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Project Controls - Summer Interns

Requisition ID:  222986



Assists in basic/simple cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and basic/simple schedule development, maintenance, reporting, and monitoring activities, as directed. Duties consist of a variety of tasks set within parameters established by the procedure or process being supported and the cost or schedule engineer assigning the task.



A. Supervision Received

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

b. Contacts

  • Maintains relationships with project personnel, particularly with individual discipline group leaders and engineers in both home office and at jobsites.



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

  1. 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.
  2. Assists in preparing graphic presentations from draft materials prepared by estimators/Project Controls personnel.
  3. The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling:
  4. Assigns scope (hours, quantities, etc.) to schedule activities as specifically directed.
  5. Calculates durations for schedule activities within a discipline or specialty based on scope (hours, quantities, etc.), as directed.
  6. Organizes appropriate quantity and work force information for an assigned discipline or specialty.
  7. Gathers schedule information for updating discipline or specialty progress and performance reports, as directed.
  8. Inputs to various proprietary schedule software systems, including data preparation, file management, report generation, and general file quality and content control. These systems typically include Primavera, MS Project, Milestones, Schedule Contingency calculators, etc.



The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Engineering:

  1. Assists in collecting, classifying, and categorizing cost data, as directed.



Beginning level of proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite of automation tools and in cost/estimating/scheduling computer applications.

Experience performing statistical analysis.  Understands technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations, and mathematical and financial records as required.

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


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.