Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


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


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.