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  • Job reference: RMS0123295

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/04/13)
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The Company:
A Major Oil & Gas Operator

The Role:
The purpose of this position is to provide cost support to a portfolio of projects within the Onshore Projects Organzation in the US.

The principal accountabilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
• Develop and implement cost structure, then monitor, report and forecast project cost using SAP and other cost management tools.
• Integrate data from client and engineering/construction contractors to prepare monthly project reports.
• Work closely with the projects teams to monitor Management of Change process, identifying cost and schedule impacts of proposed changes and incorporating those impacts into the project forecast and budget.
• Manage the interface between Project Services and Finance plus Contract and Procurement.
• Support the development of the Work Breakdown Structure to support project delivery
• Generate accurate monthly cost reports, highlighting variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done, management of changes and currency fluctuations against approved Authorities For Expenditure (AFEs).
• Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts in the face of commercial pressure and optimism from project teams.
• Maintain consistency in cost bases through rigorous adherence to the controls processes.
• Raise awareness of the importance of developing the cost management structure in early project phases.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Cost Engineer or equivalent experience.
• Minimum 8 years industry experience in cost engineering positions.
• Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
• Working experience with SAP is required
• Working experience in upstream Project Services organization.
• Must have a “Team attitude”, be self-motivated and be willing to support other groups and projects when required.
• Ability to work in a dynamic environment among multiple projects and ability to support ad-hoc requests.
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