Cost Engineer III

  • DOE
  • United States North Dakota Tioga
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
  • The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will perform or coordinate effort for cost estimate preparation, estimating oversight and quality assurance reviews for Company operated and Other Builder Operator estimates for all Gate and Funding milestones.
  • The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will also prepare Check Estimates and Schedules to compare with Operated by Others (OBO) Operator-prepared submittals.
  • Also this person will participate in estimate / Schedule assessments (verification of project cost & schedule bases).
  • Lastly, they are expected to participate in Estimating Group process efficiency tools and quality assurance review process improvements.

  • In addition to Leve1 and 2 tasks, a Level 3 would:
  • Responsible for maintaining change control, cost reports, etc.
  • Work with project estimator, planner and scheduler and Client’s accounting staff
  • Coordinate and assemble the monthly progress reports
  • Work closely with client’s project manager and team leads for regulated and non-regulated accounting reporting requirements
  • Build analytics for root cause failure analysis.
  • Schedule preventive maintenance to meet regulatory compliance and reliability expectations.
  • Review and monitor workflows, forms, and potential efficiency gains in the software programs.
  • Know scope of work for safety impacts along with production impacts
  • Work with internal experts and third-party vendors to enhance current technology, bolt on other current software programs, and view new technology.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering within discipline or equivalent professional experience
  • Previous experience in a closely related position
  • Skills to negotiate and broker successful solutions between Internal Coordination parties above
  • Advanced level proficiency in Cost Estimating, Project Planning and Project Controls
  • Strong Influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional activities
  • 5+ years prior industrial experience in Planning and/or Scheduling optimization
  • Develop documentation associated with maintenance while communicating and tracking maintenance expenses.
  • Experience using scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project or equivalent.
  • Strong influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, accuracy, effectiveness, and self-confidence.
  • Demonstrations of leadership and mentoring abilities
  • Knowledge of Gas Plant operations a plus
  • Knowledge of E-maintenance software a plus

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, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 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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