Cost Control Engineer
As Cost Control Engineer, developed and implemented an effective application of professional and technical expertise to plan and control resources, costs, profitability and risk. Planned and executed both project and annual budgets. Interfaced regularly with all departments to compile and present monthly operation updates as well as cost and audit reports
- Refocused Company resources and rentals resulting in a 10 percent savings of a 600 million budget for exploration and production in North Dakota's Bakken field.
- Established new purchasing, invoice processing and cost tracking procedures that enabled the company to reduce the margin of error in estimating operation and project costs from over 15 percent down below 2 percent in an industry average of 5 percent.
- Moved from Diesel fueled generators on production locations to Natural Gas, creating a 30 percent decrease in overall rental and fuel costs while lowering, the monitored and taxed, Natural Gas flare rates.