Cost Engineer

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £52 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameRyan Williamson

Job description

Cost Engineer - Aldermaston
Contract - 12 Months
£52 PER HOUR - Inside IR35
Hybrid - 2 days per week on site in Reading
Our client are synonymous with the Defence, industry in the UK and they have an
exciting opportunity within their team for a long term contract!
As a Cost Engineer you will;
·Implement appropriate procedures, processes and systems to ensure the quality and consistency of data
·Task manage capacity and deployment of Business Management team members in
·support of Group Leaders.
·Prepare, monitor and control of forecasts and budgets for specified projects, including change control.
·Interrogate systems and performance to ascertain actual expenditure and project accruals as needed.
·Preparation of cost reports, including trend analysis and early warnings where necessary.
·Perform and support other Cost Engineer requirements as requested.
·Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
Key Responsibilities
·Conduct full and detailed SPI, CPI variance analysis and subsequent root cause analysis, followed by provision of narrative, recommendations & recovery planning in accordance with monthly reporting timescales.
·Establish the Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and lead on the preparation of cost studies utilising historical data.
·Developing benchmarking information to meet specific needs.
·Provide trended data to the Project Manager based on performance to date and emerging trends including making recommendations.
·Tracking manpower productivity and analysing time booked to projects including resource usage vs. planned, resource constraints, etc. and make any relevant recommendations to the Project Manager
Due to the sensitive nature of the work carried at the site, the successful candidates could need to obtain security clearance for this position, it would therefore be advantageous for any applicants to have existing security clearance or have held Uk security clearance int he past.
For any questions or discuss an application, please call Ryan at Carrington West on 02393876019 or 07734767719. You can also email your CV to