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Project Controls Engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : BBBH135780
  • Location: USA, Pennsylvania, Portland
  • Sector: Control Systems, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 09/11/2018

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead planning exercises, prepare and maintain EPC cost and schedule for capital projects.
  • Coordinate with project teams to develop master project schedules for all phases of the project.
  • Develop schedules with activities to the lowest levels with logic in MS Project and Primavera.
  • Obtain data on project progress, logic and manpower from project managers, contractors or other project/plant personnel.
  • Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise.
  • Ensure schedules generated for a project are fully integrated and resource-loaded in order to ensure the accuracy of projected staffing requirements.
  • Generate basis of cost and schedule, perform cost and schedule analysis and cost and schedule risk assessment (CSRA) for projects and provide cost and schedule confidence report.
  • Analyze cost and schedule trends, develop and review cost and schedule forecasts.
  • Provide project managers with corrective actions regarding cost and schedule variances and impacts on project delays and opportunities.
  • Assist project teams in resolution of issues involving cost, schedule, & contract changes.
  • Set up, implement, and maintain project cost and schedule related key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Conduct cost and schedule review meetings and assist in developing alternatives to accommodate changes to project plans and communicate any deviations of current plan to the project team.
  • Review cost and schedules prepared by contractors to ensure appropriate level of details and structure are applied to ensure effective progress monitoring and project control.
  • Review change requests and change assessments in accordance with management of change plan.
  • Provide necessary coaching to contractor's planners to insure the development of job plans that can be transposed into a workable cost and schedule that accurately links required tasks and specific resources that are necessary to complete an identified work scope.

Requirements for Positions:

Skill Set/Knowledge/Expertise:

  • BS Eng (ME, ChE), MBA, PE preferred
  • Project Management Certification (PMI) or similar.
  • >10 years of demonstrated experience in managing capital projects (> $2 MM) in the specialty chemical or similar industry.
  • >10 years of demonstrated project planning and scheduling experience in the specialty chemical or similar industry.
  • Working knowledge of high purity gas installation techniques, and practices a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment schematics, PIDs, and construction drawings.
  • Proficient in Value Engineering.
  • Fluent in the use of MS Office Suite, including MS Project and MS Project Online.
  • Proficient in cost estimating techniques and understanding of estimate accuracy at various project stages.
  • Knowledge of building codes, consensus engineering standards and applicable regulations (ASME, API, CGA, NFPA, OSHA).
  • Effective verbal and written communication, with good mediation skills. Must be collaborative and comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail; precision and accuracy are important.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office