Cost Engineer

Posted 18 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Project Cost Engineer for a 3-year PAYE contract based with our Operator client in Aberdeen. Candidates with Operator experience would be preferred. In addition to a competitive PAYE rate they also offer 38 days holiday and a 3/2 hybrid office & work from home model.

To contribute to delivery of standard, consistent and robust cost management frameworks and procedures to projects.

Accountabilities can be summarised as follows:

- Deliver consistent but appropriate cost management structures for medium-size, stand-alone projects.
- Roll-out of the Company standard tools and processes, as appropriate for each project's life cycle development & execution phase.
- Develop and implement Earned Value Management process across the project.
- Support delivery of cost management solutions for major, complex projects.
- Implementation of project cost breakdown structures (CBS) and their population from the estimate.
- Prepare Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and documented Cost Time and Resource (CTR) sheets for phased cost estimates in line with the Company guidance notes for agreement and sign-off by the CTR budget holders.
- Generate accurate monthly cost reports, highlighting variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done, management of changes and currency fluctuations against approved Authorities For Expenditure (AFEs).
- Contribute to the change management process for projects. Analyse trends and the highlight potential impacts of changes on cost.
- Assist in peer reviews and other Assurance events..
- Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts in the face of commercial pressure and optimism from project teams.
- Maintain consistency in cost bases through rigorous adherence to the controls processes.
- Raise awareness of the importance of developing the cost management structure in early project phases.

Contract Position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/064959.

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