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Hill International, Inc. Cost Engineer II in Pomona, California

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (

We are seeking a Cost Engineer II in Pomona, CA


  • Develop and maintain project budgets/baselines, short‐ and long‐term forecasts, and expenditure plans for assigned project(s) and/or program(s).

  • This includes the aggregation, reconciliation, and update to the budget(s), forecast(s) and spending plan(s) according to jurisdiction splits, asset types, cost drivers, and funding sources.

  • Develop or prepare routine and ad‐hoc reports to assist Project Managers and OU partners to monitor, manage, and forecast costs

  • (e.g. budget, actual, commitment, and contingency) for assigned projects and/or programs or in response to internal or external data requests for assigned projects and/or programs.

  • Create and maintain a risk register. Accordingly, evaluate level of contingency needed using appropriate methods (e.g. Monte Carlo analysis).

  • Perform routine and ad‐hoc research, updates, and data gathering/analysis in areas of cost controls (e.g. budget, actual, commitment, contingency). Prepare and present results, alternatives, and/or recommendations to support business decisions, to manage project costs and schedules, and to mitigate potential risks to assigned projects and/or programs.

  • Involve and support change control and contract negotiation/claim management. Support the implementation, analysis, and reporting of performance using SCE or industry metrics (e.g., earned value management.)

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and utilize applicable estimating, cost management, and/or scheduling knowledge, techniques, and tools to determine and communicate the results (e.g., trend, variance, and cost impact)

  • Prepare project controls data request responses and work papers in supporting corporate/OU governance (e.g. Business

  • Oversight Team and Capital Review Team), internal/external audits, General Rate Cases, and any pertinent regulatory filings.

  • Assess customer needs and determine recommended approach to resolve matters of significance. Apply knowledge following

  • prescribed procedures or determining which procedures to follow.

  • Determine whether specified standards have been satisfied.

  • A combination of education, training, and experience, generally equivalent to those typically possessed by a 4‐year college graduate

  • Typically possesses four or more years’ experience in cost controls/management

  • Demonstrated knowledge, ability and experience with Microsoft software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

_Note:_/This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.


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Title: Cost Engineer II

Location: CA-Pomona

Requisition ID: 21000415