Senior Engineer – Cost Control

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Job Description

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies. 

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination. 

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs. 

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.    

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week. 

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?  



  • Provide assigned project cost budgets including material, manpower and equipment/material costs, sub-contracts, third party services and financial cost etcetera.
  • Coordinate with the project engineers to clarify any query/discrepancies. Assist in the identification and mitigation of project risks.
  • Prepare cost reports on a periodic basis on the status of the costs incurred and the variations of the budgeted v/s actual in consultation with supervisor/Project Manager.
  • Monitor costs and generate variance reports as and when required and forward to the Supervisor/Project Manager for his perusal.
  • Workout forecast for various line items of the cost report in consultation with project team members. 
  • Carry out assessment of potential variations/claims from sub-contractors/vendors.
  • Assist Project Engineers in preparing additional cost analysis as deemed necessary.
  • Participate in project review meetings, if required and provide any cost related data as and when required.
  • Interface and provide clarification to the project engineers and Accounts and provide assistance wherever required.
  • Propose new suggestion if any and keep improving/updating the process of effective cost control.
  • Develop historical Cost database of a project for future reference.
  • Provide training and guidance to new/junior Cost Control personnel.


  • Engineering Degree with minimum of 10 years working experience out of which minimum Three years in the Cost Control function of EPC projects.
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates