Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Budget / Cost Control, Cost Engineer
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe

Petroplan are looking to hire a Junior Project Cost Engineer to be based in Reading, SE England on a staff basis.

To apply you must live and work in the UK already.

To apply for the role you will have:

  • Knowledge and experience of implementing best practice cost engineering processes and tools including;
    • Budget production and baseline maintenance
    • Cost Forecasting
    • Change Control
    • Variance Analysis
    • Cost and Performance Reporting
  • Knowledge and experience of forms of contract Eg NEC3
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Earned Value Management (EVM) processes and techniques
  • Good communication skills including networking, influencing and stakeholder management
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring



  • Preferred - degree or HND/HNC in appropriate business or technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Association of Project Management qualification (e.g. APM - Practitioner)
  • Membership or working towards membership of relevant professional body (Eg Association of cost engineers - ACostE)


About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.