Cost Control Specialist

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 06/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -062024-19061 State: Texas

Job Description

Cost Control Specialist

Salary: $28-$32/hr DOE

Type: Opportunity for contract to hire

Location: Houston, TX

Industry: Defense/Engineering


  • BS Degree in Finance or a related business discipline, with 2-6 years of cost control experience
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Cost Point, Cognos, OnBase, Deltek and WorkDay
  • Must be capable of working independently under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Familiar with often changing deadlines, inquiries and related pressures and able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must interact well with all levels of Project Management and colleagues in other functional areas/departments.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethics, mathematical/analytical skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Perm Resident


  • Forecasts, controls, and reports project costs needed within an organization.
  • Develops and provides project variances, trending and analysis of expenditures, and completion reports.
  • Reviews project costs incurred by category, calculates future costs based on labor productivity, material price increases, subcontract, wage rates and risk analysis.
  • Under general supervision, and occasional direct supervision, performs assignments requiring experience and knowledge of standard concepts within project controls.
  • Displays core competencies by analyzing possible solutions using standard procedures while developing advanced skills.

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SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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