Cost Engineer

Q Y E C Construction Pvt Ltd

Q.Y.E.C. Construction Pvt. Ltd. (QYEC Nepal), situated at Pulchowk-3, Lalitpur, is engaging in EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) for hydropower projects in Nepal. QYEC Nepal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sichuan Qingyuan Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd. (QYEC China) which was established in 1995 and is the only private design company holding Class A certificate in hydropower industry in China. QYEC China has been providing full-scope engineering and consulting services for hydroelectric and water conservancy projects with clients of public, government, and private sectors. QYEC China is the holder of qualification certificates of Engineering Survey and Design Certificate - Class A, Engineering Design - Class A, and Engineering Consulting - Class A, which are issued by Chinese government and institute. In the meanwhile, QYEC China is also certified for Power Transmission and Transformation design, Water Resources Argumentation compilation, Water and Soil Conservation compilation, Environmental Impact Assessment compilation, geological hazard reconnaissance, design, risk assessment, etc. Q.Y.E.C. China believes that hydropower development is a delicately balanced technical art, an optimal balance in technical efficiency, financial return, environmental protection and social well-being. With such belief, QYEC China has provided engineering services for more than a hundred hydropower projects, amounting to a total installed capacity over 10GW in past decades, among which, 40 commissioned and 5 under construction, with a capacity sum of 3.9 GW and 1.3GW respectively.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Key Responsibilities:

1.Cost Estimation: Prepare accurate cost estimates for hydropower projects, including capital costs, operational expenses, and maintenance costs.

2.Budget Development: Collaborate with project managers and engineers to develop project budgets, ensuring that cost estimates align with project goals and objectives.

3.Vendor and Supplier Engagement: Work with suppliers and contractors to obtain pricing and cost data for materials, equipment, and services.

4.Data Analysis: Analyze historical project data and industry benchmarks to refine cost estimates and identify cost-saving opportunities.

5.Risk Assessment: Identify and quantify potential cost risks and uncertainties and develop mitigation strategies.

6.Reporting: Generate detailed cost reports and financial forecasts to support project decision-making and funding applications.

7.Cost Control: Monitor project costs throughout the project lifecycle, identify variances from the budget, and provide recommendations for cost control.

8.Cost Optimization: Continuously seek opportunities to optimize project costs without compromising quality and safety.

9.Documentation: Maintain organized records of cost estimates, budgets, and related documentation.


1.Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, or a related field.

2.Proven experience in cost estimation, particularly in the construction or hydropower industry.

3.Strong analytical and quantitative skills.

4.Proficiency in cost estimating software and tools.

5.Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

Please send us your CV, citing the Position # and your remuneration expectation, to email

Job Overview

Category Engineer
Openings 1
Salary Based on experience
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Mid Level
Experience 1+ years
Education Bachelor's degree in a related field
Posted Date 02 Sep, 2023
Apply Before 02 Oct, 2023
City Lalitpur