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about 1 year ago
Location: Cumbria
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Cost Jobs

Cost Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-62356
Work Location :GB-Cumbria-Seascale
Department / Discipline : Project Control
Position Type : Agency / Contract

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Cost Engineer. As the demand for our expertise continues to grow an opportunity has arisen for a Cost Engineering to work as part of the Wood STS-Nuclear Project Delivery Function. This role will be based in Cumbria in support of a large JV.

The position is responsible for cost reporting and cost management of the project in support of Project Managers and Project Engineers and consists of the following responsibilities:

* Assist with the provision of cost control service to the projects with responsibility for accurate project cost reporting and analysis
* Assist with the preparation of Monthly Client Cost Reports
* Monitoring and compilation of project sales and cost accruals
* Variances investigation and reporting e.g. investigating variances on Monthly Profit Appraisal Report
* Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing EAC (estimate at completion)
* Raising purchase requisitions and receipting invoices
* Assist with the monitoring and reconciling costs for Intercompany support to the projects
* Dealing with project connection requests (for time bookings & expenses)
* Dealing with cost transfers such as hour transfers between projects
* Dealing with project close-outs
* Ad hoc cost reporting

Role requirements:

* Good Excel skills
* Good numerical skills
* High attention to detail
* Good communication skills
* Able to work independently and also as part of a team

Skills / Qualifications

The following are an advantage but are not essential:

* Experience in a cost control role
* Experience with financial or cost management software
* Bachelor degree
* A QCF qualification in Project Controls

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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