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Requisition ID: 29350
• Organization: M&M
• Location: Las Bambas Site
Job Function: Project Controls
Work Location: Peru
Closing Date: 30-06-2011
Spanish is required for English spoken candidates.
Supervises cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Supervises schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Supervises the preparation and presentation of estimates. Supports project organizational and administrative activities. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning scheduling problems. Provides generally non routine cost engineering planning and scheduling guidance to projects.
A . Supervision Received
Reports to and receives technical guidance and operational supervision from designated supervisory personnel.
B. Supervision Exercised
Provides technical and operational direction to assigned personnel. Ensures work is completed as scheduled.
C . Contacts
Maintains relationships with the Project Manager and project personnel, particularly individual discipline group leaders and engineers.
Continuing contacts with Project Manager, project team members, and working and supervisory level personnel of other departments.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
The following duties are General Common across disciplines within the Project Controls function:
Provides comments and recommendations for planning and scheduling cost engineering requirements relative to staffing and project control. Prepares detailed staffing plans for planning and scheduling cost engineering activities.
Reviews or assists in reviewing proposal provisions related to schedule cost engineering and material control, and develops supporting data for contract negotiations.
Identifies cost trends and schedule impacts for management attention.
Interfaces with designated Bechtel management and client counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks cost presentations.
Prepares and presents cost engineering estimating planning and scheduling information to management client.
Coordinates information input into specific studies. Responsible for integration of activities and total work scope identification. Evaluates study results and recommends conclusions for project team consideration and discussion.
Participates in developing and presenting training classes on designated subjects and on the job training for specific processes and practices.
Conducts personnel performance reviews when delegated. Interviews candidates and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
Reviews and analyzes comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects.
Performs productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft.
Develops bid evaluation and schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations. May participate in discussions with vendors.
May review invoices for correct collection of revenue.
Creates and implements measurement systems for established processes, analyzes performance metric results, and identifies improvements. Ability to use statistical tools to analyze metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation), and ability to analyze measurement systems to identify bias, repeatability, and stability issues.
Supports development of Project Controls standards and procedures. Supervises and supports the compilation of historical data.
The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Engineering and Estimating:
Coordinates and establishes scoping requirements for the overall cost estimate by discipline or other specialty, and coordinates the timely, systematic, and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data. Reviews design scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness, and coordinates with the project to develop additional estimating bases when information is incomplete. Establishes the conceptual scope of estimates and studies when definition is not available.
Plans, coordinates, and establishes level of quantification appropriate to the objectives of the effort and to the level of scope definition for each discipline or specialty, and designates reference job(s) for source data and or reconciliations of quantities. Reviews quantities and their completeness and reasonableness.
Supervises the timely and competent preparation of cost estimates. Establishes format and content of summaries and reconciliations, including segregation of cost according to level of confidence and identification of areas of risk.
Coordinates pricing structure or criteria to be used by each discipline or specialty to meet the objectives of the cost estimate.
Assists in developing unit job hour and pricing data for a specific discipline or other specialty, including estimating parameters, factors indices, productivity and craft distribution reference data, etc., based on analysis of Bechtel and industry experience. Performs data analysis, identifies problems, and makes recommendations.
Establishes productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviews labor estimates for reasonableness.
Prepares or reviews distributable and or contractors indirect cost estimates, developing basis for temporary facilities, miscellaneous construction services, construction tools and equipment, non manual manpower, startup services, payroll taxes and insurance, camp facilities and operation, and other field office costs. Researches and develops or reviews tax estimates, including federal, state, and local tax issues. Assists in developing or develops foreign currency and exchange rate estimates. Prepares or reviews contingency evaluation for estimates, escalation estimates, reconciliations for estimates, and management presentations.
Plans, organizes, and supervises development of project cost budgets.
Defines project needs for cost control in accordance with established Bechtel and client contractual requirements, objectives, and procedures. Supervises the timely and competent performance of cost control activities. Reviews and critiques designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives when appropriate. Prepares cost trend estimates in support of project cost trend programs.
Supervises cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards accuracy and consistency.
Supervises investigating requirements for estimating and or cost control data for specific discipline or other specialty applications. Identifies needs for cost analysis support for the project, and recommends development or modification of cost engineering data standards. Supervises performance of cost analysis activities within the project.
The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling:
Supervises the collection, verification, and integration of work scope for all entities into the total project plan. Reviews the representation of project scope in schedules.
Plans and supervises the effort to establish milestones for total project or major portions of the project. Reviews project work activities to ensure support of project milestones.
Provides supervision and assistance to planners in the development and integration of individual schedules into the total project plan. Reviews the performing organization s and unit s work logics and determines adequacy of schedules in support of overall project schedule.
Supervises directs, reviews, and evaluates schedule durations for all disciplines activities relative to support of project milestones. Supervises directs calculation of durations and other considerations affecting activity durations.
Plans, organizes, and supervises schedule resource loading and leveling. Coordinates development of all bulk commodity release and installation curves. Integrates appropriate staffing requirements for each discipline specialty relative to overall project needs. Determines quantity and staffing levels in support of project needs and schedule philosophy.
Supervises directs obtaining required schedule information by all disciplines. Supervises identifying of schedule restraints and effect on total project schedule. Works with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs. Responsible for total integration of schedule activities. Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdiscipline or group restraints and interfaces.
Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project. Supervises project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and or decision.
Responsible for reviewing the Schedule Impact Report. Responsible for leading the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources costs required to effect such plans.
Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, and cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical personnel.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present cost engineering and cost estimating products. This includes planning and scheduling products independently with minimal supervision using a high level of professional judgment and knowledge related to technical planning and scheduling skills and engineering design and construction practices.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Demonstrates an advanced level of understanding of general Project Controls technical skills.
Advanced level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.
Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
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