Cost Engineer

Old Ocean , Texas, United States

Job Reference 1189460

Location Old Ocean , Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 29, 2023

Our client is seeking a Capital Investment Strategist to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX for an 11-month contract. The Capital Investment Strategist is an individual contributor on a specialized team that will interact with sites and project teams to perform independent analyses of capital investment opportunities for the company. They will focus as a part of the cold eyes review team on the scope and execution plans for capital investment opportunities and act as liaisons between the Cold Eyes Review team & technical resources at the site. They will manage the alignment of project scope elements with business/financial requirements. This position will also develop and manage the Cold Eyes Review database and key performance indicators.

Required Qualifications:
  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business
  • 5 or more years of experience in refinery economics, finance, or procurement
  • Ability to execute responsibilities independently (i.e., high degree of work ownership) Critical thinking and fact-based decision-making based on data
  • Proficient ability with Microsoft Office tools (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Strong written communications
  • Act as liaison between the CER team, business economics resources at the site, and other refining central projects Manage alignment of project scope elements with business economic requirements
  • Assist in prioritizing and scheduling projects for review
  • Conduct various analyses of project improvement levers (business case, design, contracting/procurement, and construction/execution) to identify opportunities; this may require interviews and research with various sources across PSX
  • Identify and action improvement opportunities that apply across the refining portfolio (e.g., optimizing specs & standards; changes to stage-gate process; etc.)
  • Track and report value captured from CER
  • Maintain the CER database and Opportunity Tracker
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Engineering and Construction acumen on capital investment practices Past project execution experience
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Proficiency in written communications and presentations
  • Field experience in construction-related activities
  • Experience with the Project Approval Process and in preparing supporting documents

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