Project Controls Advisor I, ( 22-7003)

Business Operations Remote, Chile


Also open to these countries: Argentina, Colombia and Brazil. 

Job Summary:

The Project Controls Advisor I works under the direction of the Regional Project Controls Manager to support the Project Controls needs of a single or small number of plant outage projects (GE Power Segment) with lower complexity, by interpreting costs and schedules to prepare budgets. The Project Controls Advisor develops project control programs for cost and schedule analysis and tracking. Serves as an advisor to assigned project managers, TFAs, and other site representatives to achieve on-time and on-budget goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Update Outage Developed Schedules, consulting with TFA and Site leads and provide modification recommendations in line with project scope and budget
  • Use defined tools necessary to manage budget and project forecast goals
  • Apply project control standards and accurately assign budgets to planned outage activities through consulting with TFA and other site representatives
  • Establish a Project Controls operating rhythm for each outage and deliver timely and accurate progress reports as described in the Global Project Controls Policy (GPCP)
  • Coordinate with relevant site personnel, ensuring project hours are accurately billed to appropriate project activities and physical progress has been captured adequately and in line with forecasted goals
  • During outage events update outage schedule daily and deliver concise progress reports (S-curves, EV, SPI) as described in the GPCP
  • Analyze outage cost on daily basis with focus Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP) and Estimate at Completion (EAC), and recommend budget improvements to stay in line with project costs
  • Issue Outage Planning Update (OPU) twice a week at minimum
  • Reconcile invoices from subcontractors and 3rd party suppliers with cost data from the field (timesheets, goods receipts, etc.)
  • Assist Project Controls Manager with close out activities as required
  • Ensure all outage project hours, purchase orders, receipts and invoices are correctly allocated to accounting system and reconciled to site data as part of close out process
  • Generate final Cost and Schedule reporting as required by GCPD and customer
  • Maintain historical data from Projects and provide Benchmarking support to Project Teams as needed
  • Actively participate on daily outage calls with site team
  • Travel may be required
  • May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • HS Diploma, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of demonstrated Project Controls experience in Power or Oil and Gas Projects
  • Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve responsibilities and goals required
  • English proficiency required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent experience preferred
  • Ability to deliver project reports within time constraints and quickly pivot in response to evolving priorities
  • Understand Project Controls and Earned Value Management
  • Affiliation to a Cost Engineering Professional Network is a plus (e.g. AACE)
  • Additional language(s) spoken is a plus
  • Proficient in data visualization (converting raw data into useful metrics/charts)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Proficient in SAP and prior experience with using and/or creating Project Reports in Tableau
  • Ability to implement standard and consistent Project Controls processes and develop ad hoc project specific reporting methods as required
  • Knowledge with planning software such as Primavera P6
  • Invoice Tracking/Management (processing, record keeping, auditing)
  • Analytical mindset
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Continually seeks new functional knowledge and looks to build technical expertise

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation sector. Our team includes more than 10,000 of the foremost experts in field services all focused on one thing: delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. Our Core Values of Safety, Integrity, Quality, and Inclusion are the foundation of everything we do to empower the people who power the world. For more information visit our website

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.