Cost Engineer

Ridgecrest, CA

Posted: 05/09/2022 Job Number: JN -092021-13532 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Cost Engineer

Salary: $130k-$132k

Location: China Lake, CA

Industry: Dept. of Defense

Clearance: Must obtain CAC Card (lifetime search)


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline or similar

A minimum of ten (10) years' experience working with Cost Estimating on commercial/industrial type facilities contracts with at least five (5) valued in excess of $5O million.

A minimum of five (5) years of experience using Costworks and Success Estimator as well as Mil (Microcomputer Aided Cost Estimating System Second Generation) cost estimating software.

Certification as a PMP from (PMI) or CCM (CMAA) desired.

Registration as a U.S. Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Engineer (PE) desired.

Familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is required.


Analyzing and estimating extensive architectural/engineering alterations and modifications to existing facilities and new facilities.

Analysis of designs. drawings, proposals, scopes of work, and/or specifications to determine cost projections: and developing comprehension budget cost estimates for complex construction assemblies and building systems composites for all facility project types, ranging from multi- family housing facilities to very complex industrial and operational facilities.

Development of detailed cost estimates for project under construction either Design- Build or Design-Bid-Build.

Knowledge of construction task-based scheduling. productivity rates, and development of crews and task durations.

Comprehensive knowledge of cost estimates, scheduling. and other required services in applying risk analysis concepts and their application cost and schedule risk analysis.

Performing Quality Control and Quality Assurance and reviews of complex cost estimates

Experience with the use of Autodesk software, Microsoft Office products, cost engineering software and other systems and software used by the program.

Experience in the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM), specifically Revit is desirable.

Professional knowledge of cost engineering concepts, theories, principles, practices, and techniques necessary to plan, design, construct maintain a wide range of shore based engineering projects.

Keyword Searchstring: Cost engineer, PMP, CCM, Registered architect, professional engineer, DMCS, BIM, primavera, project manager, program manager, consutrction



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