Senior/Cost Engineer

  • by Lamonby Recruitment
  • Location Warrington, Cheshire, UK
  • Salary £35,000 - £45,000 / year
  • 84 days ago
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Job Description:

One of our key clients are currently recruiting for a motivated, experienced Senior Cost Engineer to join an enthusiastic team located on a large site in Cheshire. The successful candidate will come into the company with industry cost management experience, a construction background and will be proficient using PRISM software. A construction or finance related qualification is essential.

The successful applicant will initially be working on a large construction project within the Cost Management Team. They will be working with the commissioning stage of the project in a management capacity. My client is seeking a candidate with industry experience who can come in and hit the ground running. The ideal candidate won’t have anyone to report to and will be responsible for ensuring their day to day responsibilities are completed to a high standard without being micro managed.

Senior/Cost Engineer Role

Contract administration/NEC

Collaborating with the Cost Lead as required in SAP close (service entries, accruals, etc.)

Working with the Cost Lead to retrieve updates from EAC ‘owners’

Updating PRISM database with regards to schedule, cost and changes in monthly data.

Verifying funding alignment with CEP and actual cost and commitments with SAP on PRISM

Carrying out data analysis and amending inconsistent data if required as well as assisting the cost lead in Data Analysis if needed.

Broadcast draft and final reports (standard/ad hoc)

Role Requirements and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be extremely computer proficient as well as holding qualifications in a construction or finance related background.

Experience using PRISM software, ideally PRISM G2 Version 4.0.

A strong eye for detail is also preferred.

The ideal candidate will have proven industry experience as a Cost Engineer –monitoring cost against contractor performance in one or more of the following sectors:


Heavy civils


Industrial or mechanical process related projects

This post will require Security Clearance

Senior/Cost Engineer

  • £35,000 - £45,000 (depending on experience)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Further information regarding full package available on request

If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact James direct on 02392 384650. 

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Company Pension Scheme, 24 days annual leave, Full package available on request
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level HND/HNC or equivalent