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Deputy Project Controls Manager

Requisition ID:  255099

Requisition Posting End Date: 



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.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining and Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel are our values-ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants-integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers expect, and how we deliver.



  • Responsible for effective execution of Project Controls programs on assigned project in accordance with Project Controls Department Procedures
  • Leads Project Controls efforts on a variety of special projects, as assigned.
  • Directs project control activities including cost engineering, cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities.
  • Reviews project performance to identify issues, challenges, and/or opportunities for consideration in the Project Execution Risk Management (PERM) process and Trend/Change Control processes.
  • Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.
  • Plans Project Controls staffing needs for the project and support project organizational and administrative activities.
  • Directs the preparation and presentation of on-project estimates and cost forecasts.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and presents Project Controls information to Bechtel and Client Management, as required.
  • Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs as required.
  • Performs personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions as required.
  • Completion of rolling wave planning to develop executable Level 3 schedules to meet the subproject integrated schedule interfaces in compliance with Bechtel policy and procedures
  • Gain familiarity with project work rules, labor agreements, site safety requirements/considerations, quality requirements, and time requirements for QC and work package completion/closure.
  • Ensures vertical and horizontal integration and alignment for all cost and schedule tools and information (including quantities and resources).
  • Understands performance and providing Project Controls Services to the project team for Subcontractor Budget, Schedule and Performance Compliance in accordance with Bechtel procedure


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and at least 13 years of professional experience, or in lieu of degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 19 years of progressive related work experience.
  • Must authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and home office.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for Project Controls activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, lead, and perform both independently and as part of a team to meet project requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate both routine and complex special tasks across multiple functions
  • Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present Project Controls information to management/client. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. 
  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Experience with Six Sigma, LEAN, or other process control and improvement techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present products independently with minimal supervision. 


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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