Cost Engineer/ Project Controls Analyst

On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Cost Engineer/ Project Controls Analyst in Houston, TX

Job Description:

Primary Focus:

· This position will be responsible for providing “Total Cost Control” guidance, governance and support functions on assigned projects for Authorization for Expenditure components (engineering, procurement, construction, project management, support groups, contingency, escalation, etc.).

· This position will report directly to Supervisor, Project Controls, Core Gas Projects.

· The primary responsibility for this position will be to support the Cost Control.

· The position may also have a supporting role in Schedule Control and other Project Controls Specialist functions.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering or Construction Management.

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

· Proficient in SAP, EcoSys, Excel, PowerPoint and Word with proven technical writing abilities.

· Minimum 10 years of experience in performing cost and schedule management and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, construction components on large capital projects, preferably in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial and/or Power industries.

· 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.

Description:

· The Cost Control function is responsible for cost controls, invoices, forecasting, and analyzing productivity factors and cost/schedule performance indices.

· Also responsible for generating all monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly reports with intended audiences ranging from local project team members to senior level company executives and the Board of Directors.

Duties / Technical Expertise – Cost Control

· Provide support to the Project Manager, project team and project cost controls staff on how cost should be planned, tracked, measured, forecasted and reported during project execution and/or development.

· Monthly review of cost/cash flow forecasts with the Project Manager and extended 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

· Maintain cost and schedule planning, tracking and reporting tools.

· Provide timely support to the Project Controls Supervisor 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.

· Manage continuous and collaborative communication with Project Managers and project cost controls teams to address project cost related needs.

 

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Data Analyst

On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Data Analyst in Duluth MN

Job Description:

·        Manage pipeline and facility centric engineering, construction and equipment data and metadata.

·        This person will be responsible for the accuracy, verification and management of data provided to the business. i.e., testing specs, hydrotest data, drawing numbers, photos, model numbers, check sheets, release of data, and associated metadata.

·        Provides critical support and knowledge by accurately analyzing, validating, and determining the correct engineering data in order to mitigate risk associated with information management during the project lifecycle.

·        It would be preferred if the person understood basic scripts.

·        Programming a system will not be required.

·        Attention to detail and being able to review and understand data and accuracy is of utmost importance

·        Be familiar with data tools and terminology

A great candidate will demonstrate:

·        Organization

·        Teachable and able to learn complex, critical thinking ideas in a short amount of time

·        Able to quickly apply their expertise to solve problems, analyze data and work independently

·        Honest and able to work remotely as will be working remotely until COVID allows a return to office

Education:

·        BA/BS or 5+ years of industry/data experience.

Experience in the following areas:

·        Understanding of Oil Industry terminology and process

·        Ability to interpret Engineering and Asset related data

·        Creation and delivery of training

Necessary Proficiencies:

·        Strong Excel skills

·        SharePoint

·        Ability to interpret and process information from drawings and technical specification

General Knowledge of:

·        Project Execution Requirements and Deliverables

·        SQL and NoSQL

·        Database Design and Structure.

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Service & Maintenance Technician

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of general construction and/or handyman experience.
  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, while managing deadlines
  • Collaborative team player
  • Positive attitude and great work ethic, strong attention to detail
  • Must be fluent in English both oral and written
  • Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Abstract is required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Repair, maintenance and building experience
  • Floor repair, building and repairs of walls
  • Installing Kitchenettes, toilets, and sinks
  • Exterior work (siding, windows doors trim/molding)
  • Performing Yard/shop maintenance and clean up
  • Material handling
  • General, Rough and Finish Carpentry, and Framing

Service & Maintenance Technician

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of general construction and/or handyman experience.
  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, while managing deadlines
  • Collaborative team player
  • Positive attitude and great work ethic, strong attention to detail
  • Must be fluent in English both oral and written
  • Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Abstract is required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Repair, maintenance and building experience
  • Floor repair, building and repairs of walls
  • Installing Kitchenettes, toilets, and sinks
  • Exterior work (siding, windows doors trim/molding)
  • Performing Yard/shop maintenance and clean up
  • Material handling
  • General, Rough and Finish Carpentry, and Framing

Service & Maintenance Technician

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of general construction and/or handyman experience.
  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, while managing deadlines
  • Collaborative team player
  • Positive attitude and great work ethic, strong attention to detail
  • Must be fluent in English both oral and written
  • Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Abstract is required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Repair, maintenance and building experience
  • Floor repair, building and repairs of walls
  • Installing Kitchenettes, toilets, and sinks
  • Exterior work (siding, windows doors trim/molding)
  • Performing Yard/shop maintenance and clean up
  • Material handling
  • General, Rough and Finish Carpentry, and Framing