Cost Analyst I

US-NY-New York
HNTB Job Title
Cost Analyst I
Project Controls

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Cost Analyst I in our New York, NY office location.

Job Summary

This position performs routine cost analysis assignments requiring knowledge of basic cost analysis principles. Prepares and maintains client budgets for projects/programs. Manages the vetting and recording of costs for projects. Reviews and analyzes project invoices. Monitors cost history to develop trends and forecast cost at completion. Establishes and tracks contingency funds.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Reviews, analyzes, and processes invoices and payment applications.
  • Operates budget/cost management system under supervision of Team Leader/Senior Cost Analyst.
  • Generates standard and ad hoc reports as guided by senior cost or project controls manager.
  • Tracks project estimate-at-completion (EAC) by recording all potential changes to cost accounts, including change orders, trends, and deviations.
  • Records transactions related to budget, commitments, expenditures, or forecasts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business

In lieu of education, 4 years project controls experience

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

EEO Statement

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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