Construction Project Controls Manager, Vogtle

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Recruiter Bechtel

Location Waynesboro, Georgia

Salary Competitive

Posted 17 Oct 2019

Closes 16 Nov 2019

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Sector Engineering

Category Construction, Finance, Management

Contract Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

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Position Title: Construction Project Controls Manager, Vogtle (******)

Project: Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

Location: Waynesboro, GA

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug and alcohol screenings, background check and must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.

Role Overview:

Responsible for cost engineering, cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and planning/scheduling activities for a large or major project, or for discipline/project/proposal estimating or staff planning activities that require a high degree of technical skill and experience. Directs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Directs schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Directs the preparation and presentation of project/program estimates and cost forecasts. Supports project/program organizational and administrative activities. Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.

Principal Responsibilities:

Responsible for effective execution of Project Controls programs on an assigned large or major project/program in accordance with Bechtel Group, Inc. and applicable GBU Project Controls Department Procedures.

Reviews and approves Earned Revenue Determination Data, Proposal Financial Summaries, Project Financial Status Reports, and Charge For Project Working Capital calculations for assigned project/program.

Plans staffing needs for assigned project/program.

Reviews contract drafts for adequacy of cost and scope definition and Project Controls requirements. Coordinates development of all data in support of negotiations.

Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.

Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs.

Conducts personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.

Directs project control activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.

Prepares the Project Controls Plan for assigned project/program.

Maintains liaison with GBU functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.

Supervisor Responsibilities

Establishes goals and timelines

Implements policies and processes established by management

Provides report and activity updates to management

Determines the job responsibilities, accountabilities, and performance expectation of each role in the work group

Plans, assigns, and directs work

Establishes deadlines

Accepts, amends, and rejects deliverables

Solves difficult and complex work problems

Identifies and / or recommends resource requirements

May have full responsibility for hiring, termination, and promotion decisions or provides input and/or recommendations on staffing decisions

Participates in the administration of Processes, including compensation planning

May approve timesheets and time off requests

Approves and schedules training

Appraises performance and assigns initial ratings

Counsel employees

Takes corrective actions

Explain priorities, goals, and timelines to team members

Implement policies and processes established by management

Provide activity update to their Area Manager and General Superintendent

Provide oversight and guidance on day-to-day work tasks and activities

Provide input on how work should be structured and allocated

Organize, facilitates, and participates in work

Solves day-to-day operational work problems

Provides input on resource requirements

May provide input for hiring, termination, and promotion decisions

Identifies training needs

Provides performance information on team and individuals to next line supervisor

Coaches employees

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Business and 15 years of related work experience or 21 years of related work experience in lieu of degree.

Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Must be physically capable of conducting work including the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces and lifting up to 60 lbs.

Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, control, and analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.

Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for Project Controls activities.

Demonstrated skill in management, supervisory, and personnel administrative functions.

Skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present Project Controls information to management/client.

Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.

Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.


Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the worlds infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. ***************

Shaping tomorrow together!

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected

veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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