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Project Cost Engineer

Company: Motiva
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview: The Project Cost Engineer provides support to the Project Cost Team Lead, as well as site project managers, to manage, implement, and control the overall project costs from conception to project completion for a large portfolio of projects. Responsibilities: Support the delivery of consistent but appropriate cost management structures for portfolio of small, medium and large projectsCreate and maintain project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) in SAPSupport the development of project Cost Breakdown Structures (CBS) and their population from the estimateEnsure that purchase orders and work orders are setup in accordance with established WBS structures and project estimatePerform monthly review of project open commitments and actual costs to identify any misallocation of costs, unauthorized or incorrect capitalization of labor or overheads, and expenditures to ensure posting to the appropriate WBS elementsComplete / Calculate / Verify monthly updates of Value of Work Done in SAP to post accrualsWork closely with project team to develop project cost flow forecast and update monthly. Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts in the face of commercial pressure and optimism from the project teamsComplete monthly forecast updates to maintain accurate reporting of Latest Estimate/Estimate at CompletionEnsure project team follows Change Management Procedures and guidelinesDevelop and implement project contingency drawdown plansDevelop and implement project control plansMonitor commitments and actuals on a regular basis to ensure expenditures are in accordance with plansUtilize project schedules and earned value reporting to understand impact on project costEnsure timely and accurate preparation of monthly project cost reports. Lead monthly project review meetings and assist Project Controls Lead in reviewing monthly reportsEnsure project closeout is completed in a timely manner following mechanical completionAssist with the roll-out of emerging company standard tools and processes and apply them on projectsSupport / complete project completion evaluationsWork closely with project scheduling to verify field progressParticipation in constructability reviews and contracting strategy development, as well as other project front end development activitiesEducation and Experience Required: Bachelor's degree2+ years of capital project cost control support in the petrochemical, refining, or manufacturing industryProficient using Microsoft Office suite of software including the use of pivot tables, VLOOKUP formulas, charts and linking capabilitiesGood analytical, verbal, and written communication skillsOther Requirements: Must have legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the requirement of a work visaMust currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cardMust support and comply with the company's drug free work environment, which will include random drug screeningsMust support and comply with the company's harassment free workplace environment policyMust support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiativesMust support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policiesAs part of the pre-employment process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks. New hires must have received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before starting employment. The "final dose" is the final dose, as recommended by the manufacturer, of a vaccine that has been authorized by the FDA for use in the United States, including vaccines that have been approved pursuant to an Emergency Use Authorization. You have been "fully vaccinated" when it has been at least two weeks since you received the final dose. An attestation certifying that you have received your final dose or are fully vaccinated will be provided and required as part of the pre-employment process after receipt of a conditional offer of employment, and will be a condition of employment. Motiva is an equal opportunity employer and will make any required accommodations under applicable law for individuals with disabilities or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination. Contact your recruiter if you would like to request an accommodation.

Keywords: Motiva, Port Arthur , Project Cost Engineer, Engineering , Port Arthur, Texas

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