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Project Controls Manager

Project Controls Manager

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Department / Discipline 
Project Control
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Project Controls Manager to join our team in Guam. The Project Controls Manager will prepare detailed schedules for proposed or current design-build and design-bid-build construction projects and may support multiple projects. Supervises schedulers and analysts to ensure timely submission of US Government construction schedule updates. Manages the process to track project costs against budgets including committed and expensed costs and allocation to work breakdown structure or schedule of values. Recommends variance recovery plans. The Project Control Manager will report functionally to the Head of Project Management and Controls, but will be part of the Project Management Team and will work closely with and take direction from Project Managers and Directors.


Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Project Controls Manager for current and future construction projects
  • Requires exceptional knowledge of Primavera P6 Enterprise and Microsoft Office software
  • Perform a variety of tasks associated with the development and maintenance of highly complex Primavera P6 project schedules including; WBS structure development, logic links, constraints, resource loading, progress tracking, earned value reporting, float management, etc.
  • Develop resource loaded construction schedules for complex projects in the $10-$200 million price range with minimal input from Operations
  • Lead schedule update meetings, as required
  • Participate in Government reviews of schedule submittals – provide expert advice and solutions for identified discrepancies
  • Ensure the timely status and updating of project schedules for owner, project management team, subcontractors and craft superintendents
  • Ensure timely preparation of miscellaneous weekly and monthly charts, reports, graphs and short interval schedules in accordance with all internal and contractual requirements
  • Work extensively with subcontractors ensuring schedule requirement compliance, accurate and timely updates, slippage recovery, etc.
  • Verbal and written interface with client, project management, cost engineers and engineering team members
  • Must be able to work effectively / present information in both one-on-one and in collaborative group environments
  • Recast project estimate into baseline budget
  • Assists in the preparation of project controls section of the monthly or job end report
  • Assists with the preparation of estimated cost of variances for change management
  • Assists in the maintenance of the project cash flow as required by the organization
  • May assist in change control management and in the forecast analysis for costs
  • Perform Time Impact Analysis for proposed modifications and to support claims and requests for equitable adjustment
  • Supervise a team of schedulers and project controls analysts to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Additional responsibilities will be defined in the relevant process procedure
  • Track and verify schedule of value progress using earned value methods

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in project controls/scheduling or 5 years experience with relevant bachelor’s degree and professional training - The required experience must be in heavy industrial or US Government construction
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the heavy industrial construction industry or US Government construction industry
  • Solid knowledge of construction practices and procedures
  • Solid knowledge of project management practices and procedures
  • Solid knowledge of earned value management and its application to US Government projects
  • Understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations that apply to claims management
  • Knowledge of computer software with experience in scheduling software including, but not limited to P6 applications, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Access, and other common business software
  • Knowledge of advanced planning and scheduling practices

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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