Jacobs Project Cost Analyst in Las Vegas, Nevada

Project Cost Analyst


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Jacobs has an exciting opportunity for a Project Cost Analyst candidate to support a variety of transportation and construction management projects. The Project Cost Analyst will maintain project ledgers showing budget line items, commitments, expenditures and forecasts. Position can be located in the Las Vegas, NV or Phoenix, AZ office.

  • Perform project assignments to assist project managers with the success of their projects through monitoring of cost, schedule, budget, and procedures

  • Ensures the integrity of project budgets through approved scope changes, fiscal changes, and contingency reallocations

  • Daily interface between Management, Accounting, Procurement, Contracts, and Client

  • Issues project cost reports including actuals, estimates to complete, forecast final costs, and budget variances

  • Flags significant projected overruns or underruns

  • Assists in pricing new work

  • Verifies invoices


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience related to project cost control, contracts, and/or accounting is required

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, construction management or related field is preferred

  • Experience in engineering and/or construction work process and activity sequence is preferred

  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of industry processes, concepts, and principles, and can preform work of complex scope.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Candidate will work under general direction but able to work with little to no supervision and able to plan own task schedule to satisfy objectives.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


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-Nevada-Las Vegas

Other Locations United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Req ID: BIA0000CC