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Lead Cost Engineer (LNG)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/07/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a leading oil and gas operator and we are currently seeking an experienced Lead Cost Engineer for their LNG team based in Houston

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

• The Lead Cost Engineer will provide cost control expertise to the LNG Projects
• Lead invoice and payment claim process
• Provide cost control interface in relation to monthly, quarterly, annual reporting
• Assist in development of Cost Control Procedures & Methods for all development stage work
• Develop Project budgets and budget control
• Carry Out Cost Risk Analysis when required
• Work with project planning group in developing cost phasing and forecasts

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
We are therefore seeking applications from candidates with the following skills and experience:

• At least 10 years experience in working directly or indirectly for an International Oil and Gas Company
• Engineering, Business, or other technical Degree level education
• Ability to prepare strategy and plans to ensure that the cost/planning tools are capable of meeting LNG Project team requirements.
• Experience in preparing and executing control procedures for cost control
• Experience of computer based cost control tools, e.g. SAP, Cost Manager, Excel, etc.
• Previous full life cycle exposure to all phases of an LNG Project, e.g. Site work, LNG plant, utilities, pipelines, marine
• Experience in managing scheduling activity across all phases of a feasibility, FEED, design, procurement and commissioning.
• Knowledge of standard engineering documents, e.g. PFD, equipment lists, weight reports
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