Project Controls Lead II

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

Job Description

Project Controls Lead II


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


• 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

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

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