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Project Controls Manager, Cape Canaveral, FL (218595)

  • Requisition ID:  218595
  • Position Title: Project Controls Manager, Cape Canaveral, FL (218595)
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. Bechtel currently has opportunities in Cape Canaveral, FL.  


Role Overview: 

This position is responsible for completion of all Project Controls department activities in cost engineering, cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and planning/scheduling activities for a project, or for discipline/project/proposal estimating or staff planning activities that require a high degree of technical skill and experience. Additionally, directs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Directs the preparation and presentation of on-project estimates and cost forecasts. Supports project organizational and administrative activities. Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.


Principal Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for effective execution of Project Controls programs on an assigned project in accordance with NS&E Project Controls Department Procedures.
  • Reviews and approves Earned Revenue Determination Data, Proposal Financial Summaries, Project Financial Status Reports, and Charge for Project Working Capital calculations for assigned projects.
  • Plans staffing needs for assigned projects.
  • Reviews contract drafts to ensure they include adequate cost and scope definition and meet Project Controls requirements. Coordinates development of all data in support of negotiations.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.
  • Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs.
  • Performs personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
  • Directs project control activities by developing, interpreting, and executing policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.
  • Prepares the Project Controls plan for assigned projects.
  • Maintains the Project Risk Program.
  • Maintains liaison with GBU functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management or related discipline from an accredited university and 15 years of professional EPC experience.
  • Must have the right to work and remain in the US.
  • Must be able to complete pre-employment background screen and drug screen.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and home office.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for Project Controls activities.
  • Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical personnel.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present Project Controls information to management/client.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. 
  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments
  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills and show experience with proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Prior supervisory experience in Project Controls and either prior Bechtel PCM experience or receipt of Bechtel Certification in Project Controls Management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing and complying with the Government Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles on large scale DOD or DOE projects.
  • Experience in Six Sigma techniques.





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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.