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Project Controls Director

  • Houston, TX, US
  • March 15, 2023
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Project Controls Director

Houston, TX

Permanent Position

***This position will start out in Houston and transition to the field in Cameron, Louisiana

***Relocation to Cameron will be required for the duration of the project.

Position Summary:

Manages and coordinates the entire spectrum of Project Controls activities for the EPC project. Responsible for the management of the Project Control activities including scheduling, budgeting, estimating, risk management, reporting, contract administration and administrative services. Responsible for managing a large site-based project controls team.


  • Lead development of project specific PC execution strategies.
  • Coordinate with SPM and PM on reporting, project control activities, and other services.
  • Manage development of procedures for various project control activities including budget preparation, forecasts, progress validation and related cost engineering and planning/scheduling functions;
  • Manage cost engineering activities including development and implementation of cost control systems, invoice processing activities, monthly cost reporting, trending, FAC Analysis, cost variance analysis, funding budgets and cash flows;
  • Manage cost estimating/forecasting activities including periodic project re-estimates and cost benchmark metrics;
  • Manage planning & scheduling activities including development of summary and detailed project schedules, progress and performance monitoring, schedule deviations and workaround solutions; plans and manages the execution of internal audits of critical commercial internal control systems;
  • Facilitate and oversee the risk assessment, mitigation and contingency planning process for the Program
  • Coordinate and issue necessary project reports, including progress, cost and schedule;
  • Ensure full integration between the estimating, cost control, planning/scheduling, and risk management functions within projects;
  • Manage miscellaneous estimate development including estimates addressing alternative options, products, locations, etc.;
  • Ensure that invoices are tracked, confirmed and handed off to Accounts Payable properly.
  • Manage cash calls and forecasts to/from Finance.
  • Manage contract administration activities.
  • Provide other administrative procedures to projects as required


  • Minimum of 25 years experience in industrial construction and/or maintenance field required specializing in project controls
  • Minimum of 15 years of management experience
  • Experience in leading / managing 30 plus person project controls teams
  • BS/MS in construction or engineering preferred
  • Experience on large-scale oil/gas and petrochemical capital projects & Turnarounds
  • Demonstrated experience and working understanding of project CP planning and scheduling, cost control and cost estimating.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead a group responsible for control of planning, scheduling, cost control and cost estimating activities
  • Ability to interpret and perform analysis of cost and schedule reports and data
  • Ability to lead SRA and CRA processes and applications
  • Experience in preparation of cost estimates
  • Working knowledge and skills in the use of software such as Primavera planning/scheduling, cost control programs and estimating programs such as Icarus.
  • Has clearly demonstrated strong technical competence
  • Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills

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Founded in 2006, Energy Resourcing is a trusted partner with a range of innovative recruitment and managed services. We provide recruitment services globally and focus on identifying top technical talent for project staffing and contract terms, as well as permanent hires. Our team has earned a strong reputation in the industry with both clients and candidates alike by delivering high-quality services.

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