Company: BP
Skills: Project Engineer, Budget / Cost Control, Estimating
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Whiting, Indiana, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide assurance to total project cost estimates along with auditing contractor and engineering estimates to ensure appropriate cost target setting.
  • Support and facilitate Monte Carlo-type cost risk assessments.
  • Provide rough order of magnitude, conceptual, preliminary, and detail estimates to onsite project teams.
  • Local Cost Benchmarking - Help maintain historical cost database and apply learning for improved project performance.
  • Be familiar with scope development best practice and fit-for-purpose parametric, conceptual material takeoff (MTO), and detailed MTO estimating techniques.
  • Implement Whiting estimating policy, procedures, processes, guidelines, tools, and templates.
  • Support external estimating reviews and IPA benchmarking exercises.
  • Support Business/Portfolio Management Team.
  • Actively utilize the local cost database to measure project estimate performance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to project opportunities, risks, and uncertainties.
  • Maintain compliance with BP Published Guidelines and Common Processes as it relates to estimating and controls.
  • Support project teams with stage-gated process and deliverables.
  • Work with Project Team resources to complete all closeout requirements including lessons learned exercises.
  • Support Contracts group and Contract Account Manager in developing strategy for programs and individual projects


Essential Experience & Requirements:

  • Ten or more years of extensive experience working in a project portfolio environment.
  • Team leader experience, demonstrated ability to develop team members
  • Track record of delivery of strong business results, with complex and competing priorities.
  • Reasonable experience in project roles
  • Deep technical experience in cost estimation practices for projects
  • Oil & Gas experience is desirable
  • Experience in AspenTech software is desirable
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • BSc(Hons) in Quantity Surveying or Engineering related degree
  • RICS or AACE Certification/Affiliation



  • Relevant qualification in project management, project cost control or estimation desirable