Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Cost Estimating Engineer in Al Jabail, Saudi Arabia

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Cost Estimating Engineer to work on the Engineering and project management services for the Sadara project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The project will last for approximately twelve months and will be a site-based position.

  • Lead the development of cost estimates prepared by Contractors during Conceptual & FEED phases including arrangement of Estimate Basis Memorandums and Estimate Confidence Packages

  • Prepare cost estimates for contract variations including the review and evaluation of Contractor Submitted Variations

  • Lead the review and assessment of variations with Contractors through agreement and conclusion of the related variation order

  • Work with Quantity Surveyor and Discipline Engineers to validate the scope of work, BOQs and MTOs for all variations and additional scope items from the relevant supporting project drawings, and obtain BOQs / MTOs endorsement by Company’s discipline Engineers

  • Analyze work activities, manpower and GCC productivities by generating new work unit rates with Contractors

  • Coordinate with project Commercial to obtain local market quotes and trend to estimate cost for any variations or additional works

  • Review / participate in the preparation of annual client Business Plan and related quarterly cost forecasts

  • Lead the development of bid check estimates and cost breakdown structure to be used for commercial evaluation and tendering

  • Provide analysis of contract payment terms and related cash flow

  • Participate in the preparation of Business Cases and in the development of required cost justification assessments for approval by Senior Management

  • Conduct peer reviews of in-house Project Cost Estimates prepared by the ECW, AUP, EPC-1& EPC-2 teams

  • Establish and implement Project cost estimation database for benchmarking and reference

  • Lead the development, review, analysis and evaluation of costs related to Contractor claims and identify potential cost risk events, and evaluate related cost impact

  • Assist in the preparation of the final project close-out report and fixed asset register

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor such as ongoing training and development of assigned UAE national employees and any other assignments, as and when required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Over ten years’ experience in cost estimation and reporting protocols of all Contract / Agreement types in major Oil & Gas Industry, both Onshore and Offshore

  • Knowledge of special application cost estimation software packages

  • Fluent in English (read, write, speak)

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-23966

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc