Principal Project Controls Specialist
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
- Interdisciplinary communications with engineering,
construction, and procurement to coordinate project activities and
- 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
- Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Construction Management, or
- 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
- Experience in managing analytical and data-centric project
- 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.
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