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Cost Control Manager

Cost Control Manager

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Cost Control Manager at an EPC union project jobsite located in Trenton, New Jersey. It may be necessary to spend some time in our Tucker, Georgia and/or Minneapolis, Minnesota offices initially prior to being present on site.


Key Responsibilities

  • Managing project cost in Penta database
  • Measuring and tracking progress based on Earned Value
  • Preparing bi-weekly project cost reports and forecasts
  • Participation in change order process with subcontractors, vendors, and the Owner
  • Providing input on monthly invoicing to Owner
  • Analyzing and recommending if and when project contingency draw-down is necessary
  • Ensure compliance with company cost control policies and procedures and good business practices
  • Perform additional assignments per project manager's and construction manager's direction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in construction management or engineering, or equivalent technical training and related experience
  • Minimum of ten (10) years total equivalent experience with industrial construction projects
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc.
  • Knowledge of construction project practices and procedures
  • Strong leadership and management skills required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work with multinational and multi-disciplined personnel
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Excellent knowledge of and commitment to safety requirements
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Understands business implications of decisions
  • Follows through on commitments; meets productivity standards
  • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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