Senior Cost Engineer (Dept. of Energy) in Oak Ridge, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Oak Ridge, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 392958

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is recruiting for a, Senior Cost Engineer for Oak Ridge Tennessee

U.S. Citizenship is required

Pay Rate - $75.00 to $85.00

Project Description:
The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. S tart times are flexible, but the standard workweek is Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.


  • Prepares specific budgets in accordance with prescribed standards and procedures
  • Directly interfaces with management as necessary for cost control monitoring, analysis, and reporting
  • Performs cost data analysis and development
  • Performs performance monitoring and coordinates cost/schedule and quantity trends when required
  • Interact Daily with UPF Management and Federal Project team
  • Assist Central Change Control in coordinating the interface of various subproject change control
  • Performs Earned Value and Staffing Analysis at the Work Package and P6 activity level
  • Coordinates with team members to develop, maintain and support Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS-D
  • Assists with EVMS compliance to ANSI 748
  • Develops and writes the cost and schedule commentary that appears in the monthly progress and performance reports
  • Performs performance monitoring and coordinates cost/schedule/quantity trends as required.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Finance or similar field
  • 9+ years of experience in Project/Cost Controls technical skills
    • In lieu of a degree, 15+ years of professional experience as listed above
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup processes
  • Experience with DOE or major EPC project principles and procedures
  • Familiar with change management such as baseline change proposals and trending
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the work site

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cross-project coordination
  • Knowledge of Quantity Unit Rate Report (QURR), Bechtel Procurement System (BPS), Cost & Commitment (COCO), and Subcontract Database (eSub)
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems compliant to ANSI 748
  • Previous experience working on Bechtel DOD or DOE projects


In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.
Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

•*Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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