Senior Cost Engineer

Location
North East England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
06 Jun 2017
Ref
RMS0179320
Contact
Scott Thorburn
Sector
Mining
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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
Benefits
Attractive remuneration package depending on experience

Closing date
3 April 2017

Location
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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