cost control.
May participate in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with Procurement, Engineering, and Finance Departments.
Prepares and processes input to the cost control system for all cost reports.
Prepares graphs, diagrams, and other exhibits to illustrate cost status and forecast requirements for Project Management and client.
Performs analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.

Planning and Scheduling:
Implements and maintains the Planning/Scheduling portion of PICS.  Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships.  Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.
Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.  Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.  Reports schedule status to all levels of project and Company management as well as to the Client.
Provides computer input and performs analytical review of reports generated.
Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting. May provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to others in the resolution of project control problems. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.  Must work with project managers and project controls manager in the areas of planning and scheduling.  Must understand and interpret contract specifications to accordingly prepare and review construction schedules.  Must collect and report on project schedules identifying and assisting in analysis of project schedule variances and assist in the development of corrective action.     

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering , Construction Management, Finance or Business  and typically 3+ years of related work experience.

Assignments require the working knowledge of various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Excel, Primavera, and Document and Materials Controls System (DMCS). 


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