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Project Controls Specialist - Oil & Gas

Location: 

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 147560 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Cherne District 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Controls Specialist, you will be responsible for all aspects of project operational and financial/quantity reporting including cost/quantity analysis and day-to-day interface with project management.

District Overview

Cherne Contracting is one of Kiewit’s oldest districts. Founded in 1916. Cherne is a valuable part of Kiewit and is well known for safety and quality of execution in amazing projects within the oil, gas and chemical sectors. Alone and with other Kiewit districts through internal joint ventures, Cherne not only provides challenges but the stability and career development opportunities expected in a world-class multi-billion-dollar organization. 

Location

This position is based out of our Minneapolis, MN office.

Responsibilities

•    Must be able to articulate and summarize information and results to project management.
•    Accountable for budgeted, actual, and forecasted - quantity, man-hours and dollars
•    Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs and tracking of change orders.
•    Responsible for client billing.
•    Perform other duties as required by leadership.
•    Implement established Kiewit procedures 
•    Monitor project KPIs (earned value analysis) 
•    Collaborate with project management to build relationships and establish effective controls
•    Assist with the development of any necessary SOPs for project controls
•    Represent Kiewit Project Controls in project meetings – trainings, presentations, overviews 
•    Coordination with Estimating and Business Management to support transition from proposal to execution    
•    Make data-driven decisions
•    General understanding of project schedule
•    Identify and understand key components in project contracts that impact project controls processes
•    Maintain past cost integrity
•    Coordinate with project team schedulers to understand impacts to integrated project master schedule including baseline schedule development, review, and validation by project team
•    Contribute to the project planning system, ensuring that project controls data is appropriate for tracking and executing the project
•    Ensure that the project's priorities/issues/opportunities are clearly communicated to project management
•    Implement the progress measurement and productivity reporting systems in accordance with established procedures – weekly and monthly
•    Participate in project management meetings and provide inputs/recommendations for the timely completion of the project
•    Participate and assist in the development and implementation of Project Controls functional initiatives
•    Develop, publish, and analyze project reports weekly  
•    Analyze project controls data to assist project manager in directing project activities. Assist in the tracking of project change orders and development of projections.
 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or related field
•    Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in the engineering or construction Industry, particularly within project controls
•    Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communications skills
•    Proficient with the Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•    Ability to summarize information and communicate results to project management
•    Ability to build relationships and communicate across matrix organizations
•    Candidates must also be able and willing to travel for business needs
•    Working knowledge of standard cost control methods utilized in the execution of various types of project (EPC, Joint Venture, Lump Sum, Time and Material, Maintenance)
•    Knowledgeable regarding project management principles  
•    High degree of confidentiality and integrity with sensitive information  
•    Comfortable calling and managing a meeting, and making decisions with regards to project budget, actuals, forecast and schedule
•    The ability to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
 

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Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Cherne. With mechanical and heavy industrial projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Cherne, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of self-performed construction services in areas like equipment, civil/structural, electrical, instrumentation and insulation work, in addition to the core mechanical services— all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


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