Senior/Lead Cost Engineer


Our Client an International Oil and Gas Operator are looking for a Lead/Senior Cost Engineer (Must be eligible to work in the EU and ideally local to Madrid) to join them on a Contract basis in their project EPC office in Madrid. The role will be offered with a negotiable all-inclusive hourly rate.

Job Overview;

As Senior Cost Engineer you'll be responsible for Preparation of budgets, Cost tracking, Analysing trends and Forecasting costs

Job Purpose:

  • Assist with developing the budget, looking at estimated costs against scope of work. Once budget approved, Senior Cost Engineer will manage the costs and ensure team are staying within NTE's
  • Aligning costs with business cost codes
  • End of month reviews - will review to show monthly costs and manage control process
  • Managing cost of changes and the impact it will have on the business and budgets before decisions are made
  • Quantifying risks to produce costs
  • Monthly department cost tracking, reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare monthly departmental cost reallocations.
  • Conduct rate analysis to determine appropriate reimbursement levels and sets rates accordingly

Job requirements:

  • Extensive experience gained as a Cost Engineer working on Oil and Gas projects during FEED and EPC phases
  • Must have experience supporting Reimbursable Contracts overseeing the EPC Contractor
  • Ideally have extensive experience gained working on Refinery or Petrochemical projects
  • Ideally have experience of working for Operators/Owners being based in EPC Contractor offices
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the EU

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