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Cost Engineer (Subsea)

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Houston
R-115923

Cost Engineer (Subsea)

Why join us?  

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! 

We are seeking a Cost Engineer to join our team in Houston, Texas 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 subsea 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.

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. 

How will you contribute to the team? 

  • Supports the preparation and implementation of the work breakdown structure (WBS); ensuring understanding of the broader scope across all project stages.
  • Supports the set-up of appropriate control budgets from the project estimate and schedule; ensuring full understanding of estimate basis, scope, schedule, contracting strategy and execution plan.
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of accurate project cost reports which support tracking of project budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, value of work done and phased forecasts in alignment with the WBS.
  • Ensures that data collected from project team(s) and contractors (schedules, progress, changes and risks) is used to underpin the cost forecast assumptions, phasing and control budgets.
  • Ensures robust analysis of actual cost performance against planned performance to identify, understand, document and communicate variances and offer associated insights to Project Management on the overall impact and potential mitigating actions.
  • Ensures all project cost pressures and opportunities are proactively identified, understood, documented and communicated with the project team, particularly Project Management.
  • Supports the overall change management (trending and management of change) process; ensuring it is rigorously applied to all changes and that impacts are fully assessed and incorporated into project cost forecasts, project plans and budgets.
  • Supports the cost related communication plans, interfaces and the reporting system that provides the leadership team and stakeholders with timely analysis and performance management insights for all work scope.
  • Ensures cost management systems and tools are populated and maintained with all relevant cost data to enable standard cost performance management and reporting to Project Management and other stakeholders.
  • Supports project planning and verification processes related to cost engineering including developing quarterly and annual financial plans and preparation of inputs for project stage gate reviews.
  • Supports all requirements related to cost standardization and digitization strategies.
  • Develop and maintain close working partnership with Finance.
  • Ensures internal and contractor compliance with all cost related requirements and contractual requirements.
  • 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 6 years of relevant experience, or alternatively 6+ years proven experience directly in Project Controls environment.
  • Experience with offshore and/or subsea projects
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Track record of consistently producing high quality cost engineering deliverables
  • Ability to produce high quality written reports and summary presentations – able to communicate clarity from complexity.
  • Ability to harness use of digital tools to provide high quality cost management reporting information
  • Bias for simplification, efficiency, and continuous improvement
  • Ability to influence, interface, communicate and work effectively with members of a project team
  • 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: 

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.   We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules 
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave 
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet 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
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

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.   

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

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. 

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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