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Project Controls Manager

Requisition ID:  255063

Requisition Posting End Date: 



Responsible for cost engineering, cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and planning/scheduling activities for a semiconductor project, which requires a high degree of technical skill and experience. Successful candidate will lead a team providing cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Leads 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, and commercial guidance. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to problems.



The following duties are General/Common across disciplines within the Project Controls function:


  1. Responsible for effective execution of Project Controls programs on an assigned project in accordance with Bechtel Group, Inc. Project Controls Department Procedures.
  2. Reviews and approves Earned Revenue Determination Data, Project Financial Status Reports, and Charge for Project Working Capital calculations for assigned projects.
  3. Plans staffing needs for assigned projects.
  4. 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.
  5. Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.
  6. Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs.
  7. Conducts personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
  8. Directs project control activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.
  9. Prepares the Project Controls plan for assigned projects.
  10. Maintains liaison with GBU functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, or Construction Management or related field required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Project Controls in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction EPC industry.
  • Capability and flexibility to handle multiple tasks in restricted timeframes to support project goals.
  • A thorough understanding of Prime Contract formation and execution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior demonstrated capability to present information and analysis to senior management.
  • Must be able to work overtime and adapt to changing work schedules.
  • Familiarity of Bechtel cost and schedule processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Site Acquisition, Engineering and Construction work processes
  • Ability to interface with other disciplines, client reps and subcontractors as required.
  • 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.
  • The right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.
  • The ability to travel to various market locations.



  • Engineering, Construction Management or Business-Related Bachelor’s degree.
  • Familiar with Bechtel tools and processes.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Project Controls general technical skills with previous project experience.
  • Ability to quickly understand in detail the scope of work required to be performed, to the point of being able to develop appropriate schedule / work plans.
  • Ability to produce high quality project reporting and analysis.
  • Experience in the Semiconductor or manufacturing industry.


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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