Cost Engineer


Morson Talent are working closely with one of their leading clients recruiting a permanent Cost Engineer based at Gloucester Business Park with hybrid working arrangements

About the Opportunity

They are recruiting for Cost Engineers to Join their EDF framework delivery team.
This is a key role within their Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network at all UK sites and stations.

You will be part of a large client lead team at EDF’s Gloucester location and this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio with a focus on nuclear defueling and nuclear decommissioning.

Cost Engineers are accountable to the client Project Controls Group Head, PPM and/or Operations Manager and are responsible for providing cost management support to the EDF Nuclear Generation work portfolio and will monitor, control and forecast the costs during the Project lifecycle. This role has no direct reports.

The role will be based at the Gloucester office complex and will require from time to time, business travel to UK sites/stations. Flexible working arrangements between office and home are possible. In this role you will report to the Jacobs Operations Manager, but be accountable for project delivery directly to the client.

Ideally, have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture.


Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in a cost related discipline or relevant experience and MACostE is desirable.

Breadth of experience across whole project and programme lifecycle. e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning.

Good working knowledge of financial systems.

Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.

Working knowledge of latest version of Primavera P6

Experienced in the use of SAP Finance and Project modules.

The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.

Proficient in the use of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.

Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis.

Ability to communicate well at all levels of management, produce monthly reports, to an agreed reporting cycle, to provision of intelligent information.

Security clearance will be required for the successful candidate.

Apply Now