Cost Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Level Cost Engineer on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. They will manage total cost control, estimating, forecasting, monitoring and budgeting throughout a project lifecycle.

 Duties Include:

  • Plan, track, measure, forecast and report project cost during project execution and/or development.
  • Monthly review of cost/cash flow forecasts with the project team to generate regular reporting requirements.
  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant guidance, governance and support to projects on approved cost controls standards to manage Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) components including External Engineering services, Procurement of Material/Equipment, Construction services, internal cost, Allowance for Funds Used During Construction, Contingency, Escalation, etc.
  • Maintain cost and schedule planning, tracking and reporting tools. 
  • Generate all monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly reports, including reporting for monthly review meetings with Senior Management.
  • Possess a solid understanding and application of Earned Value Management (EVM) principles and methodology in order to identify, analyze and report cost risks in a timely fashion.
  • Assist project cost controls teams with timely and accurate data gathering and delivery issues.
  • Participate and resolve any issues in execution of joint Cost, Schedule and Risk Health Checks to verify effective planning and implementation of cost processes.
  • Occasional travel may be required

 Skills Required:

  • 10+ years of experience in performing cost and schedule management and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, construction components on large capital projects,
  • Experience in Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial and/or Power industries.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent.
  • Proficient in SAP, EcoSys, Excel, PowerPoint and Word with proven technical writing abilities.
  • Completion of a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE's CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in developing, enhancing and implementing cost and schedule standards.
  • Experience in using and enhancing cost controls tools and associated systems.
  • Effective analytical skills with the ability to understand detailed workflows for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Must be able to work with a team dispersed over multiple locations.

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Project Controls Coordinator

We are looking for a Project Controls Lead on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. Project Controls Lead is accountable for the delivery of project control services for their assigned portfolio

Duties Include:

  • As the primary point of contact, the project controls lead coordinates with project managers and functional leads and is an integral part of the project teams.
  • The project controls lead provides technical support and supervisory guidance to planners/schedulers and cost controllers while assuring consistent implementation of project control policies and procedures within their portfolios.
  • The role will require the support of natural gas projects throughout the US with a wide range of scope, schedule and budgets supporting both system expansion and operations maintenance activities.
  • Project duration will range from short term (3-6 months) to long term (1- 3 years) and small scale budgets ($100K – $5MM) to large scale budgets ($20-40MM).
  • Support project teams in implementation of company project controls procedures.
  • Ensure that tools, controls, and processes are effective, efficient and reliable for tracking, forecasting and managing project goals related to project controls.

Skills Required:

  • Cost report, forecast and variance analysis.
  • Oversight and interpretation of EVM analysis and Support and verification of field construction cost and schedule status and forecasting reporting.
  • Cash forecast validation and variance analysis
  • Schedule report and variance analysis
  • Support PMO in the identification and analysis of lessons learned; risks, issues, and opportunities.
  • Change management procedures; monthly capital accrual verification.
  • Seasoned professional with at least 10 years' experience in Project Controls.
  • Supervisory skills to manage a team of 5-7 people.
  • Occasional travel to project sites.
  • Oversee development, implementation, and evolution of Project Controls Plans
  • Support project managers in preparation of key deliverables required for project lifecycle stage gate reviews
  • Perform cost control and Schedule activities on an as-needed basis
  • Review project controls workload and resource requirements and communicates required changes to project controls supervisor
  • Integrate cost control and scheduling functions, promote positive engagement of project controls team members

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or comparable University Degree, or Diploma of Technology combined with applicable experience.

Professional/Technical Certification or Licenses:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Cost Professional (CCP)

Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office.
  • Effective written and communication skills.
  • Experience with EcoSys and SAP

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Data Lead

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a data lead to provide leadership, support to the project team in data quality and conversion.  They will track, report and provides solutions, data creation, cleansing, conversion and governance.

The project will involve the design of common enterprise-wide business processes, data and systems within Oracle and Maximo, in order to simplify, standardize and automate across various business units

Job Description:

Duties Include:
• Plan the overall data approach for in scope projects
• Manage overall data readiness scope and deliverables to meet program timelines and key dates
• Identify overall data readiness issues and challenges, plan and execute resolution and escalate as required
• Facilitate and drive resolution of conflicts across multiple projects with respect to requirements and process
• Provide guidance to data resource functional leads and external teams for data profiling, collection, cleansing and validation
• Drive data conversion processes across entire data lifecycle to meet program timelines and key dates
• Identify data readiness opportunities for optimization and execution in order to maximize efficiencies
• Track data readiness metrics
• Define and refine the data governance process
• Review/Approve/Reject data related enhancement requests
• Develop Training

Skills Required:
• Related university degree in Business or Technology
• 10+ years of directly related experience with data transformation on large enterprise programs with complex
• Proven interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and influence skills applied with technical, operational, functional and executive level personnel
• Able to understand the enterprise wide and Business Unit specific requirements
• Strong project management skills and effective execution skills to ensure successful delivery / implementation

Asset:
• INPUT

 

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Security Analyst

We are looking for a Security Analyst on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. The Security Analyst is Responsible for uploading DR information into the RSA Archer DR module and establishing relationships between DR plans and related dependencies.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the development and revision of application disaster recovery (DR) plans.
  • Provides support to administer and evaluate DR exercises and tests. Identifies gaps in DR planning processes and plans.
  • Consultation with IT managers, applications owners, and infrastructure personnel
  • The highly motivated individual that will be able to provide Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning expertise.
  • A flexible individual who can manage multiple projects and initiatives.
  • 4-7 years of experience
  • Demonstrate an understanding of IT business operations
  • Demonstrate experience developing technical documentation for IT environments
  • Strong writing and communication skills are required – Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts in a project-based environment
  • 3-5 years of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery experience
  • CBCP or equivalent cert preferred
  • HUGE plus RSA ARCHER, BC/DR experience

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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ICS Engineer

We are looking for an Industrial Control System Engineer on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. The Industrial Control System Engineer is responsible for the analysis, review, development, maintenance and implementation of automation and control systems used in and by a compressor station control center.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Is an active participant in planning and implementing the HMI upgrade project (Wonderware Archestra to AVEVA (WW) Edge.
  • Works with other team members as well as Field Operators and Technicians to improve efficiency and support necessary changes.
  • Understands P&IDs, loop drawings, instruments, and equipment specifications.
  • Performs break-fix and troubleshooting support Local HMI applications and their related infrastructure including business interfaces, remote devices, HMI network, and hardware platforms.
  • Provides technical support for Local HMI applications at compressor stations.
  • It also helps to ensure work is completed in an efficient manner and supports project schedule milestones.
  • Assists in the checkout, commissioning and startup.
  • Assists with the development of support procedures and training.
  • Communicates and coordinates with Project Engineer and Project Lead.

Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's’ Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or like.
  • Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong emphasis on experience with AVEVA (Wonderware) Edge.
  • Experience with Linux operating system (Debian)
  • Knowledge of Industrial Control Systems equipment such as PLC’s and RTU’s.
  • Experience in natural gas midstream operations is a plus.
  • Azure Cloud certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge or experience in Wonderware Archestra will be helpful for transition purposes.

Additional Requisition Description:

  • The position interfaces with other HMI Developers, field personnel and business users of field data.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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HR Talent Acquisition Representative

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Talent Recruiter on behalf of one of our oil & gas client. They will lead strategic and proactive sourcing initiatives, review and assess candidates, and present/negotiate employment offers

Location: Superior, Wisconsin

Duration: 3 Months Contract

Job Description:

Duties Include:

  • Develop effective sourcing strategies to recruit talent
  • Provide advice on overall recruitment and hiring best practices
  • Resume pre-screening, candidate interviewing, assessment, short-listing and selection for open positions.
  • Complete reference checks and negotiate offers of employment
  • Promote employment through career fairs, campus recruiting and recruitment events

Skills Required:

  • Previous relevant experience working within large, fast-paced organization with complex hiring processes
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong understanding of total compensation
  • Strong negotiating, influencing and selling skills
  • Able to handle confidential information with exceptional discretion

Strong Asset:

  • Experience with oil and gas industry recruitment
  • Experience using the recruitment functionality in Workday a plus.
  • University or college degree with additional related training (i.e. interviewing, negotiations, etc.)

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Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. The Mechanical Engineer oversees the design for facilities associated with expansion and maintenance capital projects executed by third-party engineering firms to ensure compliance with Company standards and specifications and industry standards and managed to the project budget and schedule

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the development of the project scope, schedule, capital cost estimate, execution planning, risks and supporting information related to assigned facility projects.
  • Ensures that all facilities are designed in accordance with all regulations, applicable industry codes and corporate standards
  • Manages the execution of the design deliverables by a third-party engineering firm against the project budget and schedule
  • Reviews and approves design deliverables for example drawings, technical reports and material listing sheets
  • Review vendor materials quotations, evaluate technical bid evaluations and recommends to the supervisor selections based on technical merit along with price and delivery. Collaborate with Supply Chain to procure material via internal tools. For example building packages, pipe, valves and fittings
  • Reviews lessons learned from past projects and incorporate recommendations into future designs
  • Provide technical support to the Construction team during construction phases
  • Provide technical guidance to junior engineers within the team or others based upon technical expertise
  • Support and/or lead department initiatives as required
  • Ensures that development project scope definitions comply with all regulatory, environmental, health and safety requirements through effective management and coordination of internal functional groups
  • Provides support and assistance to peers and more senior staff in order to facilitate business initiatives and legal compliance, e.g., Engineering Projects, Law, Health, Safety and Environment, Operations, etc.
  • Responsible for the successful operations of the assigned area with significant corporate financial impact.
  • Oversees the development and/or implementation of technical solutions, ensuring efficient coordination of technical resources and with other internal and external stakeholders.

Required:

  • Someone with experience in liquids pipeline facilities such as tanks, pumps, terminals, metering, and valves is preferred

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Business Analyst

We are looking for a Business Analyst on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. IT Business Analyst serves as direct liaison to functional process owners in order to translate and prioritize requirements for assigned area project and maintenance work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for translating high-level business requirements into detailed functional specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications.
  • Assists the business in determining which business requirements can and should be automated and how they are then integrated with other business and technical processes.
  • Maintains functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned areas systems, organization, and business processes.
  • Participate in requirements prioritization.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and success criteria.
  • Perform project management tasks as needed – determine, assign, track and manage project tasks, documentation, issues, change requests, status, etc.
  • Partner with development team to provide reporting and status on project deliverables.
  • Coordinate and participate in Testing activities.

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent -4-7 years of systems analysis, programming or other IT related experience.
  • Complete understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to translate technical information into terms understandable by non-IT savvy personnel.
  • Adept at interacting in both business and IT focused discussions.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with clients and suppliers.
  • Proficient at operating within a North Americanly distributed team.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Gas Scheduler

We are looking for a Gas Scheduler to join our client’s team for a long term contract opportunity.  This person will be part of a small team, supporting nominations, scheduling, confirmations, allocations, curtailment, notices, OBAs, imbalances, capacity release, and storage injections and withdrawals.
The position requires working a shift schedule consisting of 7 12-hour day shifts followed by 7 days off.

Duties Include:

  • Working with  customers as they utilize contracted services from pipeline, storage and offshore facilities.
  • Analyze, prioritize and address transportation and related issues to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Work with customers on developing and implementing both transportation and storage utilization strategies.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Basic understanding of pipeline and storage commercial operations and value drivers.
  • Ability to work independently
  • A strong work ethic and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Gas Control, Scheduling, Capacity Services, Regulatory, Marketing is highly desirable.
  • Strong Communication skills

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