Cost Engineering is the application of scientific principles and techniques to problems of estimation; cost control; business planning and management science; profitability analysis; project management; and planning and scheduling. As a Cost Engineer you will be working under the Commercial Manager execute identified job tasks in a diligent and efficient way. To produce cost reports, analyses, and forecasts in order to facilitate improved cost control/reduction, and support the Operations team in delivering work scopes within budget.
Fife's three major towns are Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline (set to be awarded city status) and Glenrothes. According to the 2012 estimate, Dunfermline is the largest settlement by population, followed by Kirkcaldy then Glenrothes. These towns are well known centres for shipbuilding. Shipbuilding provided employment for 6,300 people(headcount), contributing 0.24% of the total Scottish employment and 8% of the marine economy employment. Scottish shipbuilding accounts for around 23% of turnover and 19% of GVA of total UK output of the industry in 2019.