Supervises cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Supervises schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery plan development activities.
Prepares and reviews or supervises the preparation and presentation of estimates. Supports project organizational and administrative activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES :
The following duties are General / Common across disciplines within the Project Controls function :
Prepares detailed staffing plans for planning and scheduling / cost engineering activities.
Evaluates study results and recommends conclusions for project team consideration and discussion.
Uses statistical tools to analyze metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation), and analyzes measurement systems to identify bias, repeatability, and stability issues.
The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Engineering and Estimating :
Reviews design scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness, and coordinates with the project to develop additional estimating bases when information is incomplete.
Establishes the conceptual scope of studies when definition is not available.
Reviews quantities and their completeness and reasonableness.
based on analysis of Bechtel and industry experience. Performs data analysis, identifies problems, and makes recommendations.
Researches and develops or reviews tax estimates, and addresses federal, state, and local tax issues. Assists in developing or develops foreign currency and exchange rate estimates.
Prepares or reviews contingency evaluation for estimates, escalation estimates, reconciliations for estimates, and management presentations.
Supervises the timely and competent performance of cost control activities. Reviews and critiques designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives when appropriate.
Prepares or supervises the preparation of cost studies utilizing historical data, statistical analysis, and cost and quantity comparisons.
Innovates new techniques as required to meet specific needs. Prepares cost trend estimates in support of project cost trend programs.
Verifies consistency with previous reports to ensure compatibility. Responsible for issuing reports required by Bechtel management and project procedures.
Identifies needs for cost analysis support for the project, and recommends development or modification of cost engineering data standards.
Supervises performance of cost analysis activities within the project.
The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling :
Reviews the performing organization’s and unit’s work logics and determines adequacy of schedules in support of overall project schedule.
Supervises / directs calculation of durations and other considerations affecting activity durations.
Integrates appropriate manpower requirements for each discipline / specialty relative to overall project needs. Determines quantity and manpower levels in support of project needs and schedule philosophy.
Works with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs. Responsible for total integration of schedule activities.
Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdiscipline or group restraints and interfaces.
Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and / or decision.
Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, and cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical personnel.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Proficiency in using PC operating systems, including several basic software applications. Proficiency in using multiple discipline-
specific software applications currently used by Bechtel (PCWorks or Primavera, for example).
Knowledge of financial report systems and controller account codes, and understanding of Controller instructions, which impact Project Controls (including Project Financial Status Reports and Earned Revenue Determination Data).
Demonstrates an intermediate level of understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.
Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.
Knowledge of engineering and / or construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.
Position for Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 Project in Santiago, Chile .
Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.
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