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Cost Engineer

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Engineering
  • Phoenix

AI generated summary

  • You need a relevant degree, 5+ years experience on large construction projects in specific industries, expertise in Microsoft Office/Primavera P6, and strong communication skills to excel as our Cost Engineer.
  • You will support project cost tracking, change management, budget reconciliation, risk management, cashflow forecasting, invoice review, client communication, and project controls.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, quantity surveying, or other relevant degree
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a cost engineer or project controls role on large complex construction projects
  • Background in oil and gas, energy projects, industrial process, or pharmaceutical projects is required
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient using Primavera P6 software
  • Good time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute


  • Supporting the development and maintenance of budgets and tracking project costs throughout the life of projects
  • Supporting change management, estimating impacts of changes and contingency drawdown
  • Reviewing monthly cost reporting and budget reconciliation
  • Developing risk register and tracking impacts
  • Handling cashflow forecasting and monitoring
  • Reviewing contractor/consultant invoices
  • Developing WBS and cost breakdowns
  • Supporting client account management
  • Communicating details effectively to internal and external stakeholders including presentations
  • Establishing new and maintaining existing project controls tools


What are the main responsibilities of a Cost Engineer at Currie & Brown?

The main responsibilities include providing construction expertise for estimation, procurement, cost planning, and supporting project leaders to achieve successful outcomes for clients.

What skills are required to be a successful Cost Engineer at Currie & Brown?

Strong leadership skills, the ability to mentor and develop a team, expertise in estimation and procurement, and a strong desire to provide excellent service to clients.

What kind of environment can be expected while working as a Cost Engineer at Currie & Brown?

A fun and challenging environment where your skills will grow, with opportunities to innovate, share knowledge, and contribute to the reputation of Currie & Brown as a preferred service provider.

What location is this Cost Engineer position based in?

The Cost Engineer position is located in Phoenix, AZ for our client.

How can a Cost Engineer contribute to the culture of innovation at Currie & Brown?

By capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, providing high standards of service, and actively participating in the growth and development of the team.

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Mission & Purpose

Currie & Brown is a world-leading provider of project management, cost management, and advisory services, covering the full range of public and private sectors. Our purpose is to add value that makes building a better future possible. We help clients navigate volatility and unpredictability, providing the certainty that enables better, more sustainable built environments for all.