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Cost Engineer

  • Location: Harwell
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Daniel Wolstenholme
  • Contact Email: dwolstenholme@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP (security clearance depending)
  • Expiry Date: 04 July 2021
  • Job Ref: 1036251
I am currently recruiting for a Cost Engineer to support nuclear decommissioning projects for my client based in Harwell, Oxfordshire on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement, administer and maintain cost control system and procedures to track project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts for projects of medium complexity and value
  • Assist in the preparation and review of cost estimates
  • Provide cost information to support decision and alternative selection
  • Evaluate contractor invoices prior to submission for pre-approval
  • Utilize information from Cost Capture System and input to cost report and validation of spending
  • Evaluate and analyse fee proposals / bids and provide recommendation for decision making
  • Provide forecasts and cash flow analysis
  • Maintain and manage the cost report and provide regular updates on financial position
  • Assist in the development, validation and maintenance of the project schedule
  • Assist in developing reporting tracking tools and generates cost reports on regular basis including evaluation of earned value
  • Support the coordination of the Change Management process for the project
  • Build intricate spreadsheets to enable fast and accurate data manipulation of large datasets
  • Extract data from several sources, transforming it to fit operational needs
  • Reconcile data to support complete accuracy and creates a clean audit trail
 
Requirements:
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as SAP, Sage etc.
  • Demonstrable Project Cost Control techniques.
  • Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
  • Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Professional working knowledge of Project Controls software and tools.