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Jr. Cost Analyst

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 03/27/2024 Industry: Professional Non-Technical Job Number: 38384

Job Description

Are you an experienced Jr. Project Cost Engineer? If so, let’s talk!
 
Our client is actively seeking a talented Jr. Project Cost Engineer located in Houston TX. This is a 12-month contract opportunity with the possibility to extend with our client.

This position is an onsite opportunity.

Overview:
  • We are seeking an experienced Cost Engineer to join our Project Support team. Project Teams are directly responsible and accountable for the delivery of best in class capital projects. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within  budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering  design, procurement and construction of various sizes, types and complexity of small, medium to multi-billion-dollar mega size projects.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist to establish and maintain Project Cost Control procedures.
  • Assist to establish and maintain work breakdown structure (WBS), and cost center numbers, to control and report costs at agreed levels.
  • Organize, monitor and control project costs and define project needs for cost control in accordance with contractual requirements, objectives, and Company procedures.
  • Proactively advise management when forecasted costs exceed the approved budget.
  • Prepare and monitor accruals and ensure that they are correctly controlled against budgets.
  • Prepare and maintain log with Contractor invoices and ensure that these are properly cost coded prior to approval by the responsible Senior Management.
  • Adjust forecast to reflect change orders and other variances.
  • Analyze cost data and forecast final cost per project by work done by Contractor.
  • Report project actual vs. baseline cost status as required.
  • Provide support to the teams within Projects in the challenge and analysis of commitments, expenditure, and forecasts.
  • Preparing and delivering budget, forecast and expenditure information to the Project Management
  • Highlighting in a timely manner, the areas of concern for potential cost overruns or under-spends, recommending actions or solutions where possible with the aim of maintaining expenditure within budget.
Requirements:
  • 3 – 10 years of experience in cost engineering in oil and gas, petrochemical, refinery projects or facilities.
  • 5 years of experience  in managing project budgets, cost tracking, forecasting; and financial reporting with a broad, multi-discipline knowledge and experience of cost engineering for Oil and Gas projects.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized university

Job Requisition #38384

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $35.00 - $40.00 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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APC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status.

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