Cost Control Specialist

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #176114
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 Specialist in Houston, TX

Job Description:

Education / Experience:

· Post-secondary education

· Bachelors degree in financial discipline, engineering, or technical field.

· 7-10 years working experience, including 2+ years of relevant project experience.

· Must be a proven high performer, based on prior performance reviews.


· Completion of a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE’s CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred.

Duties/Technical Expertise:

· Assigned to projects of more than $50MM/year with multiyear duration with an extreme level of complexity.

· Expert understanding of best management practices for project control, forecasting and reporting.

· Proficient in the use of SAP Ability to design and implement processes for project cost control, identify gaps and correct where necessary.

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work with minimal level of supervision Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices.

· Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.

· Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

· Leads project teams.

· Demonstrated strong leadership skills/facilitation.

Competency Demonstration:

· Seen as a Project Controls expert across Major Projects department.

· Can troubleshoot specific controls issues and make applicable changes.

?High proficiency with Excel (V-Lookups, pivot tables, etc.