The primary function of the Cost Engineer is to track and forecast costs associated with labor, material, equipment, and subcontractors. The Cost Engineer also produces and analyzes reports for the Project Manager and other project supervisors as appropriate.
This position requires knowledge in the areas of accounting, payroll, purchasing, cost control, scheduling, human resources policies and procedures, and project closeout procedures. The Cost Engineer will be required to work closely with clients and Project Managers on billing and cost reporting requirements to ensure the client’s and project needs are met. The Cost Engineer will be required to deal directly with clients. They promote Starcon in a positive manner, developing a partnering relationship with the client to reduce the client’s costs, and improve safety and reliability.