Project Controls Specialist

Staff - Project Controls Watford City, North Dakota


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides technical guidance in analyzing and interpreting complex sections of project scope documents and assists in project management
  • Develops and implements project controls standards and procedures
  • Participates in proposal preparation and client presentations
  • Prepares conceptual, preliminary and definitive estimates
  • Maintains project schedule in accordance with company standards and procedures
  • Ensures that all project scheduling activities such as schedule development, updates, progress reporting, and recommendations for corrective action comply with company and client requirements
  • Assists in the determination of project manpower requirements and prepares periodic forecasts of personnel utilization.
  • Ensures that all project activities such as budget development, budget monitoring, updates, cash flow requirements, and recommendations for corrective action comply with company and client requirements.
  • Advises project management of cost impact of proposed design or construction changes.
  • Advises clients of cost trends and their effects on anticipated project expenditures.
  • Establishes methodologies and supervises life cycle cost analyses, economic/financial evaluations, productivity evaluations and value engineering analyses 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or Equivalent
  • Experience in Project Controls, Oil and Gas industry preferred
  • Current and valid driver license with clean driving record
  • Bachelor’s Degree or university degree with relevant construction or project management, business administration or engineering degree is desired

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Must be self-motivated and exercise self-initiative
  • Performs work in a professional demeanor
  • Ability to apply diversified knowledge of project controls principles and practices.
  • Abiliyt to use independent judgement and decision making skills 
  • Ability to perform all work in a safe manner that meets company & client standards
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others in a positive manner
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment and work conditions
  • Ability to work independently, handle and prioritize a variety of tasks concurrently, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be confident and comfortable in all aspects of project controls processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with team members at all levels, agency representatives, clients and subcontractors
  • Computer skills commensurate with program and job applications. Working knowledge of computer scheduling software (Primavera, Microsoft Projects) is required.

Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to talk or hear.  The incumbent occasionally required to walk, kneel, bend, twist, reach, push, and pull, and is required to sit or stand for extended periods of time.  The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Visual Acuity: must be adequate to perform all required Job Description tasks in a safe manner.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
The above job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not however, be construed as a complete job listing of all duties, which may be required from day-to-day.