Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Project Controller

Type: 2-year Contract

Location: Houston, TX



Provides project management support services in the areas of project initiation, cost management, change management, progress measurement, reporting and project close out. Project Controls collaborates with project managers on the development and review of project plan, estimate, schedule, risk, and contractual requirements. Develops and implements project controls and monitoring procedures to ensure the achievement of project schedule and cost objectives. Collects, analyzes, and reports on project data and costs from various stakeholders (e.g., engineering, procurement, construction, and accounting).



  • Provides organizational structure input and maintains staffing worksheet
  • Full understanding of overall project scope
  • Reviews Estimate and maps to the control WBS
  • Sets up control WBS and budgets in SAP
  • Provides input into project controls plan
  • Reviews schedule, provides input, and maintains list of project key milestones
  • Ensures project has appropriate AFE funding
  • Reviews schedule and other forecast drivers to update project time phasing for control budget and estimate to complete
  • Completes requisitions for commitment of project materials and services
  • Completes incurred costs reporting and variance explanations
  • Monitors cost and committed to budget and forecast.
  • Updates cost management system with time phased data, contractor progress and project trends
  • Review project invoices to ensure that costs align with incurred costs
  • Review contractor cost and progress and provide input to estimate at completion
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management, rules of credit, and progress measurement
  • Monitors cost progress and performance metrics to establish potential and pending trends
  • Interfaces with project management, engineering, construction and procurement departments for project forecasting and trends
  • Preparation of detailed project cost reports, scorecards, and project scans
  • Responsible for maintaining project trend log
  • Participates in HRIM and QRA meetings and updates budgets and forecasts accordingly
  • Provides overall support to Senior Project Controls
  • Makes projects presentations to management as required.
  • Involved in Administrative, Financial, and System close-out activities

Skills and Experience:

  • University degree with 5 to 10 years of related experience.
  • Typically operates under supervision with clearly defined assignments and precise instructions.
  • Would be part of a project controls team on large scale projects and support intermediate
  • Field experience considered an asset
  • Experience with executing moderate-risk capital projects of different asset types such as pipe and facilities, through both Development and Implementation phases.

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.