AECOM COST ANALYST I in Voluntari, Romania

Romania - Bucuresti, Voluntari

Job Summary


The Project Controls Cost Analyst job family is responsible for all project cost control activities in support of engineering, materials management, construction, start up and operations. Project controls provides the tools and systems necessary to effectively and proactively manage, control, and report on cost and schedule for concurrent projects throughout the organization.


  • Services include planning, cost and schedule (work breakdown structure) metrics and tools, collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labor hours, and other progress measurements for direct hire and subcontract work), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing (earned value, productivity and risk analysis), and reporting.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management.

  • Integrates cost and schedule data and reporting with the company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals.

  • May also be involved in change control management, and critical path method network analysis.


· Acts with Integrity

  • Demonstrates consistency and utilizes clear judgment.

· Business Acumen

  • Works toward alignment of customer and company objectives.

· Communicates Clearly

  • Demonstrates consistent, effective and efficient written and oral communications skills.

  • Expresses ideas, exercises sound judgment and effectively listens.

· Company Standards Implementation

  • Conforms to the companies core values and applies administrative bulletins and other company standards.

· Gets Results

  • Develops and maintains an orderly and efficient approach to assignments.

  • Applies attention to detail and quality approach to assignments.

· Organizational Management

  • Develops a basic understanding of each of company’s organizational units.

  • Builds collaborative relationships with other organizations.

  • Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the company.

· Pursues Self Development

  • Demonstrates energy and commitment for continuous self-improvement.

  • Learns to perform a task through on the job training and asking questions.

  • Maintains a program of self-development.

· Safety Consciousness

  • Knows and applies safety policies and procedures.

  • Technical Skills

  • Identifies cost (and at times schedule) variances and recommends corrective actions.

  • Collects data and produces and updates cost management reports.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS) and helps to insure the effective use of project coding for all cornerstone applications.

  • Develops familiarity with industry contracting.

  • Investigates causes of variances between estimated, committed, and actual amounts and recommends solutions or recovery plans.

  • Measures progress and reviews performance trends.

  • Understands and applies knowledge of project revenue and cost.

  • Possesses strong computer skills with a developing knowledge of company cornerstone applications.

Certification: Pursuit of the CCC (Certified Cost Consultant), CCE (Certified Cost Engineer), ICC (Interim Cost Consultant), PSP (Planning and Scheduling Professional) or EVP (Earned Value Professional) and/or PMP (Project Management Professional) or CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification is encouraged.

Minimum Requirements

Education :

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

Experience :

Entry-level position. Some experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects or maintenance projects in a cost control position, similar to that obtained through an internship, is favorable. Demonstrates the aptitude and ability to support the development, implementation and maintenance of effective cost control programs.

Level Specific Responsibilities :

Business Acumen

  • Introduced to the company financial and cornerstone systems and processes.

  • Introduced to financial terminology, measures, concepts and principles for analysis of financial data.

  • Exposed to processes that increase recognition of financial impact of various project actions.

  • Organizational Management

  • Exposure to WBS concepts and principles.

· Technical Skills

  • Researches data for subsequent use in analyzing cost and schedule analysis.

  • Developing knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Developing ability to use drawings and specifications.

  • Exposed to progress/performance data and associated concepts and principles. Assists in the collection of progress data and review of performance trends.

  • Develops knowledge of earned value concepts, principles and methodology.

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis for tracking actual cost to funding limitations.

  • Provides support for tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures.

  • Exposed to the concepts and principles of project revenue and cost.

  • Develops knowledge of scope control and change management.

  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Excel and Access skills are a must.

  • Preferred SQL and exposure to BI type solutions.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Exhibits confidence and a positive attitude.

  • Possesses a fundamental understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS) and helps to insure effective use of project coding for Company's cornerstone applications.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Global Delivery Services (GDS)

Country Romania

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195906BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.