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Lead Cost Engineer


Wood
Location: Reading
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Cost Jobs
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Lead Cost Engineer
Requisition ID :2021-87040
Work Location :GB-Berkshire-Reading
Department / Discipline : Cost
Position Type : Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for an experienced Lead Cost Engineer to join our team in Reading on a 6 month contract. In this role you will be responsible for providing a complete Cost Engineering service to both project and corporate management for Proposal and Project Operations, this may include supervision of cost engineering team on larger projects.

Responsibilities

* Establishing project requirements, in conjunction with Project Control Manager, with regards to scope of services, organisation and job specific procedures and cost reporting
* Establishing manhour, materials quantity and cost budgets, control and forecasting of direct and indirect costs
* Reporting to client and internal management
* Providing on the job training and guidance for junior Cost Engineers
* Maintaining close liaison with client personnel to maintain satisfactory working relationships and to identify potential problem areas

Skills / Qualifications

* Degree or HNC / HND preferred, ideally in an engineering discipline or where strong cost and commercial skills are included
* A proven cost engineering experience within Petrochemical or similar industries
* Proactive approach
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
* Excellent communication skills
* Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.
Lead Cost Engineer
Requisition ID :2021-87040
Work Location :GB-Berkshire-Reading
Department / Discipline : Cost
Position Type : Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for an experienced Lead Cost Engineer to join our team in Reading on a 6 month contract. In this role you will be responsible for providing a complete Cost Engineering service to both project and corporate management for Proposal and Project Operations, this may include supervision of cost engineering team on larger projects.

Responsibilities

* Establishing project requirements, in conjunction with Project Control Manager, with regards to scope of services, organisation and job specific procedures and cost reporting
* Establishing manhour, materials quantity and cost budgets, control and forecasting of direct and indirect costs
* Reporting to client and internal management
* Providing on the job training and guidance for junior Cost Engineers
* Maintaining close liaison with client personnel to maintain satisfactory working relationships and to identify potential problem areas

Skills / Qualifications

* Degree or HNC / HND preferred, ideally in an engineering discipline or where strong cost and commercial skills are included
* A proven cost engineering experience within Petrochemical or similar industries
* Proactive approach
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
* Excellent communication skills
* Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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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