Senior Cost Engineer

The Role

Sirius Minerals is seeking an experienced Senior Cost Engineer, reporting to the Project Controls Manager, for the Project Development team of its US$2.9 billion multi-discipline engineering, procurement and construction project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining change control, cost reports, etc.
  • Assist in setting up a control system and documentation for the project
  • Report on deviations, underruns and overruns
  • Prepare forecasts, complete cost trends reports and monitor cost and budget forecast
  • Work closely with project estimator, planner, scheduler and accounting staff
  • Participate in vendor\contractor bid reviews
  • Assist in claims evaluation
  • Assist in identifying cost risk and perform risk analysis
  • Coordinate and assemble the monthly progress reports and ensuring accurate data and subsequent analysis is completed

Skills and Experience

  • Graduate degree or undergraduate in engineering or a recognised business program
  • Extensive experience in cost controlling for mining projects
  • Strong communication, stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
  • Good knowledge and relevant experience of project management principles
  • Excellent knowledge of project reporting, cost control and engineering controls
  • Report writing skills
  • Knowledge of document control, procurement/contracts and construction management is an asset
  • Strong personal commitment to health and safety
  • An ability to work well within a team, with good team building skills and capable of mentoring others
  • Underground Mining experience and PIMS Cost Management experience is desirable

Benefits

Attractive remuneration package depending on experience

Closing date

3 April 2017

Location

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@siriusminerals.com.

We do not accept applications from agencies.

About us

Sirius Minerals Plc is a publically listed company on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. Through the development of its North Yorkshire polyhalite project it will become a world leading producer of multi-nutrient fertilizer.

The Project involves the construction of a state-of-the-art underground mine to enable the extraction of polyhalite – a unique multi-nutrient fertilizer – along with the necessary infrastructure both above and below ground that will be required for transport, processing and distribution.

The Company is headquartered in Scarborough, with a small London presence, and has an increasingly growing team. To work at Sirius, you must share the Company’s values and determination to reach our goals quickly, efficiently and with the highest safety standards.

Sirius Minerals is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

We will process your information in accordance with our privacy policy (www.siriusminerals.com/privacy-policy/). By submitting a CV to us, you consent to us processing your data and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and that you are entitled to work in the UK. We may share your data with trusted third parties, including our construction contractors, Scarborough Jobmatch, Routes to Employment and other specialist recruitment agencies, but only in connection with possible recruitment with Sirius Minerals and its subsidiaries or with construction contractors working on the Project. If you do not wish us to share your information with third parties, please let us know when you email us.

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Closing date for applications: 03/04/2017

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