Cost Consultant

  • Job Reference: 381717420-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Arup
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction

Job Description

Cost Consultant**Americas Region****?****Aug 23, 2021** **Post Date**Want to develop your career with a firm listed in Engineering News Record as one of the top "Best Green Design Firms", "Top Global Design Firms", and featured on Fortune Magazines "Change The World" list of companies making the world a better place?Arup is an independent engineering and consulting firm of over 16,000 people in 35 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent built environment projects including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Birds Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel.At Arup, youll have the chance to engage in a rewarding career and work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You'll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.**The role:**Were seeking a full-time Cost Consultant for our San Francisco Office.In this role you will be:+ Interpreting engineering / architecture drawings, understanding the implicit construction methodologies and techniques+ Developing cost estimates for the entire spectrum of project phases (Order of Magnitude, feasibility, budget, construction)+ Analyzing existing estimates, being able to identify potential issues+ Performing sensitivity analysis to help with value-engineering processes+ Developing, presenting, defending, and analyzing complex construction and procurement cost models for relevant stakeholders, deploying compelling visuals and analytical tools+ Understanding and applying the economic principles and myriad factors that influence infrastructure and property investment and spending+ Evaluating different procurement methods for large infrastructure and buildings projects+ Performing risk assessments and quantitative risk analyses for mega-projects, understanding and drawing conclusions from the model's results+ Working with Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools+ Understanding financial models related to construction and infrastructure development and delivery+ Engaging with both internal and external clients on a regular basis, ensuring client's satisfaction and understanding of project scope and expectations+ Supervising, leading, and training junior staff in the preparation of cost and risk analyses, maximizing knowledge transfer and ensuring quality of work youre doing+ Actively participating in both short-term and long-term business and team development+ Liaising with upper management to ensure compliance with the group's broader vision and business decisions.**Requirements:**+ Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or relevant Engineering field. Master's Degree preferred+ Familiarity with mechanical and/or electrical engineering systems is helpful+ Qualified professional with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience across a variety of project types+ Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills+ Knowledge of MS Office suite. Experience with Primavera PG & MS Project preferred.+ Demonstrated experience building cost models in Excel+ Technology knowhow and good understanding of the industry including how best to serve clients.+ Understanding of economics ideal+ Strong interest in and passion for the infrastructure industry+ Strong communication skills with sophisticated written, verbal, and presentation skills+ Command of English language crucial; Spanish language proficiency is alsopreferred+ Work from our San Francisco or Oakland officesShare your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.Arup offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare, 401k match of 10%, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 9 paid public holidays and bonus compensation in the form of Profit Share.Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.**Previous Job Searches****My Profile**Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.**My Submissions**Track your opportunities.©Arup Careers. All rights reserved.EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability