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  • Job reference: RMS0131022

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client, a major Oil & Gas owner/operator, is looking for a Cost Engineer to join their team.

The Role:
As an Cost Engineer your main duties will involve:

•Act as an interface between home office and site construction teams and contractors to manage and communicate cost, progress, and change management data.
•Work closely with site contractors to establish cost tracking and progress measurement systems that support home office cost management tools.
•Verify contractor progress data in the field.
•Support Company standard tools and processes, as appropriate for each project's life cycle development & execution phase.
•Support the development of project cost breakdown structures (CBS) and their population from the estimate.
•Prepare Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and documented Cost Time and Resource (CTR) sheets for phased cost estimates in line with the Company guidance notes for agreement and sign-off by the CTR budget holders.
•Generate accurate monthly cost reports, highlighting variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done, management of change against approved Authorities For Expenditure (AFEs).
•Contribute to the change management process for projects. Analyse trends and the highlight potential impacts of changes on cost.
•Assist in peer reviews and other Assurance events..
•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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required to have 8+ years cost engineering experience on oil and gas projects and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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