Cost Control Engineer


Springlake, TX

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 245 days ago

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Job Title: Cost Control Engineer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: Spring, TX

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

Job Description:

  • Min Experience Level (Years) 10



  • Project Controls Lead ? Cost (PCL) implements overall project cost direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control/cost management/ control and management of change.


  • Provide overall project cost, and change management leadership and expertise. Provide support to Project Team and Stewards with cost analysis, reporting, forecasting and budgeting
  • Develop the Project Controls Plan and Management of Change (MOC) Plan
  • Ensure that the Stewardship process is established and implemented, leading to monthly cost stewardship reviews
  • Coordinate and communicate priorities for new and ongoing estimating, planning and cost control activities
  • Lead preparation and maintenance of the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS), the Original Control Budget (OCB), Current Control Budget (CCB) and Budget (P&B), and the overall cost and progress control system
  • Coordinate the collecting, analyzing, and reporting of project cost control information to ensure overall project status is assessed and potential problem areas are identified early; prepare overall cost and schedule forecasts
  • Administer and facilitate the Management of Change process
  • Facilitate Capital Efficiency and Opportunities and Vulnerabilities process
  • Interface with Controllers regarding AFEs/budgets and invoices and development of Work-In-Place
  • Participate in bid evaluation process (as required)
  • Participate in developing Contract Price Budgets and Contract Control Schedules and Milestones
  • Ensure familiarity of Project Controls team with Contractor payment terms and contract coordination procedures applicable to their scope
  • Lead preparation for Gate Reviews, Advance Commitment, Full Funding or Supplement activities
  • Coordinate development of cost estimates in preparation of Gate and Check Point/Advance Commitment reviews
  • Coordinate development of Estimate Confidence Packages and Estimate Development Plans
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from PMT related to Controls/Reporting
  • Consortium / Affiliate / Joint Venture presentations
  • Support preparation of Close-out Reporting / CA$HD Input
  • Perform quality assurance at the project level by monitoring and appraising the performance of Contractors in the areas of cost control -
  • Responsible for ensuring that proper and effective project control measures are executed by the Contractor; including the Contractor?s cost control organization, plans and procedures
  • Review and, where appropriate, endorse schedule, cost baselines and forecast prepared by contractors
  • Review progress measurement data reported by the Contractor
  • Review cost bases of Contractor's Change Proposals / Orders, including progress trends developed by Contractor
  • Assist site management in developing/reviewing cost corrective actions and recovery plans, and ensuring needed actions/plans are implemented.
  • Manage the Cost organization including the Contractor sites and serve as the central link from the Project to the Project Services Common Skill Center (CSC).
  • Maintain close liaison with other members of the Project Services organization on the Project and within the Common Skill Center
  • Coordinate development of the Project Controls Implementation Plan
  • Provide feedback to and mentor project controls engineers and planners
  • Ensure CSC alignment for support and approval of key deliverables (i.e. Estimate Confidence Package, Estimate Development Plan, etc.)
  • Drive and promote capital efficiency in CSC andon project


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, EngineeringTechnology, or Construction Management
  • 5-10 years of project controls experience focused on cost control achievements
  • Strong influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests


  • Cost monitoring, Controlling, Forecasting Methods, Productivity Tools, etc for Project
  • Any Specific Industry experience: Oil & Gas, Petrochem 

Primary Skills:

  • Cost monitoring, Controlling, Forecasting Methods,Productivity Tools, etc for Project.

Secondary Skills:

  • Project Planning

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, EngineeringTechnology, or Construction Management