Lead Cost Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1031127
Created Date: 15.01.2020
Job Title: Lead Cost Engineer
Salary Negotiable
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: International
Sector: Oil & Gas
Consultant: Duncan Lowe
Consultant Phone: 01483 302 133

Job Description:
NRL are currently looking for a Lead Cost Engineer to work from their offices in Cork. The requirement is to work on the Whitegate Refinery project on a contract basis for the next 12 months.


  • Provide a complete Cost Engineering service to both project and corporate management for Proposal and Project Operations, including supervision of the cost engineering team.
  • Working in conjunction with the Project Controls Manager in regards to scope of services, organisation and procedures as well as cost reporting.
  • Establishing manhour, materials quantity and cost budgets, control and forecasting of direct and indirect costs.
  • Reporting directly to the end client and maintaining a good rapport with the applicable personnel.
  • Mentoring Junior Cost Engineers
Skills / Qualifications:
  • Significant experience working within the Oil & Gas industry as Cost Engineer
  • Experience of working in a Lead position within a sizeable Oil & Gas project or similar industry
  • Degree or HNC / HND, ideally in an engineering discipline or where strong cost and commercial skills are included
  • A proven cost engineering experience within Petrochemical or similar industries
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to share information and develop junior staff

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