Cost Analyst (Contract)

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BBBH39432
Up to US$60 per hour
Superior, Wisconsin

SUMMARY:
The role is responsible for the proper setup, maintenance, and reporting of project cost information to track performance against approved budgets, future commitments, and actual costs. The position will require you to identify deviations or issues as they occur, forecast future spending, and report results. You will have a key role in the implementation of the standard project execution process.

Work Schedule - Mon - Fri, 50 hours per week


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with budget preparation and cost reporting, tracking, accruals, and reconciliation of expenditures.
  • Identify and quantify emerging changes and report on cost deviations.
  • Monitor risks and control measures and manage contingencies.
  • Review, assess, and analyze contractor cost performance during engineering, procurement, and construction through to commissioning phase of the project.
  • Critically analyze existing cost control procedures, practices, and standards and provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Perform document management, scheduling, and administrative duties as required.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance/Engineering or related area
  • Minimum 5 years of cost control experience in a related industry
  • Knowledge of all phases associated with project execution, standard engineering deliverables, procurement, and construction deliverables
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational, analytical, and time management skills
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working within an Engineering and/or Operations support environment within an industrial setting.
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or other similar cost management software used in the oil and gas industry
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, along with the understanding and ability to work with confidential information


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Cost Engineer (CCE)/Certified Cost Controller (CCC) from AACEI - Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI - Project Management Institute
  • Experience with preparing and communicating project and work schedules in Microsoft Excel, MS Project, or other comparable software.
  • Experience, exposure, or training in electronic document management systems such as Livelink, SharePoint, etc.

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.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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Administrative Assistant (Contract)

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Work schedule - Mon - Fri, 50 hours per week. 10 hours per day.
Start time can be either 6 or 7 am.

** LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY***

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-ordinates the schedule, appointments, reservations, and travel arrangements for management of the team.
  • Provides support to welcome visitors to the project office, coordinating meeting room arrangements, refreshments and other visitor needs.
  • Prepares and submits confidential and time-sensitive information, correspondence and reports for use in discussions and meetings within the organization and other parties; providing agendas, minutes and other supporting documentation where required
  • Is proactive and provides creative alternatives for consideration to the management team, constantly assessing changing priorities and complex schedules.
  • Assists in the daily tasks of individuals on the Project Team, including maintaining supplies, obtaining document approvals, and updating documents and forms.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Office Administration or Business Administration Diploma or equivalent training and business experience
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive administrative/secretarial experience
  • Strong organization skills, with the ability to set priorities, follow-up and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the company and external contacts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint (including Manager's Desktop) Adobe Acrobat


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in construction or the petroleum industry preferred
  • Proficiency in Visio, DocuSign

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.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.