Junior Cost Engineer / Cost Engineer

ATA Recruitment
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Cost Engineer / Cost Engineer £23,000 – 30,000 + 5% Pension, Paid Overtime & 25 Days Holiday Derbyshire The Company My client is a process engineering specialist who design and manufacture turnkey process equipment solutions for clients in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, materials handling amongst other industries. The company turns over £30 million a year with a headcount of 130 and an incredible 70 professional engineers (18 of whom are chartered) across software, process, electrical and mechanical design. The company have a trading history that dates back over 200 years and a senior management and directorship team who are all home grown from within the business. The company are owned by a large international growth are in 2018 are due to have the biggest year in their history making it a very exciting year to join the business. Each project is developed from initial enquiry through to full design and finally installation and commissioning on site, a project could last up to 2 years and involves input from process, electrical and mechanical engineers. They are currently looking to recruit a Junior or experienced Cost Engineer/Quantity Surveyor to identify and manage all the variations on the capital projects they run. This role would suit an experienced cost engineer, estimator or potentially a Junior/Graduate Quantity Surveyor looking for a career within the engineering industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a true engineering business so please apply online for immediate consideration. The Role The role of Junior Cost Engineer/Cost Engineer will see you being mentored directly by the company’s Senior Cost Engineer and will involve: * Ensuring all variations on turnkey projects are managed and executed correctly. On a £5 million turnkey project there could be up to £1 million of variations. * An example supplier variation could be a change in routing of pipework. Your role will be to measure up the requirement and asses if a contract agreement is in place for the change or if it is chargeable as a variation. * Another example would a customer requesting a location change for a pump, you will then check if this is covered in the original agreement and charge for a variation if not. * You will be involved in negotiating prices with suppliers for pipework, pumps and other mechanical and electrical equipment. * You will also attend meetings with Project Managers. * You will provide monthly reports on live projects to compare the cost to complete vs the costs incurred on live projects. The Candidate To be successful in your application for Junior Cost Engineer/Cost Engineer you will need: * An engineering qualification and either; * Experience working in any kind mechanical, electrical, construction or process sector in a cost engineer, costing or estimating type role. * Or to be a qualified Quantity Surveyor looking for a career in engineering. The Benefits * £23,000 – £35,000 * Company Pension * 25 Days Holiday * Overtime Paid after 37 hours. * Great progression within the company, opportunity to progress to a more senior cost engineer role or project management. * Opportunity to gain chartership in the future