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  • Job reference: RMS0111053

Senior Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2012
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
Primary Role:

◦Understand corporate and contract cost and change control procedures and work in accordance with these.
◦Work proactively with relevant project and discipline engineers to ensure that commitments and costs are controlled.
◦Set up/projects within the cost system including project control budgets following client estimate / change approval.
◦Produce regular cost reports highlighting forecast overruns and work with project engineers on corrective actions.
◦Regularly meet with the client representatives and build a good working rapport.
◦Maintain up to date rates in cost system for forecasting and work closely with Finance, Supply Chain, Planning and Estimating.

Principal Responsibilities

◦Provide a cost engineering service for a range of projects from minor modifications to multi-million / multiple WBS projects.
◦You will be expected to be proactive with the engineering team and project engineers in maintaining a sound cost control environment including the management of change.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦HND or Degree level
◦Knowledge of Cost policies and practices; ability to work on different sizes and complexities of job; reasonable appreciation of the offshore business; appreciation of KPI arrangements and commercial drivers.
◦Good appreciation of Project Management methodologies.
◦Cost Engineering for offshore brownfield modifications covering engineering, procurement, construction & WBS structures.
◦Close working experience with planning and estimating.
◦Reasonable knowledge of offshore environment and cost issues around brownfield work
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