Steve Franklin, Cost Engineer, Harris Group, Inc., Portland, Oregon. Steve has more than 22 years of experience in civil engineering and construction management. His experience includes both home office and on-site project control monitoring of construction costs, engineering costs, scheduling, estimating and budget preparation. He has expertise in all project control functions for total engineering, procurement and construction projects; including reports and procedures from estimate preparation and workforce/construction schedules to financial productivity and cash flow analysis. He has worked in both client-server (centralized) and PC-based (local) computer system environments with a variety of spreadsheet, database and scheduling software.