Cost Engineer

06 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood in Staines is recruiting for a Cost Engineer to join our team on an agency basis for 6 months. In this role you will be required to act as a focal point for the project team regarding cost issues and contribute to the change management process, analysing and reporting cost impacts to the project.

  • Supporting Project Controls Manager assisting with administrative duties as required
  • Reporting status of projects on an ongoing and frequent basis
  • Assisting in creating an environment suitable for ongoing development of junior engineers
  • Assisting in the continual improvement of the Project Cost Control processes and procedures by providing Project Controls Manager of any concerns with the QMS
  • Delivering weekly and monthly project cost reports and man-hour reports
  • Working closely with the Cost Engineer to maintain and ensure project data integrity
  • Assisting with development of DCN by highlighting impact on cost, and assist with related tracking and re-baselining effort
  • Periodically updating costs to include scope changes
  • Developing and distributing project cost curves including planned, actual and forecast figures
  • Interfacing with the Financial Department regarding project invoicing
  • Maintaining project PAF log and issuing & expediting PAFs

Skills / Qualifications
  • Practical applied experience in cost engineering
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
  • Team player with a willingness to share ideas with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Good numerical, analytical and literacy skills with a strong attention to detail

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com  

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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