Job Category: Project Engineering
Job Type: 3 Months Contract
Job Location: Rivers State - Nigeria

Chairborne Global services limited is looking to hire an experienced ​Cost Control Engineer to
join a major Technical Project (Dredging and Construction).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • Generate project progress charts and cost reports.
  • Handle cost engineering functions involving budget preparation, cost control, forecasting and cost reporting.
  • Coordinates pricing structure or criteria to be used by each discipline or specialty which meet the objectives of the cost estimate.
  • Interpret contract and handle financial risk and current cost control database.
  • Monitor detailed dredging project cost and cash flow reports developed by our software.
  • Monitor, evaluate and update project cost data on budgeted amounts.
  • Reconcile and coordinate project cost data with client status reports.
  • Support forecast of time and cost problems by offering trending information.
  • Support past period cost performance report and fiscal budget annually.
  • Consolidate project data from software to sub-program data.
  • Assist in Program Manager’s budgeting process with Area-wise unit cost data.
  • Use updated unit cost data to support Service Planning and Estimating.
  • Manage Project Management database.
  • Handle resource planning, milestone coordination and schedule tasks.
  • Contact and support Project Controls and Scheduling individuals in role execution.
  • Maintain appropriate corporate estimating records.
  • Develop and update cost and resource loaded schedules.
  • Establish and maintain harmonious client relationship to support project delivery and client satisfaction.
  • Submit monthly reports to Project Manager and support internal reports preparation.
  • Supervise planning, scheduling and cost engineering.
  • Maintain project personnel relationships with individual discipline group leaders.
  • Determine schedule, estimates and work scope to execute and complete deliverables within budget.
  • Interact with client counterparts and management to plan and schedule cost presentation.
  • Develop and execute measurement systems to process, analyze and identify improvements.
  • Analyze data, identify issues and recommend suitably.
  • Support cost control as per contractual procedures, objectives and requirements.
  • Develop cost trend estimates and new techniques to support project cost trend programs.
  • Conduct investigating requirements to estimate and control cost data.
  • Support administrative and organizational activities to perform cost analysis and estimation.
  • Verify scope trends and estimate costs by using contract terms.
  • Execute schedule change management process to approve changes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an Oil & Gas related company
  • Engineering Graduate with an accredited degree in engineering, with specialization in Project Management or Cost Control related training.
  • 7 yrs. experience in a relevant capacity in project estimating and cost control.
  • Technically strong in project cost planning, scheduling, control, and reporting.
  • Relevant certification in project management or project controls, or project planning will be an advantage / preferred.
  • Construction trade software (Primavera 6 or MS Projects) is an advantage.
  • Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Word).
  • Technically strong in project cost planning, scheduling, and reporting.

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