Cost Engineer, Rotterdam

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Linum Consult’s client is an international main contractor, urgently seeking an immediately available Cost Engineer to join their team on a 3-month fixed term contract, on an EPC project in Rotterdam.


  • Controlling project costs and supporting the project team in commercial matters of the project
  • Processing payment applications in order to ensure timely certification of reasonable payments in accordance with the Conditions of Contract
  • Analysing and recommending costs for technical queries, variation order requests, extension of time claims and any other cost claims for changes- or additional works
  • Measuring quantities and work required from drawings, sketches and other documents as required
  • Preparing reports to management, comparing measures and prices of actually performed construction work with the work described in the contract
  • Clarifying any discrepancies identified during the comparison
  • Providing support to project managers with a view to optimise commercially acceptable resolutions to claims or mitigation of potential claims
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant company systems throughout the bidding and project execution process


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Construction Management
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in a QS related function, ideally with a history of working with main contractors
  • History of working on significant EPC projects in a cost engineering function
  • Demonstrated ability of preparing/analysing cost related reports and giving comprehensive reports to management
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English
  • Immediate availability
  • The right to live and work in the EU


If you fulfil the minimum requirements stipulated by our client and are confidentially interested in applying, then please drop Linum Consult a line with a copy of your CV and contact details to for the attention of Neill Donald.

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