Project Controls Advisor (Hungary and Romania), ( 22-7005)

Business Operations Remote, Hungary


Description

Job Summary:

The Project Controls Advisor III works under the direction of the Regional Project Controls Manager to support the Project Controls needs of plant outage projects (GE Power Segment) with high 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:

  • Determine tools necessary to meet budget and project forecast goals
  • Develop Project Controls Plans and Outage schedule per Global Project Controls Policy (GPCP), and understand and implement the needs of specific outage projects and Service Managers
  • Develop complex and/or specialized Project Controls Plans and Outage schedule per Global Project Controls Policy (GPCP), and understanding the needs of specific outage projects and Service Managers
  • Develop Resource Loaded Schedules aligned with the Job Cost Estimates
  • Lead discussions for Job Cost Estimate (JCE) development and budgeting activities as necessary by analyzing historical data, utilizing previous project experience, and applying to current project activities
  • Internal / 3rd Party Invoice Tracking/Management (processing, record keeping, auditing)
  • Build Backcharge claims with sourcing for 3rd party suppliers
  • Internal / 3rd Party Invoice Tracking/Management (processing, record keeping, auditing)
  • Support Outage Schedule meetings and discussions with Customers/ End Users
  • Support SM on tracking Extra works/ Change Order Claims
  • Review ACWP and EAC regularly with Stakeholders and maintain forecast of amounts to be Invoiced.
  • Perform appropriate Change Control and Risk Management as described in 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 least
  • Reconcile Invoiced amounts from subcontractors and 3rd-party suppliers with cost data from the field (Timesheets, goods receipts, etc.)
  • Assist POM 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
  • Assist POM with close out activities as required
  • Stands in for the POM during his absence
  • Ensure project set-up in Oracle Primavera is aligned to business needs
  • Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts
  • Active participation on Project planning, execution and closing activities
  • Train newly hired PCA's
  • Participate actively on daily outage calls with site team
  • Support Outage Schedule meetings and discussions with Customers/ End Users
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of demonstrated Project Controls experience in Power or Oil & Gas Projects
  • Field Experience and knowledge of O&M Field Work Practices
  • Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve responsibilities and goals required
  • Proficient in Primavera P6 Software
  • English proficiency required
  • Proficient Using P6 Global Change, Resource and Budget loading , Leveling
  • Data Analytical Skills, Problem Solving and Report Writing

Desired Characteristics:

  • Affiliation to a Cost Engineering Professional Network is a plus (e.g. AACE, PMP, etc.)
  • 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
  • Ability to deliver project reports within time constraints and quickly pivot in response to evolving priorities
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills

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 www.fieldcore.com.

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.