Cost Control & Estimating Engineer wanted – SHELL – Singapore

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Job Description:
The Project Cost Control & Estimating Engineer role resides within Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Project Services team, under the Project & Engineering Services Department.

Purpose of the Cost Control & Estimating Engineer is to:
Support the assigned Production Units and Project Delivery Leads with cost management of capital project portfolio throughout the ORS phases from project development to execution;
Create cost estimates for pre-FID projects and advise on opportunities for greater cost efficiencies;
Support cost management of post-FID projects with application of project controls activities;
Work with EPCM partners to assure adherence of Cost Control & Estimating processes and performance to stated KPIs when executing projects at site;
Support Contracting & Procurement counterparts with cost review of commercial bids.
Gain familiarity with portfolio of small- and medium-sized projects for assigned Production Unit to generate Type 0 to Type 4 cost estimates required to support the project through the ORS development stages;

Drive projects in execution to perform to cost targets. Responsible for cost control activities, including site checks & verification of invoices from contractors, processing Variation Orders & claims, change management, recording VOWD and accruals;
Generate and report project EAC during project execution. Advise Project Delivery Leads on forecasts of contingency performance;
Integrate with Planners to provide accurate monthly reports (cost, progress updates, forecast completions, critical path & trend analyses) for projects in execution to Project Engineering & Services Manager, Project Delivery Leads and Project Services Manager;
Support Contracts & Procurement team in developing contract pricing and administration instructions, bid evaluations & company counter-estimates for contract award recommendations;
Provide feedback of Actual costs to populate benchmarking resources for the site & country;
Assess performance of EPCM Partners’ Cost KPIs;
Work with the Cost capex management team to analyse project cost performance and identify areas of focus to manage expenditure of annual budget.
Where required, apply probabilistic and/or deterministic methods to determine & communicate the possible range of cost outcomes for the project and analyse trends.

Country of Work LocationSingapore
City, State (if applicable)


Work LocationSingapore – Pulau Bukom
Company Description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.


Educational Qualifications:
Degree in any discipline with proven project engineering experience.

Professional Experience:

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in Oil & Gas, Chemical & Petrochemical Industry. Cost Control and Estimator experiences preferred.
Proven performance in working in team environments.
Proficiency in using electronic estimating packages.
Skills in using Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) are essential. Experience in SAP would be advantageous.