Cost Control Specialist III

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #175727
Oil & Gas
Houston, TX
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On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Cost Control Analyst in Houston, TX

Primary Focus:

  • This position will focus on providing analytics support regarding programmatic construction cost, progress, and monitoring
  • Use Excel and Power BI to dig into large data sets to understand and communicate current situations as well as identifying trends in activity durations, costs, etc.
  • Generate excel and Power BI dashboards to consolidate and report data

Here’s what you will do:

  • Compilation of analytics and ad hoc reporting as required by project personnel.
  • Interface with field and office personnel across the team to interpret data trends
  • Conduct a critical analysis of project costs and budget.
  • Review and record daily Labor, Equipment, and Material tickets (LEMS) for cost and man-hour information.
  • Record, track and maintain all submissions related to cost, progress and change.
  • Attend and participate in program and contractor update meetings.
  • Active participant of the program team; works closely with Project Managers, Project Controls Advisors, Field Control Advisors, Field Control Analysts, and Cost Control associates
  • Comply with all policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Safety, Integrity, Respect, and other applicable pieces of training.

Who you are:

  • A University degree or related construction or operational training and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of previous related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Construction experience related to cost and scheduling controls of multi-discipline projects.
  • Oil and Gas industry-related experience will be required, as the logic and sequencing of tasks are dependent upon this previous experience.
  • General understanding of pipeline and terminal operations.
  • High proficiency with MS Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Power BI experience required
  • Software experience with MS Office Suite and Oracle or SAP.