The Project Controls Engineer (PCE) is a member of the project team comprised of Project Managers, Engineers, Superintendents, Quality, Safety, Security, and Commissioning personnel. The PCE is responsible for performing all project controls tasks required for the construction of a large, multi-building compound. Project controls responsibilities include project scheduling, invoicing, and change control tasks.
Typical projects are $50 - $200M in value with a schedule duration of 2-4 years.
- Review the plans and specifications to become knowledgeable of project scope.
- Review contract sections C-I to become knowledgeable of project controls-related requirements.
- Develop the project schedule in coordination with project team and subcontractors; collect data for schedule logic, activity durations, cost and labor resource requirements.
- Monitor and record performance of on-site construction activities to produce monthly schedule reports. Engage with Superintendents, Quality Control and field staff to ensure accuracy of recorded progress.
- Monitor and record performance of off-site preconstruction and procurement activities to produce monthly schedule reports. Access internal reports, ProjNet software, and engage with procurement personnel to ensure accuracy of recorded progress.
- Prepare weekly updates and monthly schedule reports in accordance with the specifications. Ensure reports are submitted in a timely manner.
- Review the schedule and identify any adjustments in scope, activities, or logic necessary to reflect the current and planned performance of work. Discuss potential schedule revisions with the project team. Document proposed revisions for submission to the Client.
- Prepare monthly invoices in conjunction with schedule reports. Ensure invoices are prepared in a timely manner. Engage with project team and procurement personnel to ensure Stored Material and tax-reimbursable costs are accounted for and invoiced properly.
- Track all potential changes identified by the project team or issued by the Client. Coordinate with the project team to document and preserve all correspondence and records related to potential changes.
- Produce schedule “fragnets” and time impact analyses (TIA) for the purposes of demonstrating schedule delays.
- Perform additional assignments per Project Manager’s direction.
Education/Experience: Minimum high school diploma/GED. Bachelor’s degree in construction management or engineering preferred. Project controls experience on at least two previous projects of comparable scope and of a value no less than half of the proposed assignment. Prior international and Government contracting experience preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, etc.: Current clearance, or the ability to obtain, a Department of Defense minimum secret security clearance required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of commercial and/or Government construction contracting methods and practices. Demonstrated ability using Primavera (P6) software and understanding of critical path method (CPM).
Ability to communicate professionally with Client representatives, project team members, and multinational employees. Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical.
Caddell Construction seeks an experienced Project Controls Engineer with previous Federal construction experience for an international project. A clearance, or the ability to receive a clearance is required. Previous overseas experience strongly preferred.
Caddell Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer – veterans, disability, and other protected classes under applicable laws and regulations.
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