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Cost Engineer

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Blaine
R-113703

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Cost Engineer to join our Blaine, Washington office.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

We are seeking an Intermediate or Senior Cost Engineer to join our team in Blaine, Washington and support our client’s focused energy teams. The current role offers a unique opportunity to directly support our client’s Project Services function in all aspects of Cost Management where you will support a diverse portfolio of investment delivery refinery projects varied in complexity and cost from inception through to final close out.

This is a full-time position based on the client site that comes with the opportunity to prove your true potential, provide expert services on world class projects, collaborate and grow with professional services experts, and receive an attractive compensation package with robust benefits.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Support stage gate estimate development and budget sanction documentation through the provision of relevant project cost data and projected staffing requirements.
  • Perform all budget system setup requirements utilizing agreed Cost or Work Breakdown Structures to assign and control costs in accordance with agreed execution strategies.
  • Manage all project costs against sanctioned budgets and agreed baselines throughout each stage of the project reporting baseline deviations in a timely manner.
  • Closely monitor cost performance against key performance indicators using systems such as Earned Value for productivity, trending and early warning identification.
  • Execute all project cost transactional requirements including Purchase Order creation, invoice validation and settlement, shared cost contributions and finance related ledger reconciliations.
  • Lead month end process for all cost-based deliverables including Accrual determination and validation, Time-phased Forecast development and variance identification and mitigation.
  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis to maintain consistent flow of data overseeing integrity and accuracy of information at all times.
  • Identify, analyse, and respond to costs associated with project opportunities, risks, and uncertainties.
  • Responsible for all project Change Request documentation and contingency determination in accordance with established Change Management processes and procedures.
  • Undertake all project cost related reporting requirements for project stakeholders and senior leadership including Summary and Detailed Cost Reports, Change Logs, Performance measurement and Contingency Utilization.
  • Support Cost and Schedule integration to incorporate schedule related data into execution of cost management scopes of work providing single source of truth.
  • Assist in project close out activities and cost benchmarking tasks through the provision of historical cost data to third party auditors.
  • Support continuous improvement scopes of work and have a direct and profound effect on a data-driven organization.

What will you contribute? 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction, Finance or a related field, or 8 years of relevant experience, or alternatively 8+ years proven experience directly in Project Controls environment.
  • Oil and Gas or similar industry experience is preferred.
  • Certification with AACE, PMI or CMAA is preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project controls systems.
  • Knowledge of and experience with stage-gated project execution processes.
  • Ability to support multiple active projects simultaneously.
  • Familiar with energy industry working practices and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of operator project set up, verification and assurance scopes of work and all costs associated.
  • Maturity in Engineering, Procurement and Construction scopes of work in both a cost and schedule driven capacity.
  • Experience with Ecosys or SAP or similar finance and cost management software with good understanding of P6 software. 
  • Must be articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and good decision-making abilities. 
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Finance and or accounting experience preferred.
  • Must generally understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Cost Management systems.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Salary range is between $100,000 - $140,000 depending on skills and experience.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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