PMC Senior Cost Engineer Full-time Job

4 days ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   22 views Reference: 38086
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Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes

Act as Cost Focal Point for specific project scopes as required

Develop and maintain Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) for specific scopes

Develop project budget in accordance with project estimate and CTR Catalogue

Manage the project work approval process in terms of accurate cost code allocation and initial budget set-up and approvals

Develop and maintain project cost plans using appropriate software applications

Monitor and control cost commitments and expenditures through all phases of project lifecycle

Liaise with project management, project planning and others as required to ensure accuracy in project cost phasing and forecasting

Liaise with procurement, finance and time-capture functions, and third parties as required, to ensure accurate and timely capture of procurement, materials, subcontract and labour manhour costs. Ensure costs are allocated accurately in accordance with approved project WBS

Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, to maintain awareness of project activities and their impact on the project budget, schedule and cost forecast

Provide copies of project cost performance reports in accordance with project reporting requirements

Produce and issue updates to project cost forecasts

Monitor and report on cost impact of project manpower forecasts

Coordinate development and issue of project change orders/variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications

Assess and communicate cost and schedule impact of change notifications

Monitor cost impact of achievement/non-achievement of major project milestones

Monitor overall project cost performance and contingency drawdown

Attend project/client meetings and present project cost performance status as required

Assist manage the project cost close-out process

Delegate and manage the work of subordinate project controls staff as required

Liaise with the Planning discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules

Participate in cost and estimate risk analysis sessions as required

Assist with audits to ensure compliance with relevant Wood Planning procedures

Provide guidance and support to subordinate Project Controls staff as required


Engineering, QS or business-related degree preferred although not essential if candidate has relevant proven experience

Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams

Minimum of 15 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 Description
Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, delivering solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.