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Cost Engineer

Company: Meruelo Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Meruelo Enterprises, Inc. is a leading company in the construction and engineering industry. We perform engineering & construction work in a variety of market segments. We are headquartered in Los Angeles with business units in LA, Riverside, San Diego and Ventura performing work throughout California.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Cost Engineer based in Riverside, CA. and reporting to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Maintaining accurate reporting of both project level and company level revenue and profit projections.
  • Confirming policies and procedures are being met while also maintaining and updating policies as needed.
  • Reviewing team projections and independently assessing; monetizing all foreseeable risks and potential gains.
  • Provide systems training for new employees at different levels, both operationally and financially.
  • Interpreting operational and field input to produce financial reports to aid management decision-making.
  • Closing the loop between the completion of projects and providing detailed feedback to our estimating department for incorporation into future bids.
  • The successful candidate will work within the Meruelo Enterprises, Inc. portfolio of companies. The successful candidate must follow all safety protocols and safe work practices while performing all duties as assigned.
  • Representing as our principle customer interface for billing exceptions and cash flow management issues.
  • Producing detailed construction claims for unforeseen circumstances and changes to the project specifications or scope
  • Assessment of subcontract bids with recommendations and reconciliation of interim sub-contract valuations
  • Interface with our procurement and equipment department leads for all cost control matters relating to the procurement of materials/tools and the renting & maintenance costs of external and owned construction equipment
  • Interfacing with our risk and claims department lead on all cost matters pertaining to construction related incidents & claims
    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience required.
    • Typically possesses 2 - 3 years of Project Management or Engineering experience.
    • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project.
    • Demonstrated experience-utilizing Excel to review, manipulate, and analyze data, some statistics and/or finance coursework or related experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience using Crystal Reports, SQL and/or Spectrum preferred.
      SKILLS, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
      • Demonstrated experience collaborating on cross-functional teams to meet objectives.
      • Demonstrated experience utilizing excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
      • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for results, must be able to work independently and as a part of a team
      • Demonstrated experience developing and facilitating presentations of data and recommendations.
      • Must demonstrate effective decision-making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
      • Must demonstrate strong ethics, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and engage in continuous learning.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, walk, stand and sit for prolong periods. The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees assigned to this position. This description assists in ADA compliance, and is not intended for any other purpose such as compensation. All employees must comply with company policies and applicable laws. Management retains the right to assign additional duties periodically and the discretion to add or change the duties of this position any time.
        Meruelo Enterprises, Inc. offers a very competitive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k.
        Meruelo Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Meruelo Enterprises, Inc., Riverside , Cost Engineer, Engineering , Riverside, California

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