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Director of Project Controls
Posted on 6/14/2022
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Windows OS
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus fifteen years relevant experience
  • Must have strong cost management, scheduling, and project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external engineering, architectural and construction firms, suppliers, the management team and other organizations within client organizations. Must be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status. Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, and/or schedules
  • Experience in large scale commercial, industrial, refinery projects is required
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software, including but not limited to SAP, Skire, VersaPro, etc. and ERP, Planning & Scheduling, and cost management applications. Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects is preferred
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
  • Oversees the direction of a project controls team or function within a group, office or region
  • Develops and implements the project controls strategic plan in coordinaton with the client's lead.
  • Assigns and manages project staffing levels and workforce plans
  • Manages staff co-ordination and workload and directly supervises project controls team
  • Manages, revises, and maintains status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from design/engineering, material/equipment procurement and deliveries, construction contracts through start-up activities and closeout
  • Tracks and analyzes the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts. Analysis includes forecast to budget and estimate, forecast to actuals, and contingency analysis
  • Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management
  • Establishes a project work breakdown structure in line with industry best practices
  • Assists in analyzing project control requirements as part of the bid review process to insure all cost control requirements are incorporated into individual contracts and purchase orders
  • Interacts with other project groups in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders and sales tax issues as required and to ensure all accounting and regulatory compliance issues or guidelines are implemented
  • Assists in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections
  • Works with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts
  • Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution
  • Assists in early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates
  • Manages key project indicators and project commercial reports
  • Manages internal job costing in relation to the fee and services to be provided, resources required and all project reporting including job number, Project Status Report (PSR) and other company reporting policies
  • Produces forecasts of total project costs, annual costs, and monthly cash flow costs and provides variance analysis and explanations
  • Assists in forecasting engineering and construction resource requirements
  • Assists in coordinating engineering and construction activities in conjunction with overall project schedule requirements. Incorporates engineering and construction contractor schedules into overall project schedules
  • Ensures all contract deliverables and deadlines are met
  • Provides senior level general project management support as necessary (e.g., financial/operational budgeting, consolidation, analysis, forecasting; business development; pricing; billing; key client/consultant relationship management)
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary
Company mission
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.