Cost/Schedule/Controls Specialist

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  • Edmonton
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.
Job Title: Cost/Schedule/Controls Specialist
Location: Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Contract Length: TBD

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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.

• Assist Estimating Group Supervisor with analysis and planning for Cost and Schedule Development (C&SD) Estimate / Schedule staffing requirements
• Provide input for personnel performance appraisal for cost and schedule practitioners as requested
• Assist Area Supervisors with updates of weekly Status Report and project status summary reports
• Promote and facilitate effective communication, teamwork, and alignment among Cost & Schedule Development personnel and others
• Conceive, implement, or participate in capital efficiency improvement initiatives
• Internal Coordination:
- Cost & Schedule Area Advisors/Supervisors
- Project Management Area Advisors (Planning & Controls)
- Project Planning & Controls (Business) Managers and Project Controls Leads assigned to Projects
- Cost & Scheduling (C&S) Technology Manager
- C&S personnel permanently assigned to projects
• Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of Contractor’s Quality staff assigned to the project
• External Coordination: Counterparts in other project management organizations
• Support 2023 Turnaround team with gathering vendor cost summaries for 70+ vendors.  Will also be responsible to analyze results to understand costs, deviations from plan and input for cost forecasting.
• 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
• Basic 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
• Good communication skills and strong attention to detail.
• Excel
• PowerBI
• Familiarity cost forecasting processes

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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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