Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Cost Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler has an opportunity for an experienced Lead Cost Engineer to join our team in Reading on a 6 month contract. In this role you will be responsible for providing a complete Cost Engineering service to both project and corporate management for Proposal and Project Operations, this may include supervision of cost engineering team on larger projects.



  • Establishing project requirements, in conjunction with Project Control Manager, with regards to scope of services, organisation and job specific procedures and cost reporting
  • Establishing manhour, materials quantity and cost budgets, control and forecasting of direct and indirect costs
  • Reporting to client and internal management
  • Providing on the job training and guidance for junior Cost Engineers
  • 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

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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