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Requisition ID: 276845
• Relocation Authorized: National/International - Camp
• Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project
• Work Location: Trojena

Company Overview:

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 world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

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.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our... covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Project Overview: TROJENA (The Mountains of NEOM) will be an iconic, world-class destination, blending natural and developed landscapes and will offer unique experiences for residents and visitors alike. Located in the northwest of Saudi Arabia in the region of Tabuk just 50km from the coast, TROJENA will be a destination like no other on earth. Based upon the principles of eco-tourism facilities will include a folded vertical village, a lake with water sports and event facilities, high altitude ski village, observatory, world leading health and wellbeing facilities and a nature reserve which will be home to unique wildlife, heritage sites and exploration opportunities.

With over 3,600 hotel, 2,200 homes, 9 iconic buildings and 100 world class indoor and outdoor experiences Trojena will become the ultimate mountain destination. Bechtel will provide a full range of project management services to support the delivery of this iconic destination.

We encourage you to watch this video which gives a glimpse at what we (you) are about to build! https://www.neom.com/en-us/regions/trojena.

Bechtel Saudi Arabia (SABCO) offers competitive salaries, project assignment incentives, free accommodations, as well as regular rotational leaves. Bechtel employees pride themselves on challenging work, accomplishments, rewards all of which are guided by the company values and commitment to keeping us safe. Our project teams thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we are hiring qualified professionals to help execute this exciting project.

The project Controls Manager oversees
• cost estimating, analysis, and control activities for one or more delivery teams.
• 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, examines, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.
• Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance to projects.
• Reports to and receives technical guidance and operational supervision from designated supervisory personnel.
• Provides technical and operational direction to assigned personnel.
• Ensures work is completed as scheduled.
• 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:

1. 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.

2. Reviews or assists in reviewing proposal provisions related to schedule/cost engineering and material control, and develops supporting data for contract negotiations.

3. Identifies cost trends and schedule impacts for management attention.

4. Interfaces with designated Bechtel management and client counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks/cost presentations.

5. Prepares and presents cost engineering/estimating/planning and scheduling information to management/client.

6. Asisstes 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.

7. Participates in developing and presenting training classes on designated subjects and on-the-job training for specific processes and practices.

8. Conducts personnel performance reviews when delegated. Interviews candidates and makes recommendations for employment decisions.

9. Reviews and examines comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects.

10. Performs productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft.

11. Develops bid evaluation and schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations. May participate in discussions with vendors.

12. Review invoices for correct collection of revenue.

13. Creates and implements measurement systems for established processes, examines performance metric results, and identifies improvements. Ability to use statistical tools to assess metrics (e.g., regression, analysis of variance, correlation), and ability to assess measurement systems to identify bias, repeatability, and stability issues.

14. 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:

1. Asisstes and establishes scoping requirements for the overall cost estimate by discipline or other specialty, and asisstes the timely, systematic, and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data. Reviews design scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness, and asisstes 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.

2. Plans, asisstes, 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.

3. 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.

4. Asisstes pricing structure or criteria to be used by each discipline or specialty to meet the objectives of the cost estimate.

5. 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.

6. Establishes productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviews labor estimates for reasonableness.

7. 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.

8. Plans, organizes, and supervises development of project cost budgets.

9. 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.

10. Supervises cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards accuracy and consistency.

11. 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


1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 finds adequacy of schedules in support of overall project schedule.

4. 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.

5. Plans, organizes, and supervises schedule resource loading and leveling. Asisstes development of all bulk commodity release and installation curves. Integrates appropriate staffing requirements for each discipline/specialty relative to overall project needs. Finds quantity and staffing levels in support of project needs and schedule philosophy.

6. 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.

7. Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project. Supervises project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to find criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.

8. 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 affect such plans.

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
• Minimum 20-25 years professional experience in project controls with emphasis on cost and project estimating.
• 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.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.


Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements
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