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  • Job reference: RMS0121377

Cost Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: New Orleans
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2013
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The Role:
Perform relevant activities in order to provide professional Cost Estimating Support to all areas of business. Contribute actively to improvement proposals, throughout project identification/development and execution phases and maintain an appropriate system of business controls.

 Provide Cost Estimating Service to business areas, including capital investments/ change proposals, through all phases of the project lifecycle according to agreed procedures and standards. Ensure that appropriate cost estimating tools/methodologies are available to provide accurate cost and resource estimates for all components in the project Work Breakdown Structure.
 Create, review, refine and issue updated cost estimates based on customer requirements.
 Considerable interaction and communication with staff from various Departments, other Operators and contractors on cost estimating, requiring good communication skills and accurate and timely information flow.
 Ensure that necessary project control standards, procedures and work instructions are established and maintained, including appropriate procedures for Project Change Control as part of the EPE Quality Management System.
 Perform ad-hoc activities as advised by TL Cost.
 He/she should have relevant university degree or equivalent, and extensive broad Cost Estimating experience from Operations and/or Development Projects. He/she should be fully familiar with cost engineering practices and procedures and be able to apply these to complex projects. Good inter-personal and communication skills together with the ability to interact with customers and contractors. Well-developed computer literacy and in-depth experience with relevant cost estimating software packages, combined with Project management/project execution knowledge.
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