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Project Controls Lead II

Job Title: Project Controls Lead II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Channahon, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-28
Reference: BH-109161
Contact Name: Victor Herrera
Contact Email: victor.herrera@nesgt.com
Job Published: May 29, 2019 16:56

Job Description

Project Controls Lead II

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 • 10+ years of project controls experience focused on cost control and
schedule control achievements • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience required •
Certification(s) in the project management discipline from a recognized organization
(Primavera, PMI, AACE etc.) preferred • 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 •
Demonstrated ability to drive creativity, innovation and continuous improvement. •
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

Specific Job requirement/skills  

- Position requires strong demonstrated initiative and ability to collaborate with other
groups and disciplines to solve problems - Strong organizational skills and high
attention to detail - Advanced Excel proficiency required (e.g., Pivot tables, formulas,
macros) - Strong SAP proficiency desired - Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query (or
equivalent data transformation & analytics tools) proficiency desired