Sr. Engineer-Project Cost Controls

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Working within E&C Services, this position is responsible for assisting the Director – Project Controls to incorporate cost / risk engineering technologies / best practices within Engineering & Construction (E&C) Services. This position will lead the effort in establishing a standardized set of project controls policies and processes that will develop consistency throughout the life-cycle of the project execution process. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director – Project Controls to establish a standard set of policies and procedures to be utilized across the E&C Services
  • Maintain and Forecast key program costs that will incorporate a portfolio of projects across the E&C Services
  • Work with internal/external functions to maintain cost / risk integrity across the life-cycle of project execution process
  • Identify, Analyze, and Report major variances to the Project Management Team related to completion of milestones, slippage of critical path items, and cost performance trending with an emphasis on EVM.
  • Work with the Project Managers within E&C Services to ensure cost alignment throughout the life-cycle of the Project Execution Process.
  • Incorporate resources to give the ability to run / report various types of analysis including, but not limited to, Cost Forecasting, Cash Flow, Performance Indexes, and Cost / Risk Engineering.

Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.
  • 6 - 10 years of relevant work experience directly related to cost engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Must be able to effectively support and communicate with various team members and within E&C Services
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills
  • Knowledge and application of all cost / risk engineering standards and practices involving ground-up (facility) and/or linear (pipeline) projects
  • Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple concurrent assignments
  • Additional work outside of normal business hours may be required
  • Travel could be up to 40%, as required; role to be based out of Dallas, Texas
  • Further certifications through the AACE and/or PMI are preferred, but not required
  • Proficient understanding of the full life-cycle of ground-up and liner based projects from project initiation to closure
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency utilizing Portfolio Project Management and Cost / Risk Engineering  Software(s)
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency utilizing Cost / Risk Engineering add-ons to evaluate forecast integrity, risk, and program management.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

DISCLAIMER: The above statements, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the assigned position.


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