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Project Controls - Engineer

Requisition ID:  227953

  • Organization:  Infra
  • Location:  [[location]]

Supports cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, reporting, and monitoring activities, as directed.

For a large project or staff group, duties encompass a variety of tasks, but remain within parameters established by the procedure or process being supported.  For a medium project staff group, duties encompass a variety of tasks that are required to support the project/group.


A. Supervision Received

§  Reports to and receives technical and operational supervision from designated supervisory personnel.

B. Supervision Exercised

§  May provide direction to letter-graded Project Controls personnel.

C. Contacts

§  Maintains relationships within the assigned group and outside of work groups, as designated by supervisor.


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

1.      Collects or receives, as directed, drawings and other scope definition documentation that applies to assigned discipline or commodity specialty, and verifies adequacy and completeness.

2.      Performs, as directed, routine quantity takeoffs, within discipline or commodity specialty, from engineering and construction drawings. Collects and tabulates quantity data for summary comparisons and reconciliations, or verifies quantities provided by others.

3.      Prepares and presents cost/schedule information at meetings, as directed.


The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Engineering and Estimating:

1.      Applies unit rates (cost and job hour) to quantities and performs extensions for total cost estimates, as assigned within a discipline or commodity specialty.

2.      Assembles and compiles estimate data and prepares designated portions of budgets, as directed.

3.      Performs routine assigned tasks related to preparation and application of cost monitoring and control standards, techniques, programs, and reports.

4.      Assists in collecting and classifying cost data, as directed.

5.      Assists in analyzing cost data, as directed.


The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling:

1.      Assists in identifying the scope associated with schedule activities, as directed.

2.      Gathers appropriate information that defines general work requirements for a performing organization and unit. Prepares broad activity logic and any required interfaces between activities on schedules.

3.      Prepares durations for schedule activities within a discipline or specialty, as directed.

4.      Gathers and organizes appropriate quantity and work force information for an assigned discipline or specialty. Assists in routine quantity/work force loading in support of discipline or specialty work logic.

5.      Identifies information needs from other disciplines to support activities for an assigned discipline or specialty.

6.      Traces critical-path events or activities, as directed.


7.      Performs routine assigned tasks related to preparation and application of schedule update and monitoring activities. Reports schedule deviations on assigned tasks related to a discipline or specialty. Gathers information to support specific schedule studies, as directed. Gathers schedule work force and quantity data for updating and providing current actual information (status) for discipline or specialty progress and performance reports, as directed.



Beginning level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.

Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.


Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. 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.  
Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.