Cost Engineer

  • Listed: February 13, 2019 9:51 am
  • Company Name: Wood
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Masters Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
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Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for Cost Engineers to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a home office position based in Dubai and may involve occasional visits to Basra in Iraq.

To provide all aspects of project cost control, cost reporting, cost forecasting and project estimating for the contract
Maintenance of project WBS, preparation and issue of costs reports, analysis of cost performance and variances, development of costs forecasts. Preparation of project cost estimates based on information provided
Provide effective cost control and cost management in alignment with the WBS
Establish project budgets in the cost management system in accordance with approved scope cost estimates
Manage the assignment cost code allocations and initial budget set-up and approvals
Develop and maintain project cost database and plans
Prepare and issue monthly cost reports
Support budget preparation, cost estimating and reporting
Develops project norms based on local market
Prepares and issues project cost estimates
Ensure that all estimates are reviewed, checked and peer reviewed where applicable
Interfaces with project engineers, construction personnel and organizational costumers to collect, update and reports all cost information for projects in assigned area
Analyses project cost and schedule information and communicate performance and recommend corrective actions as required
Records and monitors project cost commitments, including engineering effort, contracting activities and equipment and material procurement
Records and assists in quantifying the impact of project scopes changes
Ensures financial close out of all Call Off Orders received from the customer
Attend weekly progress meetings
Skills / Qualifications
Engineering, QS or business related degree preferred
Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in oil and gas facilities projects
Candidate shall have previously held the position of Cost Engineer and ideally shall have worked on at least one major project involving the production and processing of hydrocarbons
Previous experienced of working in the Middle East would be an advantage, but not essential
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.
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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