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Engineer TAR Cost

Contract Type
Energy & Manufacturing, Engineering
Whiting, Indiana
Expiry Date
The TAR Cost Control Lead role is to provide leadership on cost, schedule and budget reporting, and analysis and benchmarking of the Whiting-based Turnaround Projects.

Job Description

As the TAR Cost Control Lead, you will also ensures that all TAR Project cost, schedule, budget and manpower data is accurately updated on a daily basis during execution of the TAR Project, and reports on progress against plan.


  • Responsible for ensuring consistency in TAR Project budget templates and reports, and for developing and implementing TAR Project estimating standards.
  • Ensure consistency in cost control reporting and scope control including Extra Work and Change Orders.
  • Responsible for compiling TAR Monthly Cost Report and creating WIP accruals.
  • Maintain and update the 10 year “cash flow” report.
  • Responsible for staffing Contract Cost Personnel and any additional Contractor TAR Administrative Personnel (such as Requisitioners).
  • Responsible for becoming proficient with site cost forecasting software, and training contract cost personnel on its utilization and functionalities.
  • Drive consistency in standardized SAP TAR Work Processes.
  • Responsible for TAR Solomon reporting, gap analysis, and setting parameters for upcoming TAR events.
  • Evaluate rate, hours and cost variances of TAR construction activities.
  • Responsible for providing shift-by-shift real-time contractor head count, by craft.
  • Provide TAR Leadership the ability to make smart construction management decisions as a result of the immediate visibility of Turnaround trends.

High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3+ years of Cost Engineering experience in refining, petrochemical, or utility plant working large projects >$15M
  • 5+ years of Budget Development & Estimating experience in an industrial construction environment
  • Proficient in SAP PM module
  • Knowledge of process industry equipment (exchangers, vessels, drums, heaters, etc.)
  • Knowledge of process industry materials (piping, valves, fittings, etc.)
  • Experience using Primavera P6 scheduling software and analytics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • Experience in Eco-sys tool.