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  • Job reference: RMS0100074

Assistant/Trainee Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/10/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Wood Group appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK.

The Role:
Assist Cost Team in Cost Control Services including those of Project Estimating (where required), Budget Control, Cost Control and Reporting and Risk Analysis.

Main Duties:
• Understand the corporate and contract specific cost procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
• Study and understand all relevant project documents relating to the cost management of allocated project(s).
• Assisting in the Review of cost commitment and expenditure information (for all cost elements), for input to the computerised cost control and reporting system on a weekly basis and ensuring that all information received is accurate and correctly input.
• Assisting in the production of regular cost reports.
• Maintaining comprehensive accessible registers of financial approvals, variations and change orders.
• Review project manhours and the allocation of manhours in conjunction with Planning on a weekly basis.
• Maintain rates within Computerised Cost System.
• Maintain a good working knowledge of relevant corporate cost software.
• Participate in schedule risk analysis as required
• Ensure that the Corporate and Project Specific Change Control procedures are being adhered to.
• Assist Cost Department on reporting how the change control effort is impacting on the project
• And any other duties appropriate to this position

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
o A-Levels or equivalent experience
o Good general understanding of Cost Management, Estimating and Change Control
o High degree of computer literacy
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