Cost Controller

Cost Controller

  • Geraldton Based Only

  • Competitive Rates

  • Dynamic fast paced environment - multiple projects

KAEFER Integrated Services Pty Ltd is the Australian subsidiary of the KAEFER Group, a company renowned worldwide for excellence in the fields of industrial insulation and associated industries, with operations in more than 30 countries and over 28,000 employees worldwide.

We specialise in the supply of Industrial Services to the Oil, LNG, Mining and Power Industries and pride ourselves on our effective delivery of quality products and our exceptional service to clientele. We are also committed to the continuous development and training of our personnel to maintain a safe and rewarding work environment.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide assistance and support to the Operational team to ensure understanding of the Operational impacts on Project cost control and its effect on the bottom line result.

  • Ensure adequate and appropriate resources are available to ensure project personnel are appropriately trained and understand their responsibilities in relation to Project cost control.

  • Strive to find and implement innovative means of improving the cost-effectiveness of the Project.

  • Regularly review the Project cost control performance against targets and forecast to completion and initiate any appropriate actions to ensure Project Targets are met.

  • Weekly Project Cost Control report to the Operations Manager detailing real or potential cost impacts.

  • Maintenance of cost coding system in accordance with the Cost Categories established for the project, the budget and client requirements.

  • Update and report the status of costs to date, estimated costs to complete, comparison to target estimates, cash and expenditure forecasts, contingency and escalation evaluations and reports for major changes.

  • Oversee the payroll process:

    • Weekly review of hours and costs

    • Average hourly rate

  • Maintain allocation of all vehicles, equipment and other assets across all site jobs.

  • Implement or escalate appropriate processes and controls to achieve budgeted costs and forecasts.

  • Assist the project control team in capturing all project expenditure for effective and timely invoicing to the Client in line with contractual / commercial obligations.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a similar commercial and/or contract administration role on large projects within the Mining, Oil and Gas and Power Industries.

  • Understanding of commercial and contractual aspects of project activities, Company reputation and the importance of professional document presentation in Client submissions.

  • Strong verbal and written English language skills for professional reports and written correspondence, particularly with Contractual / Commercial terminology.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

  • An eye for detail and accuracy with numbers.

  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, together with the capacity to plan and prioritise workloads in order to meet deadlines;

  • Proficient in the use of multiple computer applications including the 2010 Microsoft Office Package.

KAEFER Integrated Services is an equal opportunity company and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position: please send an updated Resume to