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Rail Project, Cost Engineer, based at Canary Wharf, London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    day rate inside of IR35

  • Contact:

    Lee Morley

  • Contact email:

    lee.morley@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH92324_1606071656

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months++

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lee Morley

  • Maintaining the Cost Management database, and checking that forecast and budgeted costs align with cost flows for EV purposes.
  • Developing and contributing to the weekly and period reporting requirements.
  • Participating in re-forecasts as required by the programme.
  • Deploying and implementing the Project Control requirements included in contracts.
  • Interfacing with contract administration on contract issues and status of changes. Providing assistance with assessment of changes.
  • Participating in the preparation of cost studies utilising historical data, statistical analysis and cost and quantity comparisons.
  • Developing new techniques as required to meet specific needs and within the parameters specified.
  • Assisting projects in identifying and assessing changes.
  • Participating in and contributing to Value Engineering studies.
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the clients Target Zero principles.
  • Cooperate with client in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
  • Act as a role model for clients vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with clients Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too.
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put clients information or information systems at risk.
  • Working knowledge of cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis.
  • Construction experience as a Cost Engineer preferable.
  • Extensive knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts, with operational implementation and daily contractor management.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with experience of presenting cost engineering information to management/clients.
  • Experience of identifying, analysing, and solving problems.
  • Knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialised instruction or practical experience.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in Engineering or Construction Management or Quantity Surveying or equivalent experience.
  • An advanced level of MS Excel skills desirable.
  • Experience of forecasting, scheduling techniques and risk analysis.