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Job Role Summary
The Project Controls Engineer (PCE) implements overall project controls direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control, planning and reporting, progress measurement, schedule development/control and management of change. PCE has capability to execute the technical tasks as well as lead contractors in doing them. In addition to technical ability, a PCE should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
Primary Job Functions
Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise.
Manage Project Cost and Schedule throughout the project life cycle
Fully understand the scope of the project, contractual requirements, identify the major milestones and set clear priorities for the project team
Lead the cost and schedule estimates for various Gate reviews and participate in the preparation of Gate packages
Mentor junior project controls engineers and ensure the technical quality and timeliness of work
Serve as a link to the Project Services Common Skill Center organization; gain alignment for support and approval of key deliverables (i.e. Estimates Development Plans, Estimates, etc.)
Develop and maintain the Project Controls related plans and procedures
Ensure implementation of the stewardship process identify and champion process improvements
Participate in kick-offs and ongoing meetings with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor(s) to ensure common understanding of project controls requirements
Participate in gathering and recording lessons learned for the project
Serve as the budget custodian, lead financial close-out of the project and participate in other project close-out activities
Stewards Project cost/schedule with ongoing project analysis, reporting, forecasting, budgeting and Change Management
Coordinate the collecting, analyzing, and reporting of project cost and schedule control information to ensure overall project status is assessed, potential problem areas are identified
Analyze trends, prepare forecasts, opportunities and vulnerabilities
Administer the project change control process and communicate implication of changes. Steward the overall Change Management process
Monitoring and appraising the performance of the Contractor(s) in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and control
Ensure that proper and effective project control measures are executed by the Contractor
Review and endorse the plans and procedures developed by the contractor. Ensure implementation of the same.
Review and endorse progress and cost/schedule baselines and forecast prepared by contractors
Analyze cost/schedule and progress reports and trends developed by contractor
Review cost bases of contractor’s Change Proposals / Orders
Assist in developing/reviewing cost corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented
Develop cost and schedule estimates to support opportunity assessments, Project funding, Project reviews, and ad hoc requests.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management from a recognized university with GPA 7.0 and above
Minimum 7 years of project controls experience focused on cost control, estimating, planning, and schedule control in Oil & Gas Industry
Experience in working in Brownfield oil and gas environment
Demonstrated leadership skills
Good command of English both written and spoken
Strong MS Excel and presentation skills
Strong influencing without authority, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to management / leadership
Willingness to relocate to Bengaluru
Willingness and flexibility to travel internationally as per business needs
Willingness to work a portfolio of small to midsize Brownfield projects
Preferably 7 to 13 years prior oil and gas industry experience
Experience using analytical tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and Power Query or equivalent
Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests
Experience working in client role on oil and gas projects
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