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Project Controls Lead

Job Title: Project Controls Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-02
Reference: BH-96777
Contact Name: Erica Williams
Contact Email: erica.williams@nesgt.com
Job Published: January 02, 2019 20:33

Job Description

MAIN FUNCTIONS

Project Controls Lead (PCL) implements overall project controls direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development / control and management of change.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide timely and accurate data and deliverables in support of benchmarking and tool building
  • Provide overall project cost, schedule, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise
  • Provide support to Project Team and Stewards with cost and schedule analysis, reporting, forecasting and budgeting
  • Development of Project Controls Plan and Management of Change (MOC) Plan
  • Ensure that the Stewardship process is established and implemented, leading to monthly cost and schedule stewardship reviews
  • Coordinates and communicates priorities for new and ongoing estimating, planning and cost control activities
  • Leads preparation and maintenance of the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS), the Original Control Budget (OCB), Current Control Budget (CCB) and Project Master Schedule, and Budget (Planning & Budgeting (P&B) ), and the overall cost and progress control system
  • Coordinate the collecting, analyzing, and reporting of project cost and schedule control information, to ensure overall project status is assessed and potential problem areas identified; prepares  overall cost and schedule forecasts
  • Administer and facilitates the Management of Change process
  • Facilitate Capital Efficiency / Opportunities and Vulnerabilities process
  • Interface with Controllers regarding AFEs/budgets and invoices and development of Work-In-Place
  • Participate in bid evaluation process (as required)
  • Participate in developing Contract Price Budgets and Contract Control Schedules and Milestones
  • Ensure familiarity of Project Controls team with Contractor payment terms and contract coordination procedures applicable to their scope
  • Leads preparation for Gates Reviews, Advance Commitment, Full Funding or Supplement activities -Coordinates development of cost and schedule estimates in preparation of Gate and Check Point/Advance Commitment reviews - Coordinate development of Estimate Confidence Packages and Estimate Development Plans
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from Project Management Team (PMT) related to Controls/Reporting
  • Consortium /Affiliate / Joint Venture presentations
  • Supports preparation of Close-out Reporting / CA$HD Input
  • Perform quality assurance at the project level by monitoring and appraising the performance of Contractors in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and schedule control
  • Responsible for ensuring that proper and effective project control measures are executed by the Contractor; including the Contractor’s cost and schedule control organization, plans and procedures
  • Review and, where appropriate, endorse schedule, progress and cost baselines and forecast prepared by contractors
  • Review progress measures reported by the Contractor
  • Review cost and schedule bases of Contractor's Change Proposals / Orders; including progress trends developed by Contractor
  • Assist site management in developing/reviewing cost and schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented
  • Manage the Cost and Schedule organization including the Contractor sites and serve as the central link from the Project to the organization
  • Maintain close liaison with other members of the organization on the Project and the function
  • Coordinates development of Project Controls Implementation Plan tailored to the specific project
  • Provide feedback and mentor to project controls engineers and planners in the project
  • Ensure Functional alignment for support and approval of key deliverables (i.e. Estimate Confidence Package, Estimate Development Plan, etc.)
  • Drives and promotes capital efficiency on projects being stewarded by the department
 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Construction Management
  • 5-10 years of project controls experience focused on cost control and schedule control achievements
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience required
  • Willing to work overseas in a team environment
  • Willing to relocate to required project site
  • Knowledgeable with company project management best practices framework and key work processes
  • Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests