Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0097376

Cost Estimate Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ile-de-France
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/07/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
This vacancy has now expired.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
Job Title: Cost Estimate Engineer
Job Location: Ile-de-France
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: One year renewable
Residency: France/UK/Europe

The Company:
A Oil and Gas Operator

The Role:
Based in Head Office, the Cost Estimate Engineer reports directly the Development Engineering Manager and is responsible for
- Assisting both Projects & Affiliates in estimating the cost of surface equipment for a field development.
- Validate the estimation for surface development done by an operating partner for the non operated assets Working on acquisition projects.
- Implementing Project Cost Estimate guidelines & procedures.
- Establish the installation value for the insurance purpose Leading Cost Estimate studies both internally & outsourced.
- Estimating full field life cycle costing including abandonment
- Benchmarking operational and project costs
- Developing norms and standards for cost estimating
The role is also deeply involved in the Management System for issuing/reviewing procedures & processes for the group

- Implement DEP Cost estimate guidelines & procedures.
- Supervise the Operational and Project Cost Control Procedures & Processes.
- Assisting in the OPEX reduction analysis.
- Provide benchmark studies.
- Develop a cost estimate database.
- Assist to Peer reviews for development activities.
- Quote a development dossier done by the Process/development engineer using the appropriate methodology depending on the local situation (environment, local companies, local manpower, logistic, etc) and the market at this period of time.
- Calculate the cost for different units of a complete installation using the suitable tools, his own knowledge of the market, his personnel and professional experience.
- Analyse the risk having an impact on the investment costs.
- Evaluate the unexpected situation/events which could impact the investment cost.
- Value the quality and the accuracy of the cost estimation.
- Compare his estimation by benchmarking the results of similar investments.
- Prepare a dossier for the management of the company or partners approval of the investment.
- Comment and validate the estimations done by the partners or contractors for the projects where the company is involved.
- Collect, organise and file properly the feed back information coming from completed projects (technical characteristics, local conditions, contractors & suppliers and final costs).
- Follow up the market development and launch necessary investigation to capture the cost evolution from vendors, contractors and other Oil &Gas companies
- Maintain an update the regional markets knowledge.
- Create / improve the cost estimation methodology.
- Define and develop new tools for the estimations.
- Assist in providing look back and reporting information and reports on completed projects

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Cost Engineering
- A minimum of 10 years experience in Development & Engineering in a senior role with strong cost estimate studies.
- Demonstrated experience of international E&P project management of multiple ongoing active projects in numerous areas of the world. Knowledge (technical, management, industry/sector knowledge).
- Fluent in English with French language skills an advantage

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 Mike Graham at Fircroft on + 44 1925 25 3512
Similar jobs
Zhala Ramazanova
Project Technical Assistant Location Azerbaijan Duration 1 year The Role: * Support the Project Leader/Project engineer in...
Tatyana Stupchenko
Lead Recruiter Location Kiev Duration 1 year The Role: Proven recruitment experience and knowledge of...
Cost Engineer Location Kazakhstan Duration 1 year The Role: Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Cost...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.