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  • Job reference: RMS0124340

Cost Engineer - (Trinidadian Residents)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/08/2013
  • Time left:
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    (19/08/13)
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The Company:
Our client is a major global operator with gas and LNG producing assets worldwide and we are now looking to recruit a Cost Engineer to be based in Trinidad and Tobago monitoring cost and budgets on offshore projects

The Role:
The successful candidate will be tasked with the following activities:

• Reporting into Project Controls Manager (PCM) with responsibility for reporting of actual and accrued costs for oil and gas projects
• Prepare and maintain the project cost break-down structure in coordination with work and organisational structures and accounting processes
• Work with the cost estimating team in developing project estimates including additional scope and/or variations
• Provide accurate and timely project cost reports
• Verifying cost performance against plan, and identifying areas of potential budget overrun requiring corrective action
• Monitor, obtain and review the expenditure elements of contractor performance throughout the contract life-cycle and recommending corrective action where necessary
• Prepare earned value analysis in conjunction with the project planner/scheduler
• Lead the undertaking of cost risk analyses and support schedule risk analyses
• Support the preparation of resource/man-hour plans for the project
• Influences direction of a project via recommendations to strategic stakeholders

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
We are keen to receive applications from candidates with the following key skills:

• Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with additional recognised industry accreditation
• Minimum 8-10 years experience in cost engineering
• Full oil and gas project life cycle experience
• Previous experience on gas exploration or LNG projects preferred
• Hands-on experience of using industry cost management tools; such as Cobra, Cost Manager, others
• Experience of varied EPC or EPCM contracts
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