Project Controls Manager

GHD Group   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 31 days ago

GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Ready to lead and make your mark?

GHD has an opening for a Regional Project Controls Manager based in our Baton Rouge, Louisiana or Houston, Texas office location. Your role will include inspiring and mentoring your team, resourcing and ensuring great delivery of projects, and responsibility for the performance of the group, all while making key technical contributions to design projects. If you are an experienced professional who is aspiring to further develop their leadership potential, then this could be the position for you.

We are seeking a dynamic person to lead and develop our design team with interests and expertise in developing Total Installed Cost (TIC) estimates, scheduling of projects, and assistance with project performance reporting metrics. We service a variety of clients in the oil & gas, chemicals, pipeline storage facilities, as well as other industries outside of the plant engineering business sector.

Our team will welcome your collaboration and contribution, and you will be rewarded with high-quality support, a continual learning environment and opportunities to further grow your career.

You will bring:

Being successful in this role will require a proven track record in managing and inspiring high performing teams and demonstrated experience in leading significant projects. You will have a positive relationship based approach, and enjoy playing a leading role in the commercial success of the group.


� Function as a Project Controls Specialist within a multi-discipline engineering group

� Assist with development and preparation of TIC deliverables through client project funding gates by defining the estimate basis and securing supporting information relative to the targeted estimate accuracy

� Develop project schedules using Primavera P6 and providing updates against the schedule based on progress

� Assist project managers with project cost reporting and tracking of deliverables

� Work within a project controls team that are local to Baton Rouge and residing in other GHD office locations

� Adapt to the engineering and construction culture for each client to ensure work practices and deliverables are managed to high standards and fulfill the commitments made to complete projects

� Work in conjunction with design discipline team members and demonstrate pro-active involvement toward the success of each project

� Attend and participate in project team meetings both internal and with clients

� Act as a GHD representative in performing work to company standards and with the highest regard toward ethical business practices

� Follow and adhere to all plant site safety and administrative procedures


� B.S. degree in Engineering, Construction, or a related Technology program. Relative direct skills can be considered in lieu of education credentials requested.

� 10 plus years of experience from construction and/or engineering environment in support of industrial facilities projects in chemicals, refining, and/or pipeline

� Strong written and verbal communications skills

� Background with estimating software for developing conceptual - definitive cost values

� Strong background in use of scheduling software such as P6 (Preferred) or Microsoft Project

� Should be able to extract project cost data from business enterprise systems

� Hands on proficiency and developed skills in use of Microsoft Excel to create, merge, and update spreadsheets

� Ability to interface with multi-discipline technical disciplines and general understanding within each

� Knowledgeable of and able to read various types of construction drawings and details

� Self-starter, highly motivated, pleasant demeanor, and good interpersonal skills

� Ability to travel as needed to lead and develop the regional project controls team as well as review project scopes and grasp project complexities

� Current TWIC Card is required

We offer a professional and friendly culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. We also provide attractive career and professional development through the GHD Business School.

To learn more about why GHD is the perfect place to bring your career check out our website

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.