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  • Job reference: RMS0098560

Cost Engineer II

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/09/11)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Major O&G Client in the Energy Cooridor has a Cost Engineer position available!

The Role:
The Cost Engineer’s duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Adhere to the segment financial, business and project processes;
- Address issues pertaining to project cost control procedures;
- Coordinate development and implementation of project work breakdown structure (WBS) / cost breakdown structure (CBS) in concert with Project Manager and/or Project Engineer;
- Coordinate and develop appropriate control budgets consistent with project estimate and WBS / CBS;
- Implement and monitor costs within each project stage and for entire project until completion or close-out;
- Collect and compile progress and cost data, and develop cost-control worksheets and reports for review by delivery teams;
- Provide cost input to commitment close-out process;
- Coordinate and develop project Value of Work Done (VoWD), commitment and estimate at complete (EAC) forecasts;
- Coordinate and develop project annual-spend projections, cost reconciliations and variance analyses;
- Prepare project authorization for expenditure (AFE) in concert with Project Manager and monitor AFE approval process;
- Assist and prepare cost performance management data;
- Provide interface to other functions and teams to improve processes, resolve conflicting priorities and ensure adherence to best project practices;

9/80 Work Week

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To be considered for the role of Cost Engineer, applicants must have the following qualifications:
- Legal authorization to work in the US;
- Project control or project management experience on large projects;
- Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines;
- Ability to recognize and solve problems;
- Analytical ability;
- Bachelor's degree.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Joanna Martin at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8100
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