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Project Controller III

Vacancy Number: 25467
Location: Houston
Date Posted: February 12, 2020

Competentia seeks a Project Controller for a refinery optimization project to be based in Houston, TX:

Project: Optimization of Automated Safety Instrumented System, Project modifies existing and installs new safety instrumented systems in all process units located in the five operated refineries. The intent of the project is to bring all Safety Instrumented Functions into compliance with the ISA84 Standard. Implementation will coincide with planned plant turnarounds and will span 1 to 2 turnaround cycles (5 to 10 years).

Summary: The Project Controls Analyst will provide project controls to support both program and project level management, for multiple Project Managers to enable predictive and disciplined cost management. The Project Controls Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of Cost Engineering namely Project Planning, Change Management, Project Controls, and Assurance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Supports the funding process, preparation for FID, and service order requests.
Tracks project performance using earned value management, make project plan adjustments where needed, and tracks change log
Interfaces with scheduling and procurement to ensure all critical items are reflected in cost report to aid decision making.
Supports business planning activities including, regular updates to forecasts, accruals and cashflow management.
Creates, tracks and manages Service Order Requests, and invoice reconciliation.
Participates in cost and schedule assurance, risk reviews, benchmarking, and lookback activities as needed.
Engages others to develop shared understanding of client needs, problems, process improvement opportunities, or changes as needed.
Supports the mentoring and training of suppliers who contribute to the Cost Engineering process by serving as a first line of support to offer guidance and assistance.
Consistently considers problems, process improvements, changes, etc. with an enterprise mindset

A four-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Business related with at least 3-10 years of experience in Cost Engineering.  
Demonstrated experience with formal project management systems, principles and associated processes, practices, or tools. AACE International certification or PMP certification is preferred but not necessary. 
Knowledge of Ariba, Maximo, SAP, is a plus.

Interview process: Phone screen with hiring Managers followed by In-person

Competentia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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