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Operations Services Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/06/2011
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Job Title: Operations Services Cost Engineer
Job Location: Houston
Duration: 6 months
Residency: USA

The Company:
Our major oil and gas client is seeking a Cost Engineer for a 6 month opportunity in Houston, Texas.

The Role:
Plans & Procedures
­ Support the development of project cost tracking common process based on standard Cost Engineering Procedure and reflecting both company and contractor roles and responsibilities as needed.
­ Adhere to the segment financial and business and project processes.

Cost Tracking
­ Prepare cost data for the assigned Delivery Team including but not limited to budgets, commitments, value of work done, forecasting, reconciliation, reporting, analysis, and capex time-phasing (capex management) as needed.
­ Ensure correct coding of requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, invoices, estimates.
­ Work with the Finance organization to ensure adequate financial controls exist and are maintained.

­ Facilitate monthly discussions with project teams regarding project Value of Work Done (what was planned, what actually happened, what’s the impact of the variance)
­ Represent project teams in Value of Work Done meetings with the Finance organization
­ Developing and issuing various reports to appropriate stakeholders as needed.
­ Respond to requests for data (e.g., GFO), data analysis, tools, presentation materials, etc.
Support the implementation of a Project Closeout Plan

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience on small projects ($1m to $10m), preferably in the E&P Segment. Deepwater experience is preferred
Education / Certifications: Engineering or Business Degree - preferable

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 Maumita Par at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8100
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