• Title
    Cost Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is recruiting for a Cost Engineer to provide on-site support for approximately 9 months to our pharmaceutical client’s on-going capital improvements program. This position is located at the client’s manufacturing site in Covington, Georgia. The successful candidate will integrate with our on-site team and will be responsible for cost reporting and cost management of the various projects. 


    Key Responsibilities 

    • Provide cost control service to the projects with responsibility for accurate project cost reporting and analysis
    • Utilize project management systems to update and manage project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts
    • Conduct project performance analysis using earned value techniques 
    • Assist Project Managers & Project Engineers with estimates for tenders
    • Preparation of Client Cost Reports
    • Monitoring and compilation of project cost accruals
    • Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing estimate at completion
    • Raising purchase requisitions and receipting invoices
    • Monitoring and reconciling costs
    • Ad hoc cost reporting

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, Business or other related discipline 
    • 10+ years project controls/cost engineering experience 
    • On-site experience on construction projects preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint
    • Experience with financial or cost management software
    • Familiarity with standard construction scheduling techniques and software
    • Attention to detail and good numerical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    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.


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