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Cost Engineer

Company: Clayco
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $3.8 billion in revenue for 2020, Clayco specializes in the "art and science of building," providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects.
Why Clayco?Best Places to Work - Crain's Chicago Business, St. Louis Business JournalENR - Top Midwest Contractors (#1), Top Design Build Contractors (#5), Top 400 Contractors (#24)
Clayco is currently seeking a Cost Engineer to join our team in St. Louis, MO office. In this role, you will be assisting in the development and management of the project financial strategy. You will be working directly with the project management team to manage the project budget, costs, change orders, pricing requests, billings and forecasts. You will be responsible for generating and maintaining reports that provide information to different groups, work with the management team to identify variances, risks and maintain quality control processes to improve project cost procedures and ensuring conformity with management's strategy.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Monitor performance and project financial control plans to identify improvements
  • Work closely with project teams to evaluate and formulate an independent assessment of the indicated outcome of major project financial earnings.
  • Design, develop, and deliver dashboards that enable senior leaders and business teams to efficiently understand data trends of active projects
  • Understand key business needs and translate into dashboard data, metric, and dimension requirements
  • Share solutions and collaborate with the broader analytics, business intelligence, and internal IT community
  • Continually engage in self-learning activities to advance understanding of the latest technologies and construction processes
  • Develop process and tools to institute predictive financial modeling
  • Ensure adherence to data governance, compliance, and risk policies
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Review project cost reports, identifying trends and providing ideas for managing costs to the Senior Project Profit Manager.
  • Project Analysis:
  • Forecast validation - review/validate Project Manager forecast
  • Understand construction opportunities/risk - ability to monetize same
  • Evaluate financial impacts of change management and process effectiveness
  • Organize data to produce constructive analysis to positively affect outcome
  • BU Analysis: Aggregate project performance by BU, Customer, Geography, PX, OE, PM, Etc.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, such as Building Science, Construction Management or Engineering
    • Experience developing data models and dashboards
    • Expert-level proficiency in designing and building data models to enable optimal use
    • Experience gathering business requirements for reporting needs
    • Strong attention to detail and managing time efficiently
    • Strong collaboration skills
    • Highly responsive and driven individual for a demanding work environment

      Some things you should know
      • This position is based in St. Louis, MO
      • Our clients and projects are nationwide - so some travel will be required
      • No other builder can offer the collaborative design-build approach that Clayco does
      • We work on creative, complex, award-winning, high profile jobs
      • The pace is fast

Keywords: Clayco, St. Louis , Cost Engineer, Engineering , Saint Louis, Missouri

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