Cost Engineer


Petroplan is seeking skilled Project Cost Engineers/Analysts (downstream/petrochemical) for our client, a major petrochemical operator based in the Lake Charles area.
With more than 30,000 employees spread globally our client is one of the world's leading petrochemical operators.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor cost reports and associated documents related to the construction of a multi-billion-dollar petrochemical complex
  • Adherence to the baseline cost control system
  • Prepare cost forecasts and cost trend reports utilizing cost analysis expertise
  • Contribute to cost management procedures aligned with project scope
  • Input on overall project budget; reporting on both cost underruns and overruns

Key proficiencies:
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented approach
  • Thorough understanding of major downstream/petrochemical capital project process
  • High-level Microsoft Excel power user
  • Creative and proactive problem solver
  • Technical knowledge in project cost planning, scheduling, and reporting

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • 5-10 years' of Project Cost Engineer/Project Cost Analyst experience
  • Engineering Degree with focus on project management/costs

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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