Cost Engineer V - Construction provides estimates, cost control strategies, cost forecasting, investment appraisals, and risk analysis for construction projects. Administers quantity takeoffs so that appropriate costs and values can be determined. Being a Cost Engineer V - Construction has a broad knowledge of construction processes and materials. Requires technical knowledge of the construction work involved, and the ability to use cost-estimating methods. Additionally, Cost Engineer V - Construction requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of unit/department. To be a Cost Engineer V - Construction typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization.