[Vacancy]: Senior Cost Engineer Needed at Oilserv Limited

April 16, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Summary

This position has the following core responsibilities:

  • To support the creation of a distinctive organisational culture, build a unique employer brand, facilitate its adoption and promotion by employees
  • To ensure the organization has the right talent pool that are effectively deployed, managed, rewarded and engaged in a cost-effective and sustainable manner.

Job Details


  • Analyse Tendering documentations to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates;
  • Consult with vendors and personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues;
  • Ensure that clarifications are raised well in time to get better clarity on bid submission
  • Review of Tender documents on receipt to ensure its completeness
  • Review blueprints and product specifications to accurately determine the quantities of materials needed;
  • Reviews drawings and specifications to determine costs; evaluates third-party estimates and tracks market costs to validate estimates.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Solicit and review subcontractor proposals to aid bid submissions;
  • Obtain material pricing and organize all the information necessary to create and submit proposals to clients;
  • Ensure that commercial submissions of tenders are fully complied with all necessary details
  • Use detailed spreadsheets and Client-approved templates to calculate the bid price;
  • Designs, implements, and maintains cost estimating database(s) using various software applications.
  • Traveling to job sites to gather information on materials, labour, and other factors that will influence the bid price;
  • Proactively work with the Procurement Group to ensure Vendors RFQ Technical and Commercial Bid Evaluations are completed in a timely manner
  • Take part in quality checks of completed bids in consonance to the bid requirement/check lists and ensure bid compliance to draft condition of contract in the ITT.
  • Travel to jobsites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors
  • Participate in site visits/pre-bid meetings;
  • Take part in the overall bid packaging exercise to ensure that bids are submitted on due date;
  • Any other activities as assigned

Quality, Health, Safety & Environment

  • Drive compliance with Occupational Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies, processes, procedures and applicable laws/legal requirements across Oilserv business.
  • Take responsibility for their health & safety and those of stake holders across Oilserv business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in either Quantity Surveyor, Engineering or Finance
  • Professional certifications (PMP, CCP) added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 Years broad experience as Cost Engineer with preferred focus in the EPCIC space
  • Proficiency in SAP (ERP).

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