AgileOne is currently hiring an experienced Cost Accountant to work onsite at our client location in Midland, MI. This will be a contract role that will be for 1 year beginning on May 1st. The chosen candidate will be a W-2 employee of AgileOne and will need to meet the following qualifications.
• Industry standard best practice project estimating processes and their application. • Use of industry accepted applications for cost, along with the standard Microsoft applications - Excel, Word and PowerPoint. • Broad understanding of EPC disciplines and activities that are necessary to design, construct and start-up chemical processes. • Ability to interface and communicate clearly with project teams. • 3-5 years of in-depth skills and knowledge of Aspentech Economic Evaluation Suite (CCE & IPE). • Leadership skills with the ability to lead the estimating discipline for the different capital projects that the person is working on. • Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with the different project team members and deliver critical contributions to the teams • Understanding of standard Risk Management practices and their impact to their discipline
• Develop business-specific conceptual estimates in support of business investment options as requested. • Ensure that the adequate Work Break Down Structure (WBS) is utilized during the development of project estimation in a way that this estimation will be conceivable for cost control and easily translated into SAP • Support Early FEL Specialist with economic evaluation of investment alternatives for various studies. • Document the project cost estimating plan outlining the estimates to be provided, the required inputs from others as well as estimate completion milestones. • Document all estimate exclusions and assumptions including the bases for contingency and allowances. Issue the estimation basis document for each estimation work completed. • Review, evaluate and validate EPC contractor estimates for completeness, accuracy and alignment to Owner’s expectations. • Support the development and review of the Owners Team estimating inputs for all EPC executed projects. • Provide construction estimates for validation of contractors’ bids or negotiation of contract extras. • Review contractors’ estimates for completeness and reasonable basis that support the project’s scope and defined objectives. • Provide scope change estimates for larger impact scope changes. • Assist the project team in resolution of estimating issues involving cost, schedule & other changes. • Conduct post-project audits to collect actual vs estimated data to ensure accuracy and continuous improvement of estimating assumptions and processes. • Responsible for recording all relevant estimating data. • Participate in developing the project risk register and risk management process for the projects
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