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2018 University Graduates (U.S.) - Project Controls (Estimating, Scheduling & Cost) Engineer

Requisition ID:  209293

Overview

Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our engineers use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.

 

Project Controls Engineers prepare project estimating, scheduling & controlling, and detailed staffing utilization plans for projects. They assist in preparing cost/schedule data for proposals or contract negotiations. They also monitor contractor schedule and identify any variances to associated cost and schedule.

 

The total number of Project Control hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on project needs, and may include Houston, TX and Reston, VA, along with various project sites.

 

General Job Duties

Project Control Engineers are generally responsible for:

  • Quickly understanding the fundamental work processes used in Design and Construction;
  • supporting the development of estimates and budgets;
  • supporting the development of plans and schedules;
  • tracking performance against the budgets and schedules while correlating performance information against the work processes;
  • analyzing variances of both direct hire and contract hire work activities;
  • identifying trends where deviations are about to occur unless action is taken;
  • preparing content for project and construction status reports; and
  • identifying potential scope changes.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in any discipline within Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Management, or Business Management from an accredited college or University within twelve (12) months of graduation date
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters of Science degree in any discipline within Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Management, or Business Management from an accredited college or University within twelve (12) months of graduation date
  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Primavera or Microsoft Project Scheduling software, Access, and/or Excel.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.