Senior Cost Engineer


We are currently supporting our energy sector EPC client in recruiting a Senior Cost Engineer to join their team in Surrey on a staff basis.

Senior Cost Engineer job description

  • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analysing and reporting.
  • Independently provides financial reporting and trending for the Project Controls Manager (PCM).
  • Prepare and manage the staffing plans (cost and job hours)
  • Prepare and coordinate cost reports.
  • Collects and classifies cost engineering data.
  • Performs data analysis and development.
  • Performs any other duties as directed by the PCM / Project Controls Director
  • Knowledge in capital cost and services cost.
  • Knowledge of scope change management.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up work processes.
  • Proficiency in using multiple Cost software applications e.g. Ecosys, SAP, ORACLE etc.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analysing, and providing innovative solutions to cost problems.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems and account coding including Project Financial Status Reports and Earned Revenue Determination.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint for executing work processes
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Strong communication, leadership and organization skills.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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