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Cost Engineer


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Job Summary:
Accountable for project cost forecasting ensuring it is timely and accurate across a large portfolio of capital projects. Accountable for set up of new projects, including reviewing AFE’s for accuracy, validation of ownership and cost allocation, forecasting, etc. Maintain cost control for all project-related activities in strict adherence to the approved project budget.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Maintain project cost control for all project-related activities in strict adherence to the approved project budget.
  • Work closely with planning and scheduling SME to deliver balance between cost and schedule aspect of project and portfolio management
  • Lead the development of the budget forecasts and cost tracking, estimates to complete, and cost trend reports.
  • Work directly with the Project Controls team to report weekly and monthly financial status of projects assigned.
  • Maintain financial reports on the individual components of a project and provide summary reports combining the details of each component into one consolidated report.
  • Provide necessary cost engineering support and expert advice to the Director and/or Manager of Project Controls, including monitoring, trending, and reporting capital project cost performance
  • Monitor, control and analyze the project cost information, identify variances and bring these to the attention of the Project Controls Director/Manager with possible alternatives
  • Lead project meetings and coordinate with team members track cost management issues with focus on tracking cost forecast, risk analysis, contract allowances, contingency, and schedule of values.
  • Forecast and continually track variable project costs from budget creation to closeout of project
  • Support the development of the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) from the cost estimate
  • Responsible for working with vendors on various financial issues related to cost.
  • Communicate promptly and effectively to daily requests for information. This will include research and gathering information through communications with Project Management, Construction Management, and Contractor staff.
  • Occasional project site visits to project where costs are being reported.


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:
At least 8 years of related experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Master's or MBA degree typically preferred.

Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Project Management, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management
  • Total of at least ten years’ experience with at least two of the following areas: Cost Engineering, Cost Estimating, planning, scheduling, estimating
  • Demonstrated experience in cost engineering of larger projects (>$50 Million) during development and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience with controls and estimating and knowledge for merging these together for success of the project.
  • Understanding of engineering processes and drawings, quantity determinations, and financial records
  • Functional knowledge of accounting, financial accounting
  • Familiar with commercial terms/conditions and knowledge of cost tracking and forecasting methods and practices
  • Portfolio management level cost controls
  • Previous experience working in the refining or petro-chemical industry
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed




We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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