Cost Engineer

Requisition ID
2022-115481
Work Location
GB-Berkshire-Reading
Department / Discipline
Cost
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for an experienced Cost Engineer to join our team in Reading on an agency basis for 12 months. Part-time and full-time candidates to be considered; minimum 30 hours a week; please advise preference when applying.  In this role you will be responsible for providing a Cost Engineering service to projects as part of a project team under the guidance of a Senior or Lead Cost Engineer. This role requires the candidate to be able to work independently on dedicated tasks and be proactive in delivering regular activities, a keen eye for detail is critical. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Establishing project requirements, in conjunction with senior project cost engineer, with regards to scope of services, organisation and job specific procedures and cost reporting.
  • Maintaining close liaison with client personnel to maintain satisfactory working relationships and to identify potential problem areas

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or HNC / HND preferred, ideally in an engineering discipline or where strong cost and commercial skills are included.
  • A proven cost engineering experience within Petrochemical or similar industries
  • Proactive approach
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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