Cost Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Cost Engineer

Location: Warrington

Duration: Permanent

As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex nuclear decommissioning projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Cost Engineer to join a project team based from Warrington

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem provide end state focused nuclear engineering services both individually and as part of an integrated design community the largest nuclear design house in Europe - delivering major projects, infrastructure, waste, fuel management and safety case solutions. This mission is critical to the upkeep of the UK's long term nuclear infrastructure.

Join us and develop your career alongside a dedicated, delivery focussed, world class engineering team.

Job Title: Cost Engineer


Location: Warrington


Duration: Permanent

Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy with a global coverage who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions to the nuclear sector. We are at the forefront of the #netzero challenge to create a robust energy mix and meet the UKs carbon zero targets.
As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex nuclear decommissioning projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Cost Engineer to join a project team based from Warrington.

The Role: Cost Engineer


As our Cost Engineer you will be providing project controls support to the design team in the delivery of multi-project portfolios, reporting to the Design Services Integrator.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Maintain a good collaborative working relationship with stakeholders - interfacing with the PM, SPEM, AEM, Sub-PM's, Planners, Contract Administrators, Discipline RE's and Discipline engineers.
  • Maintain and report (inputting and extracting data where appropriate) time and cost bookings in the project time booking system using suitable cost reporting tools such as Replicon and the Resource Planner. Ability to generate Replicon Reports when required.
  • Developing and maintaining a suitable cost breakdown structure (CBS). Ensuring correct allocation of cost and time bookings so that costs against budgets can be monitored. Managing time booking connections to Replicon and ensuring all connections are pre-authorised by the Senior Project Engineering Manager (SPEM) / Area Engineering Manager (AEM) and no costs are accrued without the PM/SPEM/AEM's authorisation.
  • Preparation of accurate payment applications / valuation certificates / summaries including forecasts (e.g. 2+2 weeks) and expediting service entry numbers (or Instructions to Invoice) from SL for the full payment due.

A full job specification is available with all responsibilities.

Your background:

  • You'll have experience working in Cost Engineering
  • You'll have familiarity with working under NEC3 contracts
  • Ideally you'll have a good working knowledge of CEMAR
  • And finally, you'll be able to demonstrate sound communication skills


Security clearance:
Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
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