Project Controls Manager - Spine

Requisition ID:  257212

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/23/2022

Company Overview:

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 customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & 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 can expect, and how we deliver. 


Project Description:

NEOM Project Summary: Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide executive project management consultancy services (including technical, commercial and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”   NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of Egypt, Israel and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea.”  NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies will come to research, incubate and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways.


Role Overview

Working within project management consultancy environment (PMC),

  • Responsible for cost engineering, cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and planning/scheduling activities for the project.
  • Directs cost trend estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities.
  • Directs the preparation and presentation of on-project estimates and cost forecasts.
  • Supports project organizational and administrative activities.
  • Provides non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.


Position Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for insuring that all cost and schedule related functions on the project are performed in accordance with procedures and good practice.
  • Provides technical direction, training, day-to-day supervision and coaching to project assigned Project Controls personnel.
  • Provide leadership to the planning, scheduling, trending and cost control teams as necessary to meet internal and external customer requirements while adhering to the budget and schedule demands of the project.
  • Responsibilities include managing, leading, and providing administrative and technical direction to staff of project controls professionals, interfacing with management, engineering, construction, contracts, and procurement, and driving innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems with the intent to help execute the project efficiently and effectively.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis and reporting to the Project Director/Manager. Provide quality support to project and corporate management with organizational and administrative activities, including non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance analysis, and presentations.
  • Assist in commercial operations and prime contract administration, and interface with customers.
  • Meet with and make presentations to client personnel.
  • Interface with Project Controls functional department for reporting oversight and consistent application of procedures.


Basic Qualifications

  • 25 years of experience
  • 20 years of experience in the project controls field.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and Primavera scheduling concepts.
  • Capability and flexibility to handle multiple tasks in restricted timeframes to support project goals.
  • 5 years of supervisory experience and skills in applying team building leadership.
  • A thorough understanding of Prime Contract formation and execution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior demonstrated capability to present information and analysis to senior management.
  • Must be able to work overtime and adapt to changing work schedules.




  • 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.
  • Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical 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.
  • Advanced level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.  Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.
  • Demonstrated expertise in delivery, communication, and training of risk processes and procedures.


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.

In accordance with the laws of Saudi Arabia, Bechtel has adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for all work locations in the country. These requirements may include vaccination and testing. Any and all offers of employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia are expressly conditioned upon the applicant’s willingness and ability to comply with all COVID-19 related safety laws and Bechtel protocols in place at the time of a candidate’s start date. A candidate’s failure or refusal to comply with such laws and protocols renders an issued offer null and void.
This requirement cannot be waived by a recruiter, manager, or supervisor. Your submission of an application for employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia constitutes your understanding and acknowledgment of this express condition.