Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Role Overview:


QEDI, an Amec Foster Wheeler company, are one of the world's leading providers of technology and specialist personnel for the management of large commissioning and completions projects worldwide, and have a worldwide presence with offices in Dubai, Houston, Calgary, Brisbane, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and head office in Aberdeen.


Key Objectives:

  • To provide project controls support for the qedi fully managed projects
  • To support the qedi global business and technology department by providing project controls input as and when required
  • Safe delivery of business and project operational requirements.  Delivery of services and maintain client relationship.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment by ensuring personal safety and as far as is reasonably practical that of others by following qedi’s / AMEC’s Corporate Health, Safety & Environment Policy and applying qedi’s / AMEC’s HSE Management Systems
  • Demonstrate and promote the principles of AMEC’s Beyond Zero at all times
  • Lead safety principles within the business portraying excellent safety leadership qualities




To work within the parameters of the qedi Management System and ISO 9001:2008.  Responsibilities will include:


Project support:

  • To manage all aspects and interfaces with Planning/ Scheduling, Cost Estimating, Cost Control and Document Control -  in order to provide projects with an efficient and professional Project Control capability.

Setup the project control applications and processes to efficiently support the projects/contracts

  • Create and maintain project/contract schedules using Primavera P6
  • Record estimated activities to relevant CTR’s in CTRm
  • Produce weekly manpower histograms showing manpower requirements per category, location and contract
  • Update progress of the various workscopes under preparation/execution
  • Issue progress to partners and clients as contractually required
  • Liaise with the client’s and partners’ project control teams to produce/maintain a project/contract integrated plan 

Corporate project control support:

  • Engage with clients / users at all levels in the use of GoTechnology® applications and how they interface with other Project Controls applications.
  • Provide consultancy to clients in setting up project controls reporting to align with agreed requirements, and assist clients in setting up their project control systems with GoTechnology® applications.
  • Provide consultancy support in setting up the interfaces between GoPlan® and other project management systems.
  • Support clients/system users with first line system support, dealing with system based ‘functional’ issues.  This would occasionally mean providing support out of normal office hours.
  • Deliver GoTechnology® training courses
  • Review and recommend updates to training manuals, and system support.

  • Input to development of GoTechnology® applications 


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Work experience
    Experience in planning, costs, and controls
    Experience oil and gas industry
    Developed and implemented control processes and systems successfully with EPC contractor
    One project with modules fabrication and offshore construction
    Experience using CTRm, Primavera P6 and JMS
    Knowledge of GoCompletions would be a plus
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
    Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
    Experience and understanding of the various phases of Engineering covering Design, Construction and Commissioning, preferably in the Oil industry
    Experience and understanding of the various phases of Project Controls, preferable in Planning.
    Basic understanding of relational database applications.
    Excellent approach to customer care and a proven record of delivering in this environment.
    Excellent knowledge of industry HSSEQ processes and practices.
    Understanding of working with different work cultures, mainly UK, USA, Australia and South East Asia
    Demonstrable knowledge of the implementation, management and support of project controls systems
  • Skills/Competencies Required
    Client focused in providing high quality customer service, and being delivery orientedConfident presentation skills with the ability to respond to client questions within a pressured environment
    Ability to supervise other more junior Project Control Engineers
    Ability to work with other project disciplines in supporting different clients/contracts
    Clear and competent communicator, ability to initiate client contact and ascertain client requirements and support
    Organised and diligent in the management and updating progress, phone, email, written, presentation, daily report logs etc… to accurately answer client and UK head office support calls and provide information to stakeholders
    Commercial acumen to gain understanding for qedi and client contractual service / support commercials and deliverables and know where to stop / continue with support being provided, and when to inquire and develop details for Cost Time Estimate (CTE) to provide additional work scope.
    IT Competent – MS Office, outlook, smart phones etc…
    Energetic, proactive, with good problem solving skills


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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