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Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/07/2019
  • Duration: direct hire
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The Role:
* Provide company-wide consultancy to field departments' estimators on estimating matters and benchmark project estimates against historical data and internal/external indices.
* Provide all cost engineering expertise and coordinate activities as group/unit leader as required.
* Responsible for the preparation, review, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of all projects' associated capital expenditures and spending.
* Review and analyze claims and change orders and assist in preparation of cost portion of engineering procurement and construction contracts.
* Assist with the preparation of cost portion of the engineering, procurement and construction contracts.
* Review multi-discipline conceptual, detailed and definitive cost estimates for Saudi Aramco capital projects to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with the scope of work.
* Review and/or verify Material Take-off (MTO's) against engineering documents or packages for estimates prepared by engineering contractors.
* Assist project management team in the negotiation of project contract as required.
* Initiate appropriate action when total forecast indicates allocated funds will be exceeded.
* Interface with multiple operating facilities to review and discuss project scope and estimate basis, including visits to area of construction.
* Demonstrate experience in the use of cost and estimating tools and the application of market conditions and risk management to estimates.
* Advise of company cost engineering methods & procedures and prepare developmental assignments for lower level cost engineers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. A four year engineering program from a reputable academic institution is required.
* A minimum of 10 years in design, construction or operation of refining or petrochemical facilities.
* Working experience for or in an operating facility for at least 5 years; revamp/debottlnecks or shutdown/turnaround is desirable.
* Proven experience with computer-estimating programs such as Aspentech CEE (Capital Cost Estimator), Timberline, etc. You will also be familiar with estimate databases such as Means, Richardson and others.
* Knowledge of software like CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) or SAP.
* Professional certification as a PMP (Project Management Professional) is strongly preferred
* Works experience on Aramco Projects is preferred.
* Only Malaysian candidate will be shortlisted.

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