Applications will be reviewed regularly, and interviews may be conducted prior to the application close date.
As a Senior Cost Engineer Scheduler you will provide complex project control services in support of the delivery of the airport’s $4+ Billion capital program.
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You will provide project control services to include developing, tracking, and monitoring project cost information to determine the financial health of a project.
You will provide support in the development of project schedules to include the planning and scheduling of activities pertinent to the design, engineering, and construction of projects.
You will perform project scheduling activities, identify linkages, conflicts, interfaces, and relationships within and among projects.
You will perform cost loading of schedules, review and evaluate project performance and status. Support development of recovery schedules and action plans.
You will identify accurate project cost and schedule information to assist internal stakeholders to make sound financial and timeline decisions for Airport-related projects.
You will manage multimillion-dollar project cost data including analyze project cost data, determine variances, identify, quantify project risks, investigate, analyze, and resolve anomalies
You will perform project analyses on cost and trend data to develop a forecast and Estimate at Completion (EAC) for each project.
You will reconcile budgets between the financial system (PeopleSoft) and project delivery system (Unifier) and develop supplemental cost management tools.
You will develop reports and presentation materials; provide regular reports to project teams and manage the monthly reporting of budgets and forecasts, and schedule progress.
Who you are:
Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:
Experienced – You have five (5) years of experience in providing cost engineering and scheduling services in a project team environment.
Educated – You possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Construction Management, or a related field.
Desired – We hope you have ten years of experience in providing cost engineering and scheduling services in a project team environment with some airport construction experience.
Cost Control/Scheduling – You understand principles and practices of design, bid, and construction, as well as, critical paths, logic, duration, impacts, and linkages in scheduling. You also have knowledge of cost control and scheduling policies, procedures, and concepts for major design and construction projects.
Communication – You have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills that you can adapt quickly to a multitude of interpersonal situations.
Detailed – You are skilled in researching and gathering data in order to exercise independent judgment in highly sensitive matters. You are meticulous in making sure things are precise, accurate and the small things are not missed.
Problem Solving and Judgment - Critically evaluate conditions, events and alternatives; identify problems, causes and relationships; base decisions or recommendations on data or sound reasoning; and formulate objective opinions.
What else you need to know:
Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role.
Work Environment – Will generally work in an office environment with occasional visits to construction sites.
Safety Requirements – You will be required to comply with all work rules, safety, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.
Why you'll love it here:
Healthcare – Medical, Dental and Vision Care with options that work for you and your family.
Paid Vacation – Just about four weeks per year that increases with tenure to rest and rejuvenate.
Holidays – More than ten days per year to celebrate with family and friends away from work.
Pension/Retirement Plans – A pension and additional savings plans to prepare for your future after the Port.
Getting to Work – Fully subsidized parking and a low-cost public transit card to get you here.
Parental Leave – Six weeks paid leave to spend with new additions to your family.
Development – From tuition reimbursement, training, stretch assignments and internal internships, we support a learning culture.
Diversity – We foster opportunities for employees to contribute to our communities and business success in a way that celebrates a fully inclusive and engaged work environment.
Work-Life Balance – We provide the resources to help you create habits to be healthy and balanced.
Mission Driven – We are focused together in promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce and job creation in an equitable, accountable and environmentally responsible manner.
Why the Port of Seattle:
Every role at the Port of Seattle is vital to our thriving community. We are a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability.
About Port Seattle
Bringing international trade and transportation to the Pacific Northwest, the Port of Seattle supports diverse business activities from tourism to commercial fishing, and is a key builder of transportation infrastructure.
The Port owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle’s seaport with state-of-the-art cargo and grain facilities, two cruise ship terminals, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for broad economic advantage.
The Port is working to be the cleanest, greenest, most energy-efficient port in the nation. With the Puget Sound region already in attainment of federal air quality standards, the Port’s many environmental programs create real benefits for the local community and a competitive edge for our customers.
The Port of Seattle: Where a sustainable world is headed.
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