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Cost Engineer at Jacobs

Cost Engineer

Jacobs Warrington, UK Full-Time
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Jacobs Nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.   Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.  

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.   What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work collaboratively with our clients and be committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.  

Jacobs are recruiting for a Cost Engineer to work as part of the Project Delivery function. The position is responsible for cost reporting and cost management of the various projects in support of Project Managers and Project Engineers

The Cost Engineer will provide a cost control service to a project/projects to ensure that:

•       Accurate project cost reporting and analysis

•       Assist Project Managers & Project Engineers with estimates for Tenders

•       Compiling instruction forms for new project set up

•       Preparation of Monthly Client Cost Reports

•       Monitoring and compilation of project sales and cost accruals

•       Variances investigation and reporting e.g. investigating variances on Monthly Profit Appraisal Report

•       Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing EAC (estimate at completion)

•       Raising purchase requisitions and receipting invoices

•       Monitoring and reconciling costs for Intercompany support to the projects

•       Dealing with project connection requests (for time bookings & expenses)

•       Dealing with cost transfers such as hour transfers between projects

•       Dealing with project close-outs

•       Ad hoc cost reporting

Skills and Experience:

•       Experience in a cost control role

•       Excellent Excel skills

•       Experience with financial or cost management software

•       Attention to detail and good numerical skills

•       Good communication skills

•       Able to work independently and as part of a team


  • communicative and engaging style
  • delivery focused
  • Sets and maintains high standards
  • good communication, teamwork and negotiation skills
  • good organisational skills
  • flexible and adaptable 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experienced in using Oracle desired, but not essential
  • Bachelor degree an advantage, but not essential
  • A QCF qualification in Planning/ Project Controls an advantage, but not essential


Recommended skills

Team Working
Attention To Detail
Cost Controling
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Job ID: CMS00014K