Senior Cost Engineer, Fresno, CA 

Senior Cost Engineer, Fresno, CA

Position Summary: 

Under the general direction of the Central Valley Regional Contract Manager, the Senior Cost Engineer is responsible for analysis and reporting of project costs and the administration of the organization’s cost tracking system.


Essential Functions:

  • Manages and participates in the detailed analysis and reporting of project costs utilizing established project control systems
  • Administers and provides training and support for the cost tracking system
  • Coordinates with teams responsible for project execution to insure project progress is being reported and recorded in the established project control systems
  • Participates along with the project team in project planning and initiation including task/work order scoping, and project budgeting
  • Define the initial project budget based on SME input and baseline upon approval
  • Prepares with staff, monthly summary level cost reports for Program Management
  • Conduct internal team meetings and prepare team communications as needed


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

  • Participate in project risk assessments and discussions to identify impacts to project budget
  • Assist customers and colleagues on issues and requests associated with project cost tracking and analysis
  • Organize and maintains the integrity of cost information being collected and reported on
  • Assist in training Cost Engineering staff
  • Define and develop additional reports and reporting metrics as needed or requested
  • BS degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely-related field
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in project controls and analyzing costs, preferably with construction programs
  • Proficiency in project management software i.e. MS Project or P6
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Project Management Cost Tracking systems
  • Expert MS Excel user including Pivot Tables, Data Connections and Macros
  • Familiarity with estimating software i.e. Sage/Timberline and HCSS
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) Tools and Digital Dashboards desirable
  • Knowledge of utility projects
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written including written reports, summaries, and presentations
  • Employment authorization to work in the United States immediately


We strongly believe in making a difference—for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. As such, we seek the best in our employees. In turn, we offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, and vision insurances, life insurance, paid holiday, vacation, and sick days, and a 401 (k) retirement plan.

Cordoba Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer