5906 Cost Estimating Engineer

Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Job Reference 1242385

Location Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 24, 2024

Dear All!
Airswift (Air Energi Caspian LLP) is currently looking for a Cost Estimating Engineer (for KZ passport holders) for one of our large project in Atyrau, 5/2. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements.

Job Description:   
·    Works as a member of a multi-functional team to develop estimates on projects or portfolio of projects of medium to high complexity in compliance with Company policies, procedures and strategies.
·    Develops, documents, and communicates estimates to Project Organization Functional and Delivery teams.  
  • Develop:  works with project teams to obtain all necessary information to support the estimate, including the scope of impact of the change driving the estimate
  • Document:  carefully documents and records performed work to ensure traceability and alignment with critical processes (to include trending, Cost and Project Management of Change)
  • Communicate:  ensures that the estimate when complete is properly communicated to affected parties
·    Develops cost estimates including: 
  • Calculation of owner cost estimates
  •  Integrating estimate components (e.g., allowances, escalations)
  • Coordinating and assembles cost estimates
  • Working with others to identify and resolve issues
  • Working with Project Controls and other project team members to develop the WBS, CBS, OBS
  • Establishing & delivering budgeting baseline to Project Controls 
  • Supporting other funding (e.g., partner, annual)
·    Additionally for early phase low to medium complexity projects: 
  • Combines good  field / asset / project knowledge and technical competencies to develop Cost Estimate 
  • Leverages SMEs and documents execution methodology assumptions during cost estimate development
  • Applies OE and IIF principles / tenets and practices
  • Follows the Tenets of Operation
  • Develops and supports a customer service / focus environment with internal and external interfaces
  • Participates in formal and informal coach & mentoring activities as well as Cost Engineering activities (e.g., Cost Engineering network)
·    Actively records and adds to the Company estimating database (productivity rates, manhour metrics, factors etc.)
·    Monitors, reports, and actively participates in project cost savings/avoidance assessments and achievements.
·    Provides analysis and input to the Project Organization Functional and Delivery teams to assist in the development and implementation of mitigation plans where necessary.
·    Prepares reports, or actively assists with the development of reports as needed for the estimating team to communicate effectively and clearly.
·    Development, revision and implementation of estimating procedures and processes as needed.

Job Specification and requirements: 
•    Higher Education (preferably technical)
•    Relevant work experience - not less than 4 years
•    Kazakh, Russian, English (Upper Intermediate)
•    Computer software (e.g., MS Word, basic scheduling applications such as MS Project)
•    Strong Excel skill set and estimating software (Aspen In-plant Cost Estimator, Richardsons, Page and Nations)

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