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Area Project Controls Manager

Requisition ID:  238384


  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes 
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 10/31/2021 

Area Project Controls Manager


Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 


We are currently recruiting for long term career professionals, with an initial assignment supporting Telecommunications projects across the UK. Bechtel has been selected as a Delivery Partner on a £4 Billion programme to bring high speed internet connectivity to communities. The core focus is to deploy next generation fibre infrastructure across the public sector, businesses, mobile operators, and homes. These projects are key to improving connectivity for millions of people and boosting economic productivity in the long-term. 


To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting CityFibre's goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants.  


Position Summary 

We’re looking for an experienced  Project Controls Manager to join Bechtel and become a key member of the Leadership team, leading the project controls management of a Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) project to ensure its delivery to set milestones. This role is the primary reporting function of the project, regularly reporting to senior management on progress, risks, issues, and mitigation actions, as well as tracking the delivery against key performance metrics such as the number of ready for service homes and contractor productivity. The Project Controls Supervisor aligns with the contractor’s portfolio project controls manager and plays a key part in the strategic management of the contractor. 


Typical Responsibilities 

  • Taking responsibility for the transparent and accurate reporting of the overall status and performance of multiple cities into the wider business  
  • Enabling the team to deliver on time and to budget through a robust, high quality management process – covering risk mitigation and forecasting  
  • Providing accurate weekly reporting on progress, risks encountered and/or forecasted, costs incurred to date, capturing WIP (including risk estimations and forecasted cost to complete)  
  • Ensuring high quality and on-time submission of project controls deliverables from the contractor 
  • Setting priorities for the project to achieve the successful completion of set milestones, whilst ensuring that KPI’s such as time, cost and quality are being achieved  
  • Identifying at the earliest opportunity any risks to delivering the budget, supplier and/or overhead cost impacting upon the project 


Skills and Qualifications 

You’ll have strong experience working as a Project Controls Supervisor and a proven track record in delivering medium to large multi-site client projects, managing capital budgets extending to £20m. You’ll also have: 

  • Knowledge of construction contracts, particularly those clauses relating to project controls obligations.
  • Experience in collaboratively working with contractors to ensure high quality project controls submissions 
  • Experience of recognised project management methodology  
  • Good understanding of telecoms fibre optic networks, or demonstrable willingness and ability to learn 
  • Ability to confidently present to senior management, clients, and stakeholders  
  • Ability to negotiate suitable outcomes that mitigate project risk  
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project  
  • Full clean driving license 


What you can expect from us 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:  

  • Flexible Working  
  • Private Medical Coverage  
  • Life Insurance Program  
  • Pension Scheme  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Long Term Disability Scheme  


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental 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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