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Assistant Project Cost Controller

Company Description

Founded in 1890, The Lane Construction Corporation is one of America’s leading construction companies, specializing in heavy civil construction services and products in the transportation, infrastructure, and energy industries. Lane has a unique combination of capabilities including public-private partnerships/innovative financing and joint ventures; large, complex design-build and bid-build projects; as well as the ability to produce and install asphalt, aggregates, and concrete. Lane Worldwide Infrastructure, Inc., an affiliate of The Lane Construction Corporation, manages Lane’s International Operations, which develops transportation and infrastructure projects in the Middle East.

Lane’s 5,600 employees team with customers and partners on diverse projects including highways, bridges, racetracks, mass transit, and airport systems, and the development of energy resources. With expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, and construction project management, Lane has the proven capacity to handle multiple, large-scale projects and to quickly mobilize resources to staff any project. The company provides the resources, innovative solutions, and emphasis on safety and quality control that produce high-quality results. Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, Lane has annual revenues of more than $1.7 billion. Lane is owned by global construction leader, Salini Impregilo. For more information, visit www.laneconstruct.com.

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Entire State, DC
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Cost Engineer
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The assistant project cost controller supports the overall control of project activities & project forecasting.


· Gathering of daily production data from the job site.

· With input from Project Cost Controller, revise the analyses of all project activities, factoring achieved performance in relation to new economic targets in order to anticipate recurrent forecasts.

· Assist in monthly reporting to Project manager, Area controller.

· Assist in financial decision making by providing analysis on the performance trends.

· Monitor projects during execution by analyzing the achieved results and comparing them with budget which could lead to pinpointing major variance as applicable.

· Assist Project Cost Controller in cost analysis simulation backed by empirical data that aims at improving production and reducing risk contributing to the overall project success.

· Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values.

· Other duties as assigned.



· Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, accounting or equivalent

· 0-2 years of related engineering experience (depending on the complexity of the Business Unit)

· Ideally has budgeting or forecasting experience

· Background experience in estimating/scheduling is a plus

· ERP experience preferred

· Construction experience preferred

· Proficient interpersonal and organization skills

· MS Office proficiency

· Excellent verbal and written communication

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