Project Cost Engineer - NC

Job Title: Project Cost Engineer - NC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Charlotte, United States
Salary: USD100000 - USD130000 per annum, Benefits: 401K, PTO, Medical
Start Date: 2018-03-01
Reference: 78547
Contact Name: Mishu Ullah
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 20:11

Job Description

Job Title – Project Cost Engineer
Job Location – Charlotte, North Carolina
Job Type – Permanent, Full- Time

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas Industry. Our client, a growing Chemicals Operator has a permanent opportunity for a Project Cost Engineer to be based in Charlotte, North Carolina.


• Establish and maintain the WBS structure in SAP
• Provide comprehensive cost report to monitor project progress at a (TIC) level
• Assist in developing guidelines, templates and procedures relevant to cost controls
• Assist project teams at multiple locations with project set-up in SAP
• Assure the cost and schedule are aligned with the execution strategy and cash flow
• Apply effective change management principals to monitor change and trends
• Provide assistance to establish common reporting methods
• Lead forecast reporting to Project Managers and Albemarle Leadership
• Provide the Project Managers with corrective actions regarding cost variances
• Assist in developing (EVM) for (TIC)
• Assist with tracking established KPI’s
• Assist in establishing the field project controls requirements
• Provide owner assurance for cost analysis for outside EPC firms
• Provide final project analysis upon project close out, to ensure actuals versus estimated are benchmarked for future estimate adjustments.
• Global travel estimated at 25%


• Minimum of 10 years of (TIC) cost engineering experience
Owners experience is a plus

Education Requirements

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or Business Degree or equivalent experience

Skills Required

• Must be a Team player
• Must be proficient in SAP software, especially the project systems module
• Working knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and database applications
• Must be able to interact with multiple levels of the organization
• Must be self-motivated with minimum supervision
• Must possess organizational skills and analytical thinking for accuracy and completeness
• Strong knowledge and understanding of cost estimating, budgeting and cost control for all aspects of Engineering, Procurement and Construction
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills are a must

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a leading Operator who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package comprehensive benefits, medical coverage, paid vacation, and more. For more information on this opportunity, please reach out to Mishu Ullah.