17 days old

Senior Cost Control Engineer

Sacramento, CA 95814
Be involved in projects with our Program Management & Oversight Team working on the California High Speed Rail Project and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Cost Control Engineer for our Sacramento, CA office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops monthly cost reports
  • Coordinates with regional project controls staff for required project-level reporting
  • Performs weekly QA/QC of the project cost data tables and communicates corrections to the data analyst
  • Assists the Program Cost Lead with loading the cost budget into EcoSys to capture cost reports
  • Prepares Program Controls functional unit Cost Budget
  • Monitors and reports monthly on hours and cost for Budget, Forecast, and Actual
  • Develops monthly accruals and burn rates for Program Director’s approval:
  • Communicates with project managers to acquire cost data from each project
  • Provides monthly burn rates and reversal for monthly accruals
  • Verifies changes are properly reflected in the cost forecast and assesses impact on contingency, escalation, and cash flow:
  • Assists Program Cost Lead with cost forecasts and funding that conforms to the Cost Management Plan
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of Five (5+) years experience in cost control.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Management, Project Management, or related technical field. Experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various personnel, including dealing with people effectively and tactfully in difficult and stressful situations
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work under time pressure
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Ecosys
  • Familiar with transportation projects and disciplines

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-05

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