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Construction Cost Analyst

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Kforce's client in Fremont, CA is seeking a Construction Cost Analyst with relevant construction experience to support the buildout of facilities and infrastructure. This position will be directly responsible for working on cost management, cost analysis, cost reporting and benchmarking throughout various project stages. In addition, this role will support the change management and risk management process for design and construction. Responsibilities: Cost Control: Construction Cost Analyst will support the development and implementation of cost management project for construction projects, including approved budget, total commitments, cost incurred and invoiced costs; Work closely with project teams to forecast project cost during project execution
Change Management/Cost Forecasting: Support the change management process to ensure accurate cost projections for each project
Cost Communication: Assist with the management of program teams to produce dashboards to communicate cost performance across teams
Cost Analysis & Tracking: As a Construction Cost Analyst, you will perform trend analysis and actively evaluate project cost performance to identify potential risk areas and validate forecast
Reporting: Maintain cost tools and reports to communicate project cost metrics and performance with the project cost metrics and performance with the project team and senior managers so they can make data-based decisions
Risk Assessment: Work with key stakeholders to identify project risk and track them
Benchmarking: Construction Cost Analysts tracks historical cost to help develop up to date benchmarking data for estimating
Other work as needed in support of successful project delivery

Job Requirements:
Four-year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or related degree
1-2 years of post-graduate experience working in project controls or construction management on commercial office construction projects
Excellent written and verbal communication presentation skills are a must; Good organization skills, ability to multi-task and be a team player
Knowledge of how things are built at the fundamental level, experience with construction management preferred
Willingness to get your hands dirty to understand the projects you are supporting
Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines, aggressive goals, and demanding work environment
Have an inquisitive and open attitude to exploring new ideas and willingness to continuously learn
Capacity to work long hours on demanding projects in high stress environments
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Palo Alto , Construction Cost Analyst, Professions , Palo Alto, California

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