Cost Engineer

Job Order Number: clp21233

Posted on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:22

Job Order Number: 
clp21233
Job Description: 
COST ENGINEER needed for a Refinery in TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA

• Estimated Project Duration: Long Term Need
• Work Schedule: 4-10’s
• Start Date: ASAP
• Full Benefits Offered
• Software experience: Proficient in Excel
• Background: Cost Experience in a Refinery/Chemical Plant setting


We’re looking for a Cost Engineer who will be responsible for:

• Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities.
• Knowledgeable of standard business cost control procedures and practices.
• Become familiar with and comply with cost control procedures and practices.
• Review the detailed scope, schedule, and cost.
• Review and be familiar with SOP's (Safe Operating Procedures).
• Conduct cost estimating.
• Assist in cost tracking.
• Assist in cost controlling.
• Compile actual data in order to adjust future cost estimates.
• Meet with execution for alignment on estimates.
• Conduct monthly reporting of appropriations.
• Conduct monthly reporting of year end forecasted appropriations.
• Assist in monthly reporting of month-by-month seasonalized forecasts.
• Run cost reports in SAP.
• Assist in analyzing SAP data.
• Identify performance improvement opportunities.
Desired Skills: 
The ideal Cost Engineer will have:

• Bachelor Degree.
• 5 – 10 years refining, manufacturing, or petrochemical experience in capital projects.
• Strong working knowledge of SAP Project Systems module, including Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).
• Proficiency using MS Office suite of software (Excel, Power Point, Outlook) including the use of pivot tables, vlookup formulas, charts, and linking capabilities.
• Good analytical, verbal, and written communications skills.
• Good interpersonal skills working in team environment.
• The ability to multitask – multiple projects in different phases of planning/execution.

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