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Principal Project Controls Specialist

Company: KBR
Location: Geismar
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResponsible for leading a team of one or more project controls specialists, working independently on a project, or leading a project controls process on a major EPC project. Responsible for all aspects of cost control including trending, analysis, forecasting, change control, cash flow, and reporting. Reviews project costs incurred by category, calculates future costs based on labor productivity, material price increases, subcontract, wage rates, and risk analysis. Ensures the development and completion of job progress milestones through scheduling. Coordinates with procurement and material managers as well as engineering workgroup lead pertaining to essential items of supply. Provides priorities for projects to guarantee completion. Contributes to forecasts and disbursements by performing schedule analysis. Under broad direction, is accountable for the performance and results of multiple related disciplines or sub-groups within the project controls function. Manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to managers or professional staff. Uses specialized knowledge or skills to solve complex and unique problems. Uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices. May direct resources, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to less experienced team members. Participates in the development of project controls strategy and may be responsible for global processes and procedures in estimating, project risk control, cost control, and scheduling.Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the project's, cost controls, change management, forecasting, and reporting efforts
  • Drive effective execution of project control functions on various capital projects.
  • Evaluate project health status and maintain effective communication with project leadership
  • Ensure that project controls systems and processes are implemented and continue to deliver accurate project status.
  • Evaluate project contracts and commercial terms to ensure that the project controls processes are aligned to address specific needs.
  • Interdisciplinary communications with engineering, construction, and procurement to coordinate project activities and inputs.
  • Effective communications with all stakeholders - including client, subcontractors, and joint venture partners for coordination on data integration and reporting.
  • Ensure that project cost data and reports are accurate.Job Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Construction Management, or similar)
    • Fifteen (15+) years of experience in Project controls.
    • Preferred active PMP and/or AACE Certification or the interest/ability to achieve these certifications
    • Proficiency in, project health assessments, cost analysis, forecasting, budget development, and variance reporting techniques.
    • Experience in managing analytical and data-centric project controls.
    • Must be able to self-lead and communicate effectively to all levels of project team, including management and clients.BENEFITSKBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY AT KBRAt KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together.

Keywords: KBR, Baton Rouge , Principal Project Controls Specialist, Other , Geismar, Louisiana

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