Cost Engineer Advisor

  • Market Rate
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our client a Global Oil and Gas Major Operator in Perth CBD are currently seeking a Cost Engineer Advisor to join them for a 2-year contract.
The Cost Engineering Advisor will Work as a member of a multi-functional team to support the successful delivery of Maintenance Work Program, including Corrective, Preventive, and Campaign Maintenance.  This position will drive optimization of cost management processes to provide consistency across function and drive for standardization / simplification.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, standardize and maintain the Maintenance Performance reports, using Business Analytic applications, such as Power BI, drawing on the cost engineering functional support model that has extensive Microsoft Excel, database, and data analytics experience.
  • Provide cost performance analysis by defining key performance metrics for cross asset benchmarking & cross function with Turnarounds.
  • Reach out to CEPS function globally to understand best practices for ABU – leverage off information from Manufacturing to support ABU development.
  • Review and provide input to the library of ABU Norms Strategy of Planned Maintenance to improve cost estimating accuracy and future planning.
  • Coordinate collection of all cost information to support project Finance and Business Planning with forward Work Program and Budgeting, and with Funding Appropriations
  • Support the Digital Core SAP rollout as required from a Cost Engineering standpoint.
  • Support Competitive Performance with validation of initiatives & trajectories.
  • Support the inputs and interpretation of analysis of Solomons Benchmarking
  • Identify, share, and implement Lessons Learned
  • Update monthly metrics for cost performance analysis.
  • Partner with contracts team to measure performance of the 3 x Primary Maintenance Contractors
  • Responsible for Track EM time capture within the ABU. Responsible for the product, manage the team and interfaces and drive for continual improvement to ensure quality data for end users.
Key Skills and Experience Required:
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Adept in process and detail oriented
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and build key relationships that contribute to high-class business results.
  • 2-3 years of industry experience
  • Degree qualified ideally with commerce or engineering
  • Brownfield experience (this individual will be supporting Maintenance and Turnaround)
  • Someone that can display a strategic mindset, advising as oppose to simply doing
  • Someone who enjoys flexibility in their role, Different days will have different challenges

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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