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Senior Project Controls Engineer- Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2)

Requisition ID: 263819 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Cape Canaveral 

Project Overview

The Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2) Project is to provide the design, procurement, construction, and start-up of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.



  • Provides comments and recommendations for planning and scheduling/cost engineering requirements relative to staffing and project control. Prepares detailed staffing plans for planning and scheduling/cost engineering activities.
  • Reviews or assists in reviewing proposal provisions related to schedule/cost engineering and material control, and develops supporting data for contract negotiations.
  • Interfaces with designated Bechtel management and client counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks/cost presentations.
  • Participates in developing and presenting training classes on designated subjects and on-the-job training for specific processes and practices.
  • Conducts personnel performance reviews when delegated. Interview candidates and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
  • Coordinates information input into specific studies. Responsible for integration of activities and total work scope identification. Evaluates study results and recommends conclusions for project team consideration and discussion.
  • Prepares and analyzes comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects.
  • Performs productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft.
  • Develops bid evaluation cost and schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations. May participate in discussions with vendors.
  • Creates and implements measurement systems for established processes, analyzes performance metric results, and identifies improvements. Uses statistical tools to analyze metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation), and analyzes measurement systems to identify bias, repeatability, and stability issues.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with at least 9 years of experience in e.g. (analyzes performance metric results and identifies improvements). In lieu of a degree at least 15 years of  experience in statistical tools to analyze metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation).


Additional Qualifications

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Proficient in data analytics via software applications such as Excel, P6, PowerBI, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrates an intermediate-level understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise with performance analysis, graphics, and PowerBI dashboard creation experience on a large Engineering, Procurement, and Construction job.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Proficiency in cost processor and/or scheduling software applications (EcoSys, Primavera P6, PowerBI, CFAR, Oracle, etc.)
  • Proficiency with data management software applications (Power Pivot, Power Query, SQL Server)
  • Prior scope change coordination experience for complex projects. 
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the US per contract requirements. 
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.  
  • All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment and successfully go through a government screening process. Unescorted access approval is required.  
  • Candidate must successfully clear government background check  



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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