Cost Engineer

Houston, USA
Up to £0.00 per annum
25 Oct 2019
25 Nov 2019
Gabriela Amaral
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a chemical company, is seeking a Cost Engineer to work a long-term contract within their facilities in Houston, TX.

The Cost Engineer will provide the Project leadership team with complete analytical support for cost reporting, forecasting, budget reconciliation and performance measures of the project.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide project control support to the Project Leadership team which may include cost reporting, cost reconciliation, change management, project status reports and various other project related activities
  • Review cost estimates for all aspects of the project providing direction to external service providers as required to ensure complete and robust estimates in accordance with project cost coding and management requirements
  • Analyze financial information and recognize variances, trends, and irregularities and understand the causes/driver
  • Establish and execute controls to proactively support, monitor and communicate budgets, actuals and forecast
  • Recast Budgets as required during the execution phase of capital project for proper reporting
  • Report and analyze project progress using an earned value basis
  • Collect data, inputs, update and produce standard management reports, Actual vs. Budget and /or forecast
  • Create and customize project control tools/systems to meet specific project reporting requirements
  • Research unexpected items and resolve inaccuracies
  • Demonstrate attention to details with a focus on accuracy, completeness and meeting deadlines and commitments
  • Work with the Project Team to ensure that the timelines and/or objectives of the project are met
  • Ensure ongoing improvement through evaluation of current processes
  • Supports the consistency for reporting based on the established WBS Code of Accounts


  • Related degree qualification an asset (Construction/Accounting/Finance/ Engineering)
  • 3-7 years of experience in a similar role of EPC TIC Cost Analyst on major capital projects (+$50 MM)
  • Proficient in extracting data into Excel and using graphs, formulas, pivot tables, etc. for reporting and trend analysis
  • Knowledge of commercial contracts, how to apply terms to selective material and subcontractor invoice auditing

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