EC SOURCE SERVICES

PROJECT CONTROLS MANAGER

Posted On:5/9/22
Closing On7/1/22
Category:Scheduling
Department:
Shift:Full Time
Location:Houston, TX
Job Type:Full Time
Education:Bachelors Degree
Duration:
Travel:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Project Controls Manager is responsible for directing the Business Services & Project Controls support for major transmission and substation construction project. He/She will provide project control management to include cost controls and analysis, estimating responsibilities, schedule development and monitoring, impact identification, earned value management, and oversight of project controls analysts.

Job Description:

• Weighted towards Project Controls functions on large electrical infrastructure projects.
• Develop, interpret, and execute policy objectives and standards applicable to cost and schedule controls coupled with analysis activities.
• Direct all cost engineering functions, including cost forecasting, cost control, change management and cost analysis.
• Lead all planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, analysis, and ongoing recommendations for improvement.
• Manages the project control resources and personnel required to deliver multiple portfolios of projects; ensures project controls processes are consistently applied across projects.
• Interface with other project team members, including Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Office planning, IT, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Contracts and Legal, to facilitate compliance with execution strategy and objectives.
• Provide status reports and related project reporting analyses to company and client management.
• Identify problems and coordinate with the project team to correct and ensure work is being coordinated between the other departments and offices to meet project requirements.
• Prepare various project controls plans and reports, financial summaries, and related activities for project management on assigned projects.
• Serve as a liaison with business unit functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.
• Evaluate projects at each stage of development to ensure cost and financial activities of the project team inclusive of ensuring client/contractual obligations have been met.
• Plan and assist with anticipated staffing requirements for assigned projects.
• Prepare, coordinate, and deliver project controls presentations to internal management and to client, as required.
• Participate in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of training programs.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities

• Flexible and able to adapt to changing needs and time pressures
• Ability to build strong relationships with peers and/or other senior executives
• Creative problem-solving abilities
• Ability to take oral or written instructions.
• Ability to be assertive while maintaining a professional demeanor in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude and to work enthusiastically across the organization and with diverse personalities.
• Strong communication skills
• Experience working on projects in multiple jurisdictions and geographies to include coordinating and executing project issues with multiple offices and clients.
• Specific experience and demonstrated skill in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, change management and cost analysis.
• Experience with directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
• Ability to identify and establish relevant and timely criteria for Project Controls activities.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to successfully direct and motivate a team inclusive of interacting with client personnel.
• Willingness to travel to project site locations as required
• Demonstrated skill with identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.
• Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, and construction projects in the Utility and industrial construction sectors.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex project controls issues.
• Capability and flexibility to handle multiple tasks in restricted timeframes to support project goals.
• Significant experience in project controls, commercial operations, and/or prime contract experience with emphasis on project controls and financial issues.
• Broad knowledge of Project Control Systems and processes including leading schedule processing software, databases and spreadsheet applications (ie: Primavera, Excel).
• Exceptional communication skills with the ability to develop and present management reports in oral, written, and graphic format.
• Must be able to manage conflict and provide resolution using a combination of technical skills, leadership, teamwork, and people management skills.
• Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve responsibilities and goals.
• Working knowledge of Finance and Accounting principles.
• Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
• Proofing and editing skills
• Organized and detail oriented
• Ability to anticipate needs and proactively offer solutions
• Ability to make sound decisions and work independently
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents
• Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and/or complaints
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees and senior management including board of directors
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Exceptional communication skills
• Ability to quickly and concisely communicate complex issues to senior leadership team and make written and oral recommendations for improvement.
• Weekly/Monthly expense reports
• Budget preparation and cost control for group
• Responsible and accountable for forecasting and adhering to budgets for travel, training etc. necessary.
• Responsible and accountable for maintaining direct reports expenses within budget.
• Accountable for increasing profitability, reducing expenses, while increasing efficiency
• Responsible for project financial performance

Education and/ or Work Experience:

• BBA degree or Construction Management (or experience equivalent)
• Minimum of 10 years in Project Controls
• Knowledge of Project Control and Project Management Systems and processes including leading schedule processing software, databases and spreadsheet applications
• Experience in Transmission, Substation, and/or Power Distribution.




Company: EC Source Services
Job Category: Scheduling
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston - TX

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