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Parsons Corporation Cost Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

Cost Specialist

Location:

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Requisition #:

56997

Post Date:

We are hiring a Cost Specialist to focus on the cost/financial aspects of projects for a major program, and long-term customer in our DC/MD area.

In this role you will develop, implement, and maintain cost control, and/or provide planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects.You will be utilizing your technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

  • Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.

  • Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control.

May lead in the:

  • Development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.

  • Analysis, evaluation, forecast, and reporting of schedule status against an established baselin

  • Analysis, evaluation, and forecast project costs and performance.

  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.

  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.

  • Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • May lead a staff qualified to assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of related work experience

  • Prefer experience with engineering and construction projects in the transportation industry.

  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field.

  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.

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