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  • Job reference: RMS0136344

Lead Cost Estimating Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest energy companies with over 95,000 employees in 100 countries around the world, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. Our Client's brand has grown to become recognised worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind, solar and biofuels.

The Role:
Role Synopsis:

- Preparing internal conceptual and or detailed estimates using in house tools and techniques, applying the Seven Cost Estimating rules.
- Develop estimate basis and cost estimating confidence package.
- Review contractor developed estimates and integrate into the overall project estimate ensure consistency across multiple contractor estimates (single point accountability).
- Support preparation of regular cost forecasts.

Key Accountabilities:

- Support and comply with the project team’s commitment to no accidents no harm to people and no damage to the environment Ensure full adherence with Company Golden roles of safety.
- Interface with project/ discipline engineers for technical and cost input.
- Provide in-depth challenge to cost input from others.
- Review estimates as input to the project Management of Change process.
- Prepare twice yearly Project Estimates updates (Current Control Estimates) on a timely and consistent basis, meeting constraints of all non-project business requirements.
- Interface with Estimating Coach and independent Cost Estimate Reviewers.
- Compare estimates to internal and external metrics and benchmarks, including Company databases.
- When required, develop project specific life cycle cost effects and Capex/Opex trade off.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Educated to a required standard in an Engineering discipline.
- Personally committed with a proactive approach to HSSE.
- Previous experience of similar role with other Operators.
- Able to work alone, self-start to achieve all targets.
- Good interpersonal skills, able to work with others to achieve results.
- Be able to mentor/ support junior colleagues.
- Have a flexible approach to meet work schedules.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Good knowledge of Offshore Industry (Engineering and Construction).
- Able to take projects through all phases of development (Cradle to Grave).
- Experience of working with Partners (Owners).
- Aptitude to innovate and be open to new ideas.
- Be able to communicate issues to management team.
- Experience of working with a. at third party service providers.
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