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  • Job reference: RMS0108871

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/05/2012
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The Company:
A leading integrated services provider to the oil and gas, drilling, production and marine industries. From initial FEED studies through design, fabrication and construction to installation and commissioning.

A sound knowledge of industry standards, codes and specifications, existing procedures, methodologies and safe systems of work, are some of the key elements in the success of the implementation of their engineering and project management integrated services.

The Role:

• Familiarisation with and full understanding of, quality, safety and management systems.
• Preparation and maintenance project cost and status reports in line with Company Project Manager’s requirements and periodic issuance of same.
• Liaison and interface with Client Representatives on issues of project planning and costs.
• Data retrieval and review pursuant to project planning, status and cost control elements.
• Assisting with other general project related activities as requested from time to time, within expected capabilities and/or training.
• Ensuring compliance with relevant QA Health & Safety and Environmental Policies, where applicable


• Authorised to prepare, update and issue cost and status reports as directed by Company Project Manager
• Authorised to interface and liaise with Client Representatives pursuant to project
• Authorised to raise issues of quality, health, safety and environmental and to input to continuous quality improvement element.

Role Specific Responsibilities/Tasks:

• Continuous update and fortnightly issue of platform specific Cost Report & AFE Forecast Sheet, including CTR’s issued, call-offs received, invoices issued, CVO’s issued, and forecast anticipated final project costs.
• Coding and verification of client invoices & pre-billing preparation to ensure issued invoices are paid promptly.
• Monitor project expenditure & report on same
• Liaise directly with relevant departments to resolve invoicing and billing queries.
• Maintain close liaison with relevant Project Engineer regarding matters which have, or may have a commercial impact to the project, including developing forecast costs and durations for completion of work.
• Liaise closely with Planning Engineers to ensure forecast costs are in line with plans.
• Assist with historical review and resolution of invoice and cost related issues.
• Provision of improvement proposals to streamline the invoicing / cost reporting process.
• Regular meetings with PRP / PM to develop cost and AFE reports, and to appraise them of current status.
• Liaise with allocated sales invoicing clerk to ensure invoices are prepared and issued in a timely manner.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 Years’ experience in similar role

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Recognised Diploma in business Studies, business management or accounts
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