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Cost Engineer

Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd




Posted: 19/09/2023

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Westray Recruitment Group are looking for a Cost Engineer to work for our client within the Offshore and Wind sector, this role will be based in South Middlesbrough.


Full-time, Permanent

Attractive salary package

37.5-hour week

Monday - Friday


A competitive employment benefits package:

Hybrid working

Annual salary review

Company bonus

Enhanced holidays

Purchasing and selling holiday scheme


Assurance and insurance schemes

Health and wellbeing programmes

Learning and development opportunities

Subsidised travel

Salary sacrifice schemes

Long service and other recognition programmes

Work-life balance

Free parking

Free fruit & refreshments, and company events


Our client is the UK based Offshore Wind division of our clients holding company with over 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor and over 20 years’ offshore wind experience. Our client is a leading Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) party in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Their purpose is to create a better world for future generations by delivering marine ingenuity


As the Cost Engineer, you are responsible for the preparation of economic and technical cost and time estimates for tenders.

You will play an integral role in the tendering process for offshore wind projects.

You will have a good understanding of logistic concepts and the capabilities and limits of offshore technology as you will set up the calculations, as well as understanding what happens in the field. In this way, you can advise the tender team of the most cost and time efficient designs.

Coordinate with relevant departments with the aim of drawing up an accurate and valid cost and time estimates

Coordinate with risk and planning specialist(s) to strive for fully integrated project management

Draw up work calculations and offer support during the implementation phase of a project

Actively develop your expertise by keeping informed on the latest developments in the market and identifying possible opportunities for client


You will often deal with tight deadlines, so goal-oriented work and excellent communication skills with a methodical approach are essential in this role. A real team player, effective communication skills with a customer-focused attitude. Together with:

Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in a technical field

Experience in making cost estimates

Experience with cost estimating software (use of Cleopatra software is an advantage)

Experience in the offshore (wind) industry

Willingness to occasionally travel (inter)nationally to project locations


Please send your updated CV to Kyle Jevons (url removed) or Tony Hutchinson (url removed) . Alternatively, please contact us at (phone number removed)

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