Project Controls Engineer

Exxon Mobil

Job Role Summary


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The corporation’s primary businesses – Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions – provide products that enable modern life, including energy, chemicals, lubricants, and lower-emissions technologies. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading portfolio of resources, and is one of the largest integrated fuels, lubricants and chemical companies in the world. To learn more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

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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.

Job Responsibilities


1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Develop cost and schedule estimates to support opportunity assessments, Project funding, Project reviews, and ad hoc requests.  

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management from a recognized university with GPA 7.0 and above
  • Minimum 4 years of project controls experience focused on cost control, estimating, planning, and schedule control in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Preferred: 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
  • Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
    • Preferably 4 to 12 years of  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

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