Project Controls Lead II

Spring, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1193523

Location Spring, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 31, 2023

Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Project Controls Lead to work on a 12-month contract in Spring, TX.
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.

• 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

• Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Construction Management
• Experience in project controls focused on cost control and schedule control achievements
• Supervisory experience required
• Certification(s) in the project management discipline from a recognized organization (Primavera, PMI, AACE etc.) preferred
• 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
• Demonstrated ability to drive creativity, innovation and continuous improvement.
• 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


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