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  • Job reference: RMS0197036

Principal Project Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/07/2018
  • Duration: 12+ months
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The Role:
Principal cost engineering role requiring an individual with experience in all aspects of cost engineering to provide specialist advice and execute tasks to the projects and Closure Group.
The suitable candidate will have full project lifecycle experience and will have worked on subsea packages in an estimating and costing capacity.

o Develops and maintains standards and practices for cost engineering across the Projects and Closure Group's portfolio of projects
o Implements the appropriate cost control regime for a particular project given its scope, contracting strategy, complexity, and other project factors
o Collates and reviews individual project costs and comparison against the project budget
o Ensures project costs are accurately recorded in the Cost Management System and 1SAP
o Compiles cost trends and provides advice regarding corrective action
o Identifies and implements Cost Engineering improvement initiatives
o Manages and submits project accruals
o Leads the development of the project capitalisation strategy
o Guides and coaches project personnel on the requirements and implementation of cost engineering principals
o Provides technical guidance, training and mentorship to Specialist Cost Engineering personnel

The Company:
Our client has exploration, production and development projects across over 12 countries globally. Our client has unrivalled expertise in deep water projects in a variety of locations. This oil major currently producing at 4 locations across Australia and is extensively exploring in Australian waters.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
o 12+ years of practical experience in a project environment focused on Quantity Surveying, Cost Engineering, or related disciplines
o Demonstrated experience with project management cost systems & techniques
o Exposure to Operator and Operated by Others projects

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