Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Clute, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Controller to work in our Clute, TX Office. Local candidates preferred as there is no per diem or relocation assistance offered.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

The Project Controller will provide cost, planning, scheduling and risk assessment support to Wood assignments / project teams and clients, typically on smaller projects without dedicated project control discipline teams. The successful candidate will also run all required project controls systems and tools to enable the successful management and reporting of the project costs, schedule and risk on projects and specific assignments.



  • Liaise with the client and any contractor Project Controllers as appropriate, to ensure alignment with the project reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate cost and progress reporting
  • Reporting of planned and actual progress figures
  • Facilitate the collection of weekly progress figures from the project team and any 3rd party contractors
  • Monitoring and reporting against the project critical path providing early warning to the Project Manager of any potential slippages
  • Reporting of project costs and schedule data
  • Produce weekly and monthly project cost and planning status reports
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Project Work Breakdown Structure for specific scopes of work
  • Study and understand all relevant documents pertaining to the preparation of plans and schedule
  • Monitor the project work approval process in terms of accurate cost code allocation and initial budget set-up and approvals
  • Monitor and control cost commitments and expenditures through all phases of the project / assignment
  • Liaise with Project Accounting and time-capture functions and third parties as required to ensure accurate and timely capture of costs and ensure costs are allocated accurately in accordance with approved project/assignment WBS
  • Work closely and assist Project Accountants and Billing Specialists in the Billing process and any other cost related queries
  • Assists with application of baseline and forecast installation unit rates and norms for estimating quantity change impacts
  • Supports earned value progress measurement
  • May assist with updates and changes to project quantities and reports on variances to baseline
  • Maintenance of project S-Curves and Histograms. Be able to incorporate changes into progress plans and histograms.
  • Perform progress updates of the project Gantt charts. Includes executed changes into project schedule


Skills / Qualifications


Typically requires ISCED level 6 (Bachelors) Degree in a relevant technical or business discipline (or equivalent gained through relevant vocational training and/or industry experience)

Knowledge, skills, and experience:




  • Typically requires a minimum of four (4) years of progressive industry experience, with at least two (2) years in project control positions.
  • Experience of project planning software (MS Project / Primavera)
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Knowledge and application of earned value and other progress monitoring techniques
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and techniques


Personal Attributes:



  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Strong communication skills - both written and oral
  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to Wood Values, Visions & Behaviours
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Uses initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to continuous improvement


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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.


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.