KBR LCIV OIR: Cost Specialist, Sr in Iraq

Title: LCIV OIR: Cost Specialist, Sr

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 1055917

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Cost Specialist, Senior

Forecasts, controls, and reports project costs needed within an organization. Develops and provides project variances, trending and analysis of expenditures, and completion reports. Reviews project costs incurred by category, calculates future costs based on labor productivity, material price increases, subcontract, wage rates and risk analysis. Under general supervision, solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices in project controls. Uses experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 4

years of experience.

Assists General Site Manager by providing input on cumulative to date cost variances. Develops cost trackers for their site’s material, subcontract, and construction costs and is responsible for internal quality control. Advises the project team on status, issues, potential risk, and cost factors on as-needed basis. Maintains a site’s Cost Report and reviews all cost variances with the Project Controls Lead and General Site Manager.

Additional Requirements:

Must be deployable to work overseas and abroad on all current LOGCAP Task Orders for extended periods of time

Experience working in contingency environments and prior military service a plus

Advance skills in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel formulas

Must have the ability to succinctly and clearly communicate complex concepts to audiences with varied levels of understanding

Basis of Estimate and change management experience a plus

SAP experience a plus

It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.


Job: Project Controls/Estimating