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Senior Cost Engineer - Chandler, AZ

Exyte is a global leader in the design, engineering, and delivery of facilities for high-tech industries. With a history of more than 100 years, the company has developed a unique expertise in controlled and regulated environments. Exyte has a truly global footprint, serving the most technically demanding clients in markets such as semiconductors, batteries, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and data centers. The company offers a full range of services from consulting to the managing of turnkey solutions – delivered to the highest quality and safety standards. Solving the most complex challenges, Exyte forges trusted, long-lasting relationships with its clients. In 2019, Exyte generated sales of EUR 3.9 billion with around 5,200 highly experienced and motivated employees. The company is ideally positioned to further strengthen its market leadership with its broad industry insight and its exceptional talents. www.exyte.net  

Job Summary

A Senior Cost Engineer is responsible for management and execution of the change management, financial analysis, and reporting functions necessary to establish both current costs and forecasting for projects. Participates in daily activities relating to cost and accounting functions that are necessary for a positive financial outcome.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides financial analysis, budgeting and reporting for the project, including the preparation of monthly reports
• Reviews monthly subcontractor payments and owner billings and participates in the creation and tracking of change orders
• Prepares cost, time and labor estimates, equipment and material projections, and productivity trend reporting. Provides analysis on key operations to accurately forecast these costs to determine expected financial outcome
• Assists with tracking project contingencies 
• Participates in the creation of the payment applications and understands its connection with the job cost report and key indicators
• Audits project billings against Oracle, Prolog and billings to the owner
• Participates in Project Reviews with the Project Manager and Project team
• Provides project forecasting based on estimates, productivity, earned value and other project controls principles.
• Other duties as assigned


• High School Diploma or GED required
• 10+ years of experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Engineering or related field preferred
• Certified Cost Consultant (CCC) preferred
• Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) preferred
• Program Management Certification (PgMP) preferred
• Demonstrated experience in deployment of a work breakdown structure for use in cost engineering for EPCC projects
• Experience on Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning (EPCC) projects is required
• Experience on EPCC projects over $100M is highly desirable
• Demonstrated high degree of foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving project cost abnormalities
• Experience with Prolog and Oracle EPM financial systems
• Proven track record of hands on experience in project cost controls with acumen to support project execution and corporate requirements
• Ability to analyze, communicate, recommend, implement and report cost information to various audiences including subcontractors, project staff, corporate leadership, and project controls functional leadership
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Exceptional organization and coordination skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft products (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)
• Basic understanding of Project Controls and cost management functions
• Ability to travel to support both project and corporate needs


Attractive salaries, supportive environments and excellent benefits allow for growth and career development with Exyte Group.




Exyte Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Exyte Group provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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