Senior Refinery Petrochemical Cost Engineer Full-time Job

3 days ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   20 views Reference: 37935
Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

Provide all cost engineering expertise and coordinate activities as group/unit leader as required.

Responsible for the preparation, review, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of all project-associated capital expenditures and spending.

Review and analyze claims and change orders, and assist in the preparation of the cost portion of engineering procurement and construction contracts.

Assist with the preparation of the cost portion of engineering, procurement, and construction contracts.

Review multi-discipline conceptual, detailed, and definitive cost estimates for This Company capital projects to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with the scope of work.

Review and verify Material Take-offs (MTOs) against engineering documents or packages for estimates prepared by engineering contractors.

Assist project management team in negotiating project contracts as required.

Initiate appropriate action when total forecast indicates allocated funds will be exceeded.

Interface with multiple operating facilities to review and discuss project scope and estimate basis, including visits to construction areas.

Demonstrate experience in using cost and estimating tools, and applying market conditions and risk management to estimates.

Advise on company cost engineering methods and procedures, and prepare developmental assignments for lower-level cost engineers.

Stay updated on significant developments in cost engineering through review of technical literature, publications, magazines, and attendance at professional and technical meetings.


Willingness to relocate to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, Construction Management, Economics, Business Administration, or a closely related discipline.

Minimum of 12 years of cost engineering experience in projects, including at least 10 years in the design, construction, or operation of refining or petrochemical facilities.

Overall knowledge of computer-estimating programs such as Aspentech CCE (Capital Cost Estimator), Timberline, etc., and familiarity with estimate databases such as Means, Richardson, and SAP.

Project Management Professional (PMP), AACE-CCP (American Association of Cost Engineers – Certified Cost Professional), or AACE-CEP (American Association of Cost Engineers – Certified Estimating Professional) certification is preferred.

Company Description
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