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Lead Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/07/2012
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The Company:
How would working for a world leading Oil and Gas / Mining company that has secured 5 years worth of guaranteed project work suit you? How about working for a company that has doubled in size within the last 18 months, due to further successful project awards? Or perhaps a company that offers job stability with contract extensions and a competitive retention bonus scheme? Our Client is one of Australia's largest engineering services companies that designs and delivers mine, rail and port project

The Role:

Imagine a role whereby your ideas are listened to and implemented, a role that gives you the opportunity to shape your own career development with continuous support and acknowledgement from Management and a role that gives you a healthy balance of autonomy and robust organisations processes to enable you to work effectively with your colleagues and Management. Imagine working alongside successful people who highly are highly skilled and capable people, who work together as committed teams to deliver projects of excellence and a company that provides their clients with the highest degree of confidence that their projects are being delivered to expectation. If you can imagine success, then please read on....

We are seeking an experienced Lead Cost Engineer to work on various Australian projects, from their Perth, Western Australia location. The role will be to assist in establishing procedures, undertaking cost control activities and working to established procedures and budgets. This position reports to the Project Controls Manager.

You would be responsible for a number of duties such as:

•Supervision of and provide technical guidance to subordinates.
•Allocates budget and establishes milestones.
•Prepares cost control plans.
•Leads in establishing and assessing cost risk.
•Prepares cost control procedures.
•Evaluate and report cost deviations.
•Develops detailed work breakdown structures.
•Prepares cost monitoring curves.
•Reports progress achieved.
•Reports on cost outcome.
•Participates in vendor\contractor bid reviews.
•Assists in claims evaluation and negotiation.
•Assists with staff recruitment/training.

You will have the authority to sign documents under your direct control.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 8+ years of Cost Engineering experience and already in a Senior role.

What can you expect on top of all this? You can expect a very bright future with one of Australia's leading engineering companies who are at the forefront of the Mining industry in applying technology and innovation for greater productivity and efficiency gains. You can expect a competitive contract rate in today's market along with a very competitive bonus scheme. If you want to be part of this success then please email Mark Pearce at

*** Regrettably, we are unable to provide working visa sponsorship for this role outside of Australia. ***

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering Degree is preferred
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