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Cost Engineer I

Onpoint Industrial Services Los Angeles Full-Time
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Cost Engineer I

Develop budget cost estimates for turnaround and/or project work as required. Perform cost tracking, analysis, and develop “forecast at completion” cost estimate, Provide cost reports as per owner’s requirements.

Responsible for the overall preparation and control of all project and turnaround costs. In particular:

• Fully comply with client work schedule
• Understand client’s expectations and deliverables
• Interface with all on-site departments, as required
• Adhere to Onpoint’s home office reporting requirements as per policy

• Participate in the Turnaround Cost Execution Plan development
• Jointly develop performance appraisal criteria to measure contractor actual vs. estimated costs
• Determine overhead and administrative costs to be applied
• Determine warehouse restocking charge philosophy
• Develop job cost management execution plan
• Establish Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and integrate with WBS
• Develop job cost estimates as work orders/plans are received
• Develop average job cost rates for estimating, if required
• Develop preliminary turnaround or project cost from job estimates
• Set up vendor files and collect contracts
• Prepare Budget forms and AFE requests from estimates as required
• Integrate job package estimates into Cost Breakdown Structure codes
• Review all PO’s as issued for cost committed and T&C analysis
• Verify other committed cost information against contract terms & conditions
• Collect daily warehouse material issues and repair receipts
• Enter all project committed cost data into system
• Attend daily planning meetings, note progress and change orders
• Adjust forecast to reflect change orders and other variances
• Conduct random quantity survey of daily information received
• Conduct random audit of contractor personnel and compare to field force reports
• Collect and enter all committed costs – labor, equipment, and materials
• Analyze cost data and forecast final cost per project by work order by vendor
• Report turnaround and project actual vs. baseline cost status as required
• Report earned value per vendor and identify trends that impact the final cost projections
• Create Forecast At Completion (FAC), Estimate To Complete (ETC) reports
• Post shutdown
• Prepare final cost report to client
• Participate in turnaround / project critique of cost with client

• Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary.

Assignment Specific:

  • 6+ years experience as a Turnaround Cost Engineer in a refinery/petrochemical facility
  • Proficient in P6
  • Mob/Demob available for eligible candidates
  • Per Diem available for eligible candidates
  • Furlough available for eligible candidates
  • Western Region



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Onpoint Industrial Services has earned a best-in-class reputation by proving to our clients that we will consistently leverage our expertise to deliver innovative solutions for every project, every time.

Through the strategic merger of WTMC and Onpoint, we are now the leading provider of turnaround management services, project controls personnel, safety services, personnel transportation & logistics, turnaround training and consulting. When you choose to partner with us, we approach your project with an owner’s perspective, making sure processes and people are aligned for maximum success.

OnPoint utilizes proven solutions that are integrated with your own procedures and workflows. The result is a set of custom-designed best practices built to improve your readiness and increase performance.

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