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Cost Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004760
  • Sector: Programme Management
  • Location: Albany
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Cost Manager

Our team is growing at our Premier Client Site in Albany, NY! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have at least 5 years of relevant experience, we would like to connect with you.

We are looking for someone who can provide cost management services including invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management, close out administration, procurement management, earned value and value engineering. 


About Us

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC Lavalin group, 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 #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 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.




-Prepares and issues periodic cost reports to senior technical staff.

-Reviews the cash flow prepared by junior technical staff and issues to senior technical staff.

-With minimal supervision, reviews all change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.

-Reviews all invoices for the project and ensures that junior technical staff codes the invoices where applicable and forwards them to the client’s accounts payable department.

-With minimal supervision, provides procurement services for the client, where applicable, for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.

-Where applicable, overviews and reports to the client on contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages.

-Attends the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.

-With minimal supervision, provides cost information on value engineering analysis.

-With minimal supervision, carries out an earned value analysis of the project on a periodic basis.

-Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet their contractual requirements.

-Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary




-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus five years' experience in construction cost analysis/project controls.


 -Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities.

-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

-Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects is preferred.

-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

-Experience managing multiple cost forecasts simultaneously

-Detail oriented

-Strong interpersonal skills, working with project managers, QS

-Unit rate experience preferred

-Semiconductor experience preferred

-IPD Project experience preferred

 -Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body.



General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork. 


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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