Company: Wood
Skills: Budget / Cost Control
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Cost Controller to join our Perth office in the Minerals and Metals team.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Minerals & Metals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution. Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.

An exciting opportunity exists to join our growing Project Controls team where you will contribute towards project control functions across a diverse Study and Project portfolio.

What will you do?
  • Be part of a supportive team that works together to meet our clients' goals
  • Provide project support by monitoring and reporting on cost, project progress, invoicing, change control and variations
  • Review and maintain Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Cost Breakdown Structures (CBS)
  • Establish baseline budgets for hours and cost capture
  • Liaise with procurement, finance, and time-capture functions, and third parties as required, to ensure accurate and timely capture of procurement, materials, subcontract and labour manhour costs. Ensure costs are allocated accurately in accordance with approved project WBS
  • Review and maintain project cost budgets using Wood software applications
  • Contribute to building a cost-conscious attitude throughout the project team
  • Participate actively in continuous improvement initiatives

Skills / Qualifications

Does this sound like you?
  • A self-motivated team member with excellent communication skills who can manage time and workload efficiently
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Cost Control (mining projects preferred but not essential)
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • Open to learning new skills
  • Valid working rights within Australia

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

If this sounds like a role you would like to develop your experience, apply now!

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.