Jacobs Cost Specialist in Corpus Christi, Texas

Cost Specialist


The Company

With 2016 revenues of approximately $10.9 billion, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one of the largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professional technical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company now has nearly 54,000 employees that help us prosper in diverse industries by holding true to our values and culture. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our global network spans more than 230 offices in countries across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The company’s service portfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related to engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance and scientific and specialty consulting.

Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Technical/Functional Responsibilities:

  • Open work orders (WO) and contract work requests (CWR) in the client's SAP system daily.

  • Prepare download file of WO using Microsoft Excel for electronic upload into field labor analysis light system (FLAL) weekly.

  • Process/summarize site hours date using Microsoft Access database and issue to cost analyst for validation and corrections. Make any corrections to site hours and import data into FLAL.

  • Download and prepare project estimates and change orders as required and add to FLAL.

  • Weekly backup of system and preparation for beginning new work week.

  • Electronically distribute weekly progress reports to cost analyst

  • Prepare and distribute the weekly summary reports. Maintain field progressing systems for pipe, steel, electrical, and concrete.

  • Weekly distribution of field progress reports and compile and print weekly status reports for project analyst.


  • Must be proficient in P6

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in industrial construction/maintenance industry

  • Commitment to safety

Seeking locals only; no per diem or relocation offered.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Corpus Christi

Req ID: FS 00042I