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Ameren Returnship Program: Project Cost Analyst

The Mom Project Saint Louis ,MO
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Job Description

 

Company Industry: Oil & Energy

Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for an Ameren Returnship Program: Project Cost Analyst
Commitment Level:  40 hours per week, on-site, contract through February 2021

 

 

The Mom Project is proud to partner with Ameren in St. Louis, MO to launch their Bright Returns Program this fall. The program is designed for candidates who have taken a career pause of two or more years and who are ready to reengage in the workforce. As part of the program, you will join a cohort of others for a 6-month period with the potential to join the organization on a permanent basis upon successful completion.

 

Ameren is dedicated to diversity and inclusion in their workplace. Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and the company's electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren Missouri's mission is to power the quality of life for its 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company's service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities including the greater St. Louis area.

 

**All candidates must have a minimum of a two or more year pause in order to be considered for this position.

The Project Cost Analyst is responsible for the initial development of estimated project cost, estimate updates, and the risk profile development and management through project lifecycle. The cost and risk development is considered an analytic and predictive process used to quantify the overall costs associated with each project.

 

Key responsibilities include:
• Prepares the initial project cost for developing projects based on detailed analysis including parametric and analogous information. Updates estimates and risks as required through project lifecycle.
• Follow an estimating and risk management process that includes the following: capital cost, applicable O&M associated costs, overhead costs, labor analysis, AFUDC estimates, retirement costs, salvage, tax implications, contingency assumptions, and retirement estimates, if applicable.
• Design project cost and risk estimating/tracking reports for use by the Project Manager.
• Assist with developing the project budgets, forecasts, initial cash flow analysis, and project risk profiles.
• Provide assistance with financial planning of projects, financial analysis and project justifications.
• Works closely with project schedulers to ensure integration of cost estimates that are integral to the overall critical path of a project.
• Works closely with internal Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to validate contingency assumptions through the project lifecycle.
• Works in collaboration with Project Managers to ensure that cost is embedded down to the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS).
• Supports the Project Manager throughout the life cycle of a project to maintain estimate accuracy and implement “Lessons Learned” from previous projects.
• Monitor and enforce standards, policies and procedures established by Transmission, Ameren Corporation and regulatory entities as required.
• Attend pre-budget scoping meetings to understand initial project scope.
• Follow developed processes for updating cost and risk components.
• Validate cost and labor components for individual items by analyzing existing project data, contractor pricing sheets and project change requests.
• Perform accuracy analysis on projects in the close-out phase to compare to estimate baselines.
• Track standards updates to determine necessary cost and risk component changes.
• Manage project scope change process during the project lifecycle.

 

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or Construction Management preferred. One year of relevant experience in estimating, budgeting, forecasting, construction management, project scheduling, risk analysis/management or project management is required. A relevant advanced degree may be considered in lieu of experience requirement.

 

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Experience with financial applications such as UIP, PCM, Primavera, PowerPlant and API is preferred. Experience with EMPRV, TRIS, PeopleSoft and Microsoft Office Suite is preferred. Knowledge of transmission system and corresponding maintenance, operations and construction practices is preferred.

 

**All candidates must have a minimum of a two or more year pause in order to be considered for this position.

Company Description
The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

The Mom Project

The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

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Saint Louis, MO
USA