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Construction Cost Assistant

  • Job reference: FG-004208
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing
  • Location: Portland

Construction Cost Assistant
Our Team in Beaverton is growing! We are seeking a Construction Cost Assistant who will work at our Premier Semi-Conductor Manufacturer Client site. This position will work with the Senior Cost Manager to track, analyze and report costs on a daily basis using a variety of tools. Provides professional support to invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management and close out administration, including assistance with procurement, earned value and value engineering.

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #13 largest Project Management Company and #11 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA.



 Responsibilities
• Assists in the preparation and issuance of periodic cost reports.
• Inputs PO, orders and invoices into the cost report where applicable.
• Assists in the preparation of a cash flow with the cost report, and issues to client’s finance/construction team.
• Assists in the preparation and monitoring of a change order log.
• Assists in the review of change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.
• Assists in the review and monitoring all the invoices for the project. Codes the invoices where applicable and forwards them to the client's account payable department.
• Assists in the procurement of construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis, where applicable.
• Assists in the overview of contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages, where applicable.
• Helps organize bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams. Attends meetings.
• Assists in the review of contractor closeout documents.
• Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Requirements
• A BS/BA degree Engineering,Construction Management or related field
• Two years of related experience
• Must have advanced excel skills
• Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite.


Benefits
Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
• competitive salary
• broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
• generous time-off benefits
• 401 (k) with employer match
• flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
• career development opportunities through our corporate university
• highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
• valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.


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