Employer: KBKG, Inc.
Cost Segregation/Entry Level Engineer KBKG, a tax consulting firm, is seeking a Cost Segregation Engineer to work in our Pasadena, California office. The engineer will be responsible for performing fixed asset analyses identifying assets that are eligible for accelerated depreciation. They will review site surveys and blueprints as well as all appropriate historical records and construction cost documents and prepare a full scope cost segregation report. The ideal candidate is detail oriented and possesses strong interpersonal skills. The position will involve travel approximately 30% of the year. Responsibilities include: Work with clients to procure data related to acquisition or construction and to ensure client satisfaction Analyze construction cost ledgers, contractor payment applications, and other cost documentation and reconcile to accounting records Perform takeoffs utilizing blueprints and perform physical site inspections Estimate unit costs utilizing costing sources such as RS Means and Marshall Valuation Service Determine the appropriate tax life for each component of a building in accordance with IRS Regulations Write reports and prepare schedules that support findings from analysis Analyze property data and real estate income and expense statements Understanding of real estate appraisal valuation methodology and concepts Communicate and resolve questions with clientsQualifications: Bachelor’s degree in architecture engineering, civil engineering, construction management, or construction science GPA 3.0 or higher Excellent interpersonal skills Familiarity with construction design and construction processes. The ability to read, interpret, and explain engineering and architectural drawings is required. Demonstrated ability to accurately take off quantities, estimate the cost of construction, sequence and schedule the construction for commercial buildings preferred Proficient in all Microsoft Office products (excel, word, etc.) Experience with RS Means Cost Estimator preferred