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Upcountry South Carolina

Cost Engineer

Faithful+Gould is seeking a Cost Engineer in Anderson, SC. Primary responsibilities include: • Procurement – Assist with bid package preparation and contractor selection. Post bid verification including quantity/rate check and award recommendation. Provide value engineering options where necessary. Drafting eRequisition documentation for Owner approval. Experience of both Unit Rate and Lump Sum contracts. • Field Change Requests (FCR) – Develop, track, analyze, forecast, and process on-site field changes. Set up and run weekly contractor meetings to review, negotiate, and approve FCN’s. Ensure all back up information is supplied, checking against base scope for discrepancies. Summarize approved FCN’s per contractor and forward to procurement for formal change order issue. • Invoice Review – Validate invoices received against approved base contract/FCR’s. • Cost Reports – Assist with cost report preparation and provide input with contractor forecasting. Provide justification for monthly variances. • Earned Value Measurement – Create, maintain, and report earned value progress measurement for contractor scope of works. • Schedule – Review and comment on both the master schedule and contractor-specific work schedules. • Contract Close Out – Support close out of contracts ensuring all supporting documentation is complete together with relevant back charges applied. The ideal candidate will possess the following: • Deep domain in project cost engineering with 3+ years of relevant experience and proven track record of success. • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or construction related field. • Project experience on $100M+ “fast track” process or manufacturing project experience. • Previous employment history with construction management companies showing a progression of skills and experience. • Core belief in site safety. • Previous experience with both Lump Sum and Unit Rate contracting. • Solid Project Controls knowledge. Anyone qualified and interested should send updated resume to Michael Pritchett mike.pritchett@fgould.comt. Tel 404-469-9115.