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Cost Engineer -T


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Job Type Contract
Location Qatar
Salary N/A
Contact Chand Babu Hashmi

To provide specialist engineering cost control of Department activities and Shutdown programs of Ras Laffan plant and facilities.

Carries out detailed costing of plant availablility technical programs, projects and activities including shutdowns and turnaround activities. Monitors execution of daily and monthy activities and work orders on SAP and MS-Win Project. Reconciles and reports the monthly Plant Availability cost against planned budget.


Determines work scope for various disciplines and contracts. Prepares detailed cost estimate and project evaluation. Liaises with Commercial department regarding bids, service contracts, and terms and conditions of contracts.


Participates and assists in preparation of Capital and Operating budgets for Plant Availability Department. Reconciles capital and operating expenditure against planned budget and highlights any variances to ensure effective cost control.


Assists in the preparation and evaluation of bids during inquiry and bidding stages. Leads the Technical Evaluation team for reviewing bids and communicates with Commercial department for clarification.


Reviews turnaround activities plans to verify time and manpower allocation. Liaises with relevant engineers to discuss their resource requirements and the outsourcing of manpower, material, equipment and services as required.


Liaises closely with Plant Avilability, Operations, Turnaround, and Maintenance Planning to monitor major shutdowns and turn-around activities and their completion. Monitors shutdown progress report indicating percentage of actual work completion against plan.


Ensures systematic and consistent implementation of cost engineering methods and procedures and recommends improvements. Ensure systematic update of SAP/CMMS systems.


Prepares various cost control and performance reports including status reports, various statistics, actual cost  vs. planned budget variance analysis, etc., to monitor the effectiveness of plant availability programs and recommends changes as required.


Coordinates with Field Maintenance Cost engineers on matter with mutual intrests after discussion with Plant Availability Manager.


Complies with all company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies and procedures.


Conducts all work activities in a safe and environmentally responsible manner by not taking on any task(s) that are perceived as unsafe and if in doubt, consults supervisor/manager before proceeding


Participates in HSE meetings and company QHSE promotional programs.


Reports all accidents, incidents or near misses to supervisor/manager or to the QHSE Department if supervisor/manager is not available.


Participates in on-the-job training of assigned Qatari developees, monitors their progress and makes recomendations on how to support their learning and progression.


Performs other similar or related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree(4yrs) in Engineering (Mechanical or other relevant engineering degree)




Minimum of 3 years experience as Cost Engineer in gas or petrochemical plant and facilities.


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