Cost Engineer

Posted 06 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Cost Engineer

* Review and update cost reports with VOWD commitment and forecasts on a monthly basis
* Population of cost report narrative for submission to client
* Internally review cost reports with Project Manager(s)
* Review and approve purchase and service order requests ensuring budget is in place, providing coding and updating forecast
* Review and record estimates and change orders
* Flag any cost concerns and Raise Potential change orders to Project Manager
* Highlight any issues with senior management
* Liaise with accounts for tracking of invoices
* Liaise with Project controls and management functions

* Cost control experience preferred, or experience in a similar role
* Strong communication skills both written and verbal
* Similar industry experience preferred
* Demonstrate strong capabilities in Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Excel
* Mpower experience would be advantageous but not necessary
* Extensive Knowledge of cost control/reporting techniques & methods would be advantageous
Proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated attitude

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.