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Subcontracts Project Controls Manager

Requisition ID:  255121

Requisition Posting End Date: 



Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining and Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel are our values-ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants-integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers expect, and how we deliver.



  • Responsible for the development and implementation of a Subcontract Management Program for the project
  • Analyze the subcontract's general terms and conditions to highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts, or deviations from the scope of work. As work proceeds, make recommendations to the Site Manager on the mitigation of these risks; closely monitor and support remedial actions and recommend appropriate tradeoffs
  • Responsible for the development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with subcontract terms and conditions. Responsible for working with the other project team members to ensure that Bechtel or customer-related actions or inactions that could result in constructive subcontract changes are identified and make recommendations on their resolution.
  • Responsible for the development and management of a procedure to recognize and identify subcontract claims as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the change provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as appropriate
  • Supports working with the other Project Team members to ensure that Bechtel or customer-related actions or inactions which could result in constructive (sub)contract changes are identified and make recommendations on their resolution
  • Maintain a working relationship with Construction, Engineering, Procurement, Legal, and Risk Management to facilitate organizational interfaces between those performing subcontract administrations
  • Provide Acquisition Services Manager and Site Manager with reviews and analysis of the subcontract financial data
  • Maintains a primary interface with the Acquisition Services Manager, project team, and Customer on all Subcontract matters
  • Responsible for adherence to subcontract insurance provisions and to ensure implementation of any requirements in this regard with Regional and Corporate Risk Management personnel


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management, Cost Engineering, or other related field and 13 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education; or 19 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Project Controls/Subcontract Supervisory experience
  • Thorough understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of engineering and construction industry contracting practices, applicable government and commercial regulations and practices, and Bechtel policies, procedures, and work practices
  • Significant experience managing cost-reimbursement subcontracts


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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