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PTS Advance has a great opportunity for a Cost Engineer that is looking for a challenge.  This position is located the Hillsboro, Oregon Area.  We are looking for a project cost engineer that will be an essential member of the project team, ensuring accurate construction-cost scheduling. This role will support the field and estimators with schedule and labor forecasts and monitor potential cost and scheduling problems for the project team.  Local candidates only as this position is Temp to Perm. Candidate MUST be vaccinated and have proof of vaccination.



  • Collection, review, and application of change management on a project level
    1. Progress tracking
    2. Estimate allocation & budgeting
    3. Funding tracking
  • Partner with project team to track key indicators
    1. Monitor project costs and measure project costs/revenues against establish project budget and schedule
    2. Support field and estimators with developing and maintaining primary and area-specific schedules and labor forecasts
    3. Identify productivity trends
  • Work with project accountant for client invoice submission
    1. Understand milestone and project schedule
  • Additional responsibilities and duties may include minor procurement and scheduling

Requirements :

  • 3+ years' experience in similar construction-cost scheduling roles
  • Familiarity and conceptual understanding of online database use
  • Advanced Excel skills such as pivot tables, formulas, dataset manipulation
  • Understanding of project cost and change management concepts
  • Eligibility for client badging, background and drug testing where required.
  • General understanding of the nature of process systems, and construction process is essential
  • Excellent organizational, time management, written, verbal and computer skills required
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Candidate MUST be vaccinated and have proof of vaccination


  • Previous cost engineer experience
  • Previous project accounting experience
  • Familiarity with mechanical systems