Cost Engineer

Blargoans Ltd have a 12-month contract opportunity for a Cost Engineer to work within our Client’s facility in Caithness.


Main Responsibilities

  • Must interact proactively/routinely with the project control staff in other areas/interfacing teams for project/operations cost data and expenditure profiles, ensuring that costs are correctly aligned with programme phases, activities and duration
  • Ability to forecast accurate lifetime project EACs, carryout earned value analysis to determine performance issues and carryout analysis of actual spend to inform future forecasts


Desirable Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in NEC contracts, Cemar and Excel would be advantageous
  • Ability to identify and assess project threats and opportunities cost impacts
  • Previous Nuclear experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience in commercial contracts and sub-contractors, undertaking valuations and assessment of cost submissions including the impact of cost CE’S.
  • Cost engineering experience within highly regulated, high complexity, industrial engineering projects. Including the development of a resource/cost loaded baseline


Additional Role Information

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

Able to multi task and work to tight deadlines

Ability to think at both individual project level and at a strategic level


Terms and Conditions

PAYE Rates £30,606 to £48,680 – Salary dependent on experience

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays.


Closing date for CV applications will be on Monday 10th May 2021 at 12:00noon

To apply email CV and covering letter to

For further information please contact: Caroline Hay – 01847 851200 with reference BL21452


Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.