• Title
    Cost Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood has an opportunity for a Cost Engineer. There is an increased thrust to deliver our services for the growing Asian market. As a result of this, Project Controls Department operation is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of regional projects that continue to pose challenges in offering our services through a global talent pool.


    • Maintain a comprehensive material and construction quantity control and reporting system to include the current status of budget, material take-off, procured and forecast quantities
    • Liaise with Project Planning Engineer on analysis of project status. Review the impact of cost and schedule changes upon each other
    • Identify and analyse deviations and trends against the budgets. Investigate such deviations with the relevant group and advise Project Manager of issues requiring corrective action
    • Establish and maintain all cost recording documentation, provide comprehensive cost analysis and prepare forecasts of final project costs
    • Understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, conditions of contract, project execution plan, project schedule, etc.
    • Work within standard project cost engineering procedures. Ensure that these procedures comply with contractual reporting requirements and, if not, modify accordingly
    • Prepare activity plans to accomplish all work required by the procedures
    • Disseminate budget information to all operating groups, providing clarification and additional information where necessary and ascertaining commitment to budgets as the cost target
    • Instill cost awareness in the project organisation such that capital costs are controlled and changes to work scope are identified and quantified
    • Obtain from operating groups the latest information pertinent to cost analysis and ensure its accuracy and completeness
    • Attend meetings concerning cost matters

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree in an Engineering discipline or where strong cost and commercial skills are included
    • Proven Cost Engineering experience within Petrochemical or similar industries
    • Proactive approach
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard to the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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