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Cost Engineer

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Victoria Hyland
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034689
Nrl are currently recruiting for a Cost Engineer to assist the Project Managers in delivering their projects on time and to budget

The purpose of this role is to assist the Project Managers in delivering their projects on time and to budget through attention to detail and the application of Jacobs standard processes and best practice techniques. Responsibilities will include:
  • Application of project controls processes and systems utilization
  • Project set up, close out and reconciliations.
  • Ensuring correct cost allocation
  • Project cost forecasting
  • Revenue and gross margin monitoring
  • Ensure corporate systems are up to date and an accurate reflection of the project
  • Monitoring of aged debt
  • Project Financial Reviews
  • Preparation of Client specific monthly reports
  • Preparation of internal reporting for Operational Project Reviews
  • Attendance and / or contributions at monthly meetings
Additional tasks may include assisting the Project/Programme Manager in:
Earned value analysis
  • Risk & opportunity management
  • Programme & resource monitoring
  • The preparation of change control / early warning notices
  • Preparing / maintaining quality documents
  • Monitoring key performance indicators as necessary
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience of working within a busy office environment
  • Capable of working independently or part of a team
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular; Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Methodical with an attention for detail
  • Previous experience of Project Controls or Accountancy tools and Software, ideally EcoSys
Behaviour Characteristics:
  • Awareness of Project Management principles (PRINCE2 / APM)
  • A basic understanding of various contract types & contract law
  • Knowledge of Earned Value