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Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/07/2011
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Job Title: Cost Engineer
Job Location: Calgary
Residency: CDN

The Role:
Our client, a major oil company executing signature oil sands projects in Alberta, has an immediate need for a Cost Engineer on their Project Management Team in Calgary.

** This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only **

Job Function:

The Cost Engineer coordinates and leads for the Project all aspects of cost control and reporting, including project change management, estimate development, cost control and progress measurement.

Responsibilities and duties:

• Provide overall project cost, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise.
• Participate in kick-off meetings with the EPCM contractor(s) and PT to ensure common understanding of cost, estimating, progress measurement, and change management requirements.
• Participate in briefing sessions for project team members with respect to project control requirements and processes.
• Supporting PT and Cost Stewards with ongoing project cost analysis, reporting, forecasting, budgeting and Change Management.
• Develop and document Control Estimates, and Budgets (annual and multi-year), and ensuring that these products reflect the approved project design/execution scope
• Monitoring and appraising the performance of the Contractor(s) in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and control.
• Examine and evaluate the Contractor’s cost control organization, plans, performance and procedures; review and endorse.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Thorough and extensive knowledge of:
o Project controls principles, theories, and concepts
o Owner Company practices, processes, and expectations with respect to project controls
• Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering / Technology / Business, with 10+ years related experience in the oil and gas industry
• Upstream / Pipeline / Offshore Engineering, Procurement, and Construction experience, experience in area similar to Sub-project preferred

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 Darrin Gallant on +1 403 705 2172
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