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Cost Engineer-Idaho Falls

Company Name:  Baker Concrete Construction, Inc

Idaho Falls, ID, US, 83401

Req ID: 2600
Travel: Up to 25%
Number of Openings: [[numberOpenings]] 


If you’re driven to accomplish great things, Baker is looking for you. As the nation’s leading specialty concrete contractor, Baker has constructed every type of concrete structure imaginable in more than 1,200 cities across the U.S. Today, more than 5,000 co-workers proudly wear the Baker logo.


At Baker, you’ll do more, be more, and gain more with a company that puts the key to success in your hands. Join an elite team that recognizes commitment and supports your professional growth; that believes focus + hard work + smarts equals opportunity; that provides more options to take your career to the next level. You’ll achieve more in a day, in a year, and in your career than you thought possible. Apply today — we’re ready to build.



The Construction Cost Engineer supports field activities and spends a majority of time working with the Project Manager supporting commercial related items. Activities include assisting with cost tracking, contract management, financial projections, cost and productivity analysis, and reporting activities in support of management of cost, schedule, quality, safety, procurement, and regulatory compliance, on a large-scale construction project.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Construction Cost Engineer will perform the following duties in a safe, productive, and effective manner:

  • Supports Project Manager on Management of Cost and Schedule
  • Tracks internal and Subcontractor costs
  • Compares costs against field progress to assess productivity
  • Provide cost review reports to management
  • Prepare and track purchase orders
  • Review subcontractor invoices
  • Periodic observations of ongoing work in the field
  • Supports Project Engineering and Quality
  • Ensures a Safe Work Environment
  • Participates in Training/Certifications


  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university and 1 years of experience or 4 years of construction and/or accounting related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to navigate construction sites, climb ladders, walk on uneven surfaces
  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel


  • Certification from a professional organization
  • Familiar with EVMS, (CPI, SPI, etc.)
  • Experience working on construction sites
  • Ability to interpret schedules

When you join Baker, you become part of a team that is driven to do more. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package, extensive training, and a culture that is built on the values of People, Honor, and Grit. 


Baker is an EOE Disability/Veterans Employer.


Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing or calling 1-513-539-4000 and asking for HR.


Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls