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Senior Cost Engineer, CCL3

Requisition ID:  248957

Requisition Posting End Date: 01/28/2022

Project Overview:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. 

 

The Infrastructure Global Business Unit (GBU) is executing site civil and marine scopes of work associated with Energy LNG projects. The candidate will be supporting the Corpus Christi LNG project on a long-term assignment based in Gregory, TX. 

 

Cost Trend Engineer would perform cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Supports project organizational and administrative activities when delegated. Supervises cost engineering activities when delegated.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares Project Controls plans, and detailed manpower utilization plans for discipline or specialty activities.
  • Assists with contract management and payments.
  • Determines scope definition requirements for discipline or other specialty and works with Engineering and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plan.
  • Performs or coordinates quantity development and verification for discipline or specialty. Develops, or assists in the development of, quantity bases for the assumption.
  • Performs, or coordinates the performance of, pricing structure development and application to takeoffs, derived quantities, quantity assumption, and cost allowances within a discipline or other specialty.
  • Plans, coordinates, and directs the preparation of specific budgets. Assists in developing requirements for budgeting standards.
  • Develops and implements requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions.
  •  Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions. This includes training in the proper use of and definitions for the cost accounts.
  • Investigates requirements for estimating and/or cost control data for a specific discipline or other specialty applications.
  • Identifies or defines data sources and techniques for data acquisition and collects required data for a specific discipline or other specialty applications.
  • Assists in developing unit hour and pricing data for a specific discipline or another specialty, including estimating parameters, factors, indices, productivity and craft distribution reference data, etc., based on analysis of Bechtel and industry experience. Performs data analysis, identifies problems, and makes recommendations.
  • Creates and implements measurement systems for given processes, analyzes performance metric results, and identifies improvements.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field with six (6) years of Project Controls or cost related work experience. In lieu of Bachelor’s Degree twelve (12) years of Project Controls or cost control experience.
  • Level 2: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Construction Management or related field with nine (9) years of Project Controls or cost related work experience. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree fifteen 15 years of Project Controls or cost control experience.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control and cost analysis.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers for executing work processes.
  • Experience with EcoSys.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems and controller account codes and an understanding of Controller instructions, which impact Project Controls (including Project Financial Status Reports and Earned Revenue Determination Data).
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of Engineering, Procurement, Contracts, Construction and Startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.
  • Knowledge of Engineering and Construction Management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

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