Senior Cost Engineer

North East England
09 May 2017
06 Jun 2017
Scott Thorburn
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
The Role
Sirius Minerals is seeking an experienced Senior Cost Engineer, reporting to the Project Controls Manager, for the Project Development team of its US$2.9 billion multi-discipline engineering, procurement and construction project.
Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for maintaining change control, cost reports, etc.
• Assist in setting up a control system and documentation for the project
• Report on deviations, underruns and overruns
• Prepare forecasts, complete cost trends reports and monitor cost and budget forecast
• Work closely with project estimator, planner, scheduler and accounting staff
• Participate in vendor\contractor bid reviews
• Assist in claims evaluation
• Assist in identifying cost risk and perform risk analysis
• Coordinate and assemble the monthly progress reports and ensuring accurate data and subsequent analysis is completed
Skills and Experience:
• Graduate degree or undergraduate in engineering or a recognised business program
• Extensive experience in cost controlling for mining projects
• Strong communication, stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
• Good knowledge and relevant experience of project management principles
• Excellent knowledge of project reporting, cost control and engineering controls
• Report writing skills
• Knowledge of document control, procurement/contracts and construction management is an asset
• Strong personal commitment to health and safety
• An ability to work well within a team, with good team building skills and capable of mentoring others
• Underground Mining experience and PIMS Cost Management experience is desirable
Attractive remuneration package depending on experience

Closing date
3 April 2017

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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