Cost Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $53 - $57 per hour
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job description

Cost Engineer

Contract position: Cost Engineer needed for a long term contract position in Houston TX. The Cost Engineer will be the manager of total project cost including cost control, estimating, forecasting and budgeting. Project assignments can range from less than one year / $1MM to multi-year $500+MM

Responsibilities for the Cost Engineer
  • Apply scientific principles and techniques to budget and plan for investment projects and monitor costs throughout the project lifecycle
  • Work to get the best balance between cost to the client, quality and timely completion of the project
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in performing cost and schedule management and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, construction components on large capital projects, preferably in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial and/or Power industries.
  • Maintain cost and schedule planning, tracking and reporting tools. Provide timely support to the Project Controls Supervisor for monthly review meetings with Senior Management.
  • Possess a solid understanding and application of Earned Value Management (EVM) principles and methodology in order to identify, analyze and report cost risks in a timely fashion.
Requirements for the Cost Engineer

  • 10+ years of cost engineering experience
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Completion of a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE's CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred.
  • Proficient in SAP, EcoSys, Excel, PowerPoint and Word with proven technical writing abilities.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in performing cost and schedule management and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, construction components on large capital projects, preferably in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial and/or Power industries.
Benefits

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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