Country

  • Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction and Internal Vacancies
  • Job Type

  • Onsite
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024

Contact

Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

CONSTRUCTION COST ENGINEER- ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENATION

February 1, 2024

Job Description

CONSTRUCTION COST ENGINEER- ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENATION

 
Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Cost Estimation and Budgeting:
    • Develop and refine project cost estimates for maintenance, installation, and construction activities within the crude refining project.
    • Analyze    and    break    down    project    scope    into    cost elements, considering materials, labor, equipment, and overhead costs. o Prepare detailed cost breakdowns for bids, proposals, and internal decision-making. o Update and adjust cost estimates throughout the project based on changes, variations, and actual progress.
  • Cost Control and Monitoring:
    • Implement and monitor cost control measures to ensure project stays within budget. o Track actual costs against estimates and budgets, identifying cost deviations and variances. o Perform variance analysis to understand the reasons for cost discrepancies and recommend corrective actions. o Prepare cost reports and forecasts for project management and stakeholders.
  • Subcontractor and Vendor Management:
    • Develop and evaluate bidding documents for subcontractor and vendor procurement. o Analyze bids, negotiate prices, and finalize contracts for services and materials.
    • Monitor    subcontractor    performance    against    contracts    and budgets, addressing any issues promptly. o Manage and process invoice payments to subcontractors and vendors.
  • Project Scheduling and Planning:
    • Integrate cost data into project schedules, ensuring alignment with budgetary constraints.
    • Analyze potential cost implications of schedule changes and delays. o Participate in project planning and risk assessment, providing costrelated insights.
  • Reporting and Communication:
    • Prepare clear and concise cost reports for management and stakeholders.
    • Present cost-related findings and recommendations effectively in meetings and discussions. o Maintain accurate and up-to-date cost records and documentation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction cost estimating and control, preferably in oil and gas or crude refining projects.
  • Strong understanding of cost estimation methodologies, cost control techniques, and project budgeting principles.
  • Experience with relevant cost estimating software and planning tools.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and report writing.

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of crude refining processes and construction methods.
  • Experience with risk management and cost forecasting techniques.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Understanding of construction contracts and procurement procedures.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills.

 

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