Cost Engineer


Last Updated: 16th December 2017 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Australia

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Female

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Chinese, English

Summary

A cost engineer with over 12 years of experience in project control role with oil and gas industry who leads the project control team in our Australia office.
• Previous responsibilities included:
‒ Proposal preparation
‒ Budgeting / Baseline
‒ Cost Controls
- Earned Value Performance Management
‒ Scheduling
‒ Progress Reporting
‒ Forecasting / Re-baseline
‒ Timesheet management
‒ Invoicing
‒ Management of Third Party Contractors
‒ Provide training to cost controllers in both Australia and KL offices

Education

The University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Commerce Degree

   Mar 2001
— Mar 2004

Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Major in Corporate Finance, Electronic Commerce and Information Management)

Experience

Wood - Perth, Australia
Cost Engineer

   Jun 2011
— Current

Reporting to the Project Manager, collate, monitor, record project data and information, assist with the development and preparation of the weekly and monthly project status report, and assist the project team in all aspects of cost control, scheduling, progress measurement , cost forecasting and reforecasting in order to deliver projects on time, to budget and in accordance with company and client objectives.

Providing accurate data in a consistent and timely manner that can be used to effectively manage resources, provide accurate reports on man-hours, committed costs, percentage complete, baseline, earned value and actual payments. Analyse data and provide project forecast in a timely fashion at the end of the month. Currently managing 30+ various size projects which requires high efficiency to achieve tight reporting deadline for all projects at the same time.

Leading the project controls team in the Australia office and provide training to project controllers across Australia and KL.

Project involved:
Chevron Gorgon Stage 2 Project, Chevron JIC Project, CNOOC Ling Shui Project, Shell Crux Project; Woodside Senegal Project; GDF Bonaparte LNG Subsea Concept Definition; Woodside Browse Project; Woodside Greater Western Flank 2 Project; Woodside Persephone Project; Woodside Julimar Project; Woodside Lambert Deep Project; Woodside Pluto Project; Woodside Xena Project; Woodside Okha Project; HESS Equus Project; Shell Browse Project, ConocoPhilips Barossa Project, Woodside Greater Enfield Project, Inpex Ichthys Project, etc.

WorleyParsons - Perth, Australia
Cost Controller

   Aug 2005
— Jun 2011

FMG – Anketell
Liaise with project managers and client accounting groups to establish a project cost control and reporting methodology
Interface with project managers to develop project forecasts and analyse project costs
Calculating PAF rates
Preparation of budgets in conjunction with engineering and construction team members
Responsible for the cost control function and ensure integrity of the data being processed
Implement financial controls including controlling authorisations of expenditure and cash flow projections
Analysis of productivity & schedule performance indicators to the project manager and lead engineers to assist with resolution of issues
Managing project variation request and change order
Liaise with Client for reporting purposes
Liaise with clients to clarify cost related issues and develop timely and meaningful monthly invoices
Projects setup and debt collection
Provide cost control training to the junior cost controller
Lifting Improve Projects
Cost control services and ad-hoc statistical reporting directly to project managers
Project Management for over 30 projects in FY2009-2010
Interface with project managers to develop project forecasts and analyse project costs
Participating in monthly senior management meeting on behalf of project managers
Preparation of budgets in conjunction with engineering and construction team members
Managing expenditures and budgets
Analysis of productivity & schedule performance indicators to the project manager and lead engineers to assist with resolution of issues
Allocating of expenditure to the correct WBS
Managing variation and change order
Generating project status report on a weekly basis
Calculating charge out rates for team
Timesheet management
Assisting project manager in raising proposal and terms and conditions
Prepare and execute the team’s annual business plan
Monitor performance of team via tracking of business KPI’s
Projects setup, invoicing and debt collection
Provide supervision for technical clerks and Junior Cost Controllers for the Lifting Group in Hydrocarbons Structural Team

Projects involved:
• FMG Anketell Port Project; Shell Browse Basin Project; BHPBP Pyrenees Project; Woodside Vincent Project; Chevron ENSCO7500 Project; Chevron Atwood Eagle Project; Shell F-Block Project; BHPBP Griffin Venture Project; BHPBP Macedon Project; BHPBP Jascon25 Project; Woodside Laminaria Project; Woodside Pluto LNG Project; BHPBP Stybarrow Project; Woodside Angel Project; Woodside CWLH Project; Woodside POG Project; BHPBP Remedial Installation Project; BHPBP Thebe2 Project; Woodside Mauritania Project; Santos Mutineer Exeter Project; Woodside Enfield Project

Clients included:
• FMG, Woodside, Shell, BHPBP, Chevron, Santos, Schlumberger, BOC, Apache, Baker Hughes, Baguley Engineering, Container Refrigeration, Woma, Wastemaster, TAM International, Tamboritha, Mi Swaco, Halliburton, Cleanaway, etc

Transfield Worley - Perth, Australia
Project Administrator

   Apr 2005
— Aug 2005

General administration duties in the Lifting Engineering Team
Marketing and presentation to promote team’s services
Database maintenance
Website development
Travel Arrangement

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