Contract Cost Estimator
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My client, an international firm working as part of a Framework agreement for one of the large oil and gas Operators now has a requirement for a number of COST ESTIMATORS to work in Houston, Texas, USA.
This is for a one year renewable contract which is likely to be very long term. Responsibilities will include:- Deliver consistent but appropriate cost management structures for major and complex oil and gas projects; roll-out of the emerging Company standard tools and process as appropriate for each project\’s life cycle development & execution phase; provide project management support in the development of cost breakdown structures (CBS) and their population from the estimate; Develop Work Breakdown (WBS) and document Cost Time and Resource (CTR) sheets for phased cost estimates in line with the Company guidance notes for agreement and sigh-off by the CTR budget holders; provide project guidance for creation of accurate monthly cost reports, identifying variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done, changes and currency fluctuations against approved Authorities for Expenditure (AFEs); develop and implement the change management process for projects; provide guidance on trend analysis and the assessment of change impacts on cost; participate in peer reviews and other Assurance events; contribute to the development of junior staff through coaching and training in cost engineering practices, tools and techniques; 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; drive and raise awareness of the importance of developing the cost management structure in early project phases.
You must have an Engineering Degree and / or certification as a Cost Engineer or have equivalent experience. You should have eight years or more experience in Lead Cost Engineering positions in the oil and gas industry and be fully versed in Cost Control principles and techniques etc.
How to Apply
Please email your c.v. to Denise Neville quoting Job Ref: DNC6145
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