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Cost Controls Analyst at Jacobs

Cost Controls Analyst

Jacobs New York, NY Full-Time
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Our team is looking to add a senior cost control professional to its team responsible for award winning projects.  If you’re looking for a challenge, consider joining our team where you will be a major contributor to the growth of exciting projects. 

Performing client management / interfacing / updates / presentations at all levels of management, Project Cost Controls partners with Project Managers to ensure complete awareness of project cost, risks and provide alternative strategies for mitigation / opportunities. Jacobs Engineering Group utilizes advanced Enterprise System platforms and data analysis solutions to support service excellence.  

You’ll have the opportunity to make a huge impact. Specifically, you’ll perform the controls for the Program and all associated projects 

This will include, managing the overall program cost controls and reporting function, interfacing with other project team members, including Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Office planning, IT, Accounting, Economics and Finance, Tax, Contracts and Legal, to facilitate compliance with execution strategy and objectives with cost efficiency. 

We’ll look to you to provide status reports and related project reporting analyses to company and client management, identify problems and coordinate with the project team to correct and ensure work is being coordinated between the other departments and offices to meet project cost requirements. 

Other key deliverables will include preparing various project cost controls plans and reports, financial summaries, and related activities for project management on assigned projects, managing work processes, and procedures for cost management, evaluating projects at each stage of development to ensure cost and financial activities of the project team inclusive of ensuring client/contractual obligations have been met and reviewing contract drafts and related terms & conditions to ensure they meet project cost controls requirements and coordinate 

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed.   

This position will be located in White Plains, NY.

• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, business or related field 
• At least 10 years of related experience  
• Experience with Primavera 6 resources loading is preferred. 
• Experience working on various projects to include coordinating and executing project issues. Specific experience in cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, change management and cost analysis 
• Experience in project controls, commercial operations, with emphasis on project controls and financial issues 
• Skills with Excel Macro level, Databases(MSAccess), Power BI and dashboard development, desirable. 
• Bachelors degree in a related field 

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:  

• Program related experience. 
• MS in an Engineering or Construction Sciences Discipline  

Essential Functions: 

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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