Cost Manager

Engineering Rockville, Maryland


About X-energy
X-Energy is a Gen IV nuclear power plant and fuel design company working towards completion of the design, licensing, and construction of its compellingly safe and revolutionary reactor design. We are staffing up with the world’s most ambitious and devoted talent who share our vision of providing carbon-free, safe energy to prevent destructive global warming. This is a great opportunity to work for a company intent upon dominating the free market by compelling its selection as the premier nuclear energy power plant of choice around the world for the 21st century!

Position Description:
The Manager, Cost position will oversee and perform cost estimating, analysis, and control activities to identify problems and make recommendations. This role assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports for a project or program

 Job Requirements:     
  • Develops and oversees the preparation of cost data for projects, proposals, and contract negotiations
  • Oversees the standard EVM program and augments it where necessary to accommodate contractual requirements and client expectations
  • Provides financial reporting, metrics, and trending through the Project Controls Organization
  • Prepares and manages staffing plans (cost and job hours) with supporting scope definition for projects and programs. Allocate and oversee internal charge codes
  • Develop, maintain, and update Estimates at Completion (EACs) for respective programs
  • Tracking of labor hours and verifying supplier invoices
  • Prepares and coordinates specific cost breakdown structures, budgets, and cost reports in accordance with prescribed standards and procedures
  • Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Engineering and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plans
  • Develops and applies unit rates (cost and job hours) to quantity takeoffs and to otherwise developed quantities within a discipline or other specialty
  • Supports scope change management
  • Maintains professional demeanor and behavior at all times in all forms of communication
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, business, finance, or related technical field is required
  • Ten plus years of cost control experience or at least five years of experience with the project engineering/management, design, operation, or maintenance of power generation or industrial processes facilities, in the nuclear industry
  • Formal training, certification, or work experience in project management or applicable experience may be substituted. (e.g., PMI-PMP, AACE certification, MBA, or MS Engineering Management)
  • Expert knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, and management accounting reporting practices
  • Experience in developing and maintaining relationships while working in a matrixed organization or applicable experience may be substituted
  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, and DCAA regulations and requirements
X Energy, LLC offers a robust benefits package that includes a 401K plan with an employer match, Medical/Dental /Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and a Tuition Reimbursement/Professional Development policy that supports the continuing education of our employees.       
Location: 530 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD.
Work Schedule: Onsite everyday or Hybrid (at least 2-3 days per week in company office)
Travel Expectations: Remote employees may be required to travel to Rockville as needed
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt 
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri    
 An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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