Cost Engineer

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South West

Reference: 28824tm

Expiration date: 06 May 2018

We are working with a global Project Management & Construction business who deliver landmark projects around the globe. These are across a wide variety of sectors including Energy & Utilities; Transportation; Health & Education; Commercial and Defence & Security. They are currently seeking a number of Cost Engineers to support major infrastructure works for new-build nuclear power projects.

Reporting to the Manager of Project Controls you will be responsible for the cost management of distinct packages of work associated with one of the UK’s proposed new-build nuclear power stations and its associated infrastructure works. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Implementation and administration of the cost control system for their assigned area
  • Owning and updating of cost forecasts
  • Managing the process of raising requisitions through to purchase orders
  • Management of the change control process for projects.
  • Forecast reviews with the teams. Challenging information provided ensuring forecasts are robust and fully auditable.
  • Providing weekly/monthly reports
  • Checking, gaining authorisation and receipts of invoices (against committed and sanctioned spend)

Person Specification:

  • Degree / HNC qualified
  • Member of the Association of Cost Engineers or working towards
  • Good understanding of NEC Contract Administration
  • Experience of working on large scale EPC Projects


Our client offers highly competitive salaries as well as a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

  • 24 days of holiday, plus bank holidays and December holiday shut down
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Season ticket loan
  • Private medical insurance (including Dental plan)
  • Continuous on the job training and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme