Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Project Management, Project Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Greeley, Colorado, United States

Project Controller III


Project Controls is a management process for controlling the investment of resources in a project. Project controls includes developing and implementing the Project Execution Plan by performing cost accounting, measuring, and assessing progress and performance, evaluating cost and schedule impacts from trends and changes and updating forecasts against cost and schedule baselines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Provide an accurate and timely assessment of project costs against the approved budget
  • Recognize actual contractor progress, milestones achieved, variances in cost, and forecast actual vs. budgeted cost
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of overall project costs against budgets
  • Forecast cash flow for purposes of timely project funding
  • Ensure scope changes are identified, evaluated, documented, and approved prior to implementation
  • Document and define financial change variances and their correlation to the contingency drawdown
  • Provide invoice review processes to ensure accurate verification coding of invoices
  • Directly interface with SAP Accounting, Finance, and other external stakeholders to ensure that business information requirements are satisfied
  • Provide liaison support for Company and regulatory authority financial audits
  • Verify Contractor variation order estimates
  • Develop cost tracking method for monthly budgets and year end accruals
  • Must be proficient in Excel…especially formulation

  • Use physical progress "S" curves, manpower histograms, productivity or earned value measures to measure progress and performance monthly
  • Update the cost forecast and schedule by identifying changes, inaccuracies, or areas where actual performance varies from the control budget, schedule, or resource plans
  • Submit monthly cost reports, and written status report to the company's Project Managers
  • Provide monthly accrual summary
  • Meet with Project Managers monthly to review cost report and discuss any variances, changes, or trends
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of vendor costs and progress by receiving and verifying monthly vendor cost actuals and progress
  • Ensure timely invoicing by vendors to avoid items more than 30 days old (main contractor should ensure the same for third party vendors)
  • Compare previous months report against current month invoices to ensure reporting alignment
  • Incorporate vendor cost actuals and forecasts to cost report monthly
  • Generate AFE in SAP
  • Review Quote and SOW, generate PO/SO in SMART
  • Review projects for final closure.

  • Required: High School Diploma
  • Preferred: Industrial Engineering Degree or similar Engineering Degree

  • Monthly Project Report (Budget vs. Actual)
  • SMART database maintenance
  • SAP
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Cost Trend/Change Order Report
  • Earned Progress vs. Plan
  • Contingency "draw-down" forecasts
  • Monthly Accrual Summary Report
Cost Engineering Management of Change Plan:

  • The change request originator will define changes as they occur as well as define any cost or schedule impacts.
  • Categorize those changes that are cost/schedule-related into scope changes, deviations, or trends.
  • Illustrate how cost changes are treated within the cost control system to help produce cost forecasts.
  • Track changes to contingency.
  • Update the estimate to reflect the current scope of work as well as current changes. Additionally, compare actual cost against estimated cost.
Progress Measurement Plan:

  • Review Contracting & Procurement Strategy and determine method of progress measurement for specific contract types (e.g. lump sum, reimbursable, unit rate).
  • Identify level of effort activities such as project management and administration and determine method of progress measurement.
  • Identify apportioned effort activities such as inspection and determine method of progress measurement.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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.