Cost Engineer

  • Job Reference: SF56792
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: £33,000 to £43,000
  • Sector: Administration, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Cost Engineer
Location: Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £33,000 - £43,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56792

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Cost Engineer at our Warrington site.

The role
This role is full time, 37 hours per week and hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Cost Engineer

  • Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
  • Extensive experience applying budgeting & cost control in a complex environment
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3-4/JCT etc ) including resolution of claims and disputes
  • Advanced knowledge of cost management techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of Earned Value Management

Qualifications for the Cost Engineer

  • HNC or bachelor's level qualification/degree (or equivalent) in cost engineering, project management, quantity surveying or a related field

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) /security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 20/05/2024

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