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Infra PCM (project controls manager)

Requisition ID: 260681 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Port Arthur, TX 

Project Overview: 

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.  The Infrastructure Global Business Unit (GBU) is executing site civil and marine scopes of work associated with our scopes of work on the Energy LNG projects.



Position Summary:

The Area Project Controls Lead will supervise cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Supervises schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Supervises the preparation and presentation of estimates. Supports project organizational and administrative activities. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems. Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance to projects. The candidate will serve as the Area Project Controls Lead on the upcoming Port Arthur LNG project. The work location is Port Arthur, TX. 



  • Supervises project control activities; develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.    
  • Provides comments and recommendations for cost engineering and scheduling requirements relative to staffing and project control.   
  • Reviews proposal provisions related to cost engineering and scheduling and develops supporting data for contract negotiations.
  • Participates in establishing pricing structures to be applied to quantities for estimates.
  • Interfaces with designated Bechtel management and client counterparts for specific project controls presentations.
  • Supervises the timely preparation of cost estimates.    
  • Reviews project work activities to ensure support of project milestones.
  • Coordinates and establishes scoping requirements for the overall cost estimate, and coordinates the timely, systematic, and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data.    
  • Participates in discussions with contractors. 
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises project cost budgets. 
  • Defines project needs for cost control in accordance with established Bechtel and client contractual requirements, objectives, and procedures.
  • Supervises the timely performance of cost control activities and preparation of cost trend estimates in support of project cost trend programs.
  • Supervises cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards accuracy and consistency.   
  • Supervises development of schedule resource loading and leveling.     
  • Supervises schedule development, maintenance and monitoring activities.
  • Supervises the preparation and presents cost engineering and scheduling information to management/client.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management, or related field from an accredited college or university, or a minimum of 18 years work experience in lieu of a degree.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, and cost engineering functions, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field relating to mass earthworks and/or dam and dyke construction.
  • Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical personnel.
  • Proficiency in using Project Controls operating systems, including several basic software applications.
  • Proficiency in using multiple discipline-specific software applications currently used by the Joint Venture (Primavera, MS Access, E-Track, Timberline, for example).
  • Knowledge of financial report systems and controller account codes, and understanding of Controller instructions, which impact Project Controls.
  • Demonstrates an intermediate level of understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Knowledge of engineering and/or construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.



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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