Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking Project Controls individuals with significant construction experience to join our organization, supporting on US Govt projects. One role is located in Knoxville, TN providing support from the US, other roles are project specific in various international locations. The personnel would manage the planning, programming and progress control as an integral member of the management team, responsible for all aspects of tender and project planning, programming and progress monitoring for large complex international construction projects. The role in the US will involve working closely with the US Project Controls manager and team, the Project Controls Leads at the project site will be assisted by qualified in country personnel, interact with project supervision and will work closely with the U.S. Project Controls manager and team. The scheduling lead will be responsible for maintaining the project schedule on a regular basis with updates obtained through meetings and or discussions with construction managers.
Plan, coordinate, perform and supervise as needed to deliver all planning and scheduling activities
Assist with the development / implementation of project controls standards and procedures as necessary for integration into project schedules
Ensuring the production of fully integrated Project Schedule in the format required by the customer and project team that includes design, procurement, consents, construction and commissioning.
Appraisal and co-ordination of subcontractor's Project Schedule and feedback to them on changing main Project Schedule information
To prepare and present reports on Project Schedule and progress on all aspects of the project, and to attend and contribute to Project coordination meeting
To liaise with clients, designers, subcontractors, suppliers and local authorities and undertakings on all matters relating to planning and scheduling
Ensure plans are integrated into overall project requirement, with dependencies to other functions identified through scenario planning
Using scenario planning to evaluate potential options for the Project Schedule
Interface / maintain liaison with project / construction management, client, subcontractors, etc. on all planning and scheduling related items and functions including reporting requirements, progress status, new impacts, analysis, etc.
Represent company and /or project in meetings with client, A / E representatives and other engineers / contractors as required
Ensure that corporate planning and schedule standards are implemented and that all project related activities comply with the contract requirements
Must have the ability to analyze the scheduled activities and working with construction operations, determine ways to optimize the planned activities such that work can be performed as efficiently and quickly as possible to recover lost time and / or speed up construction completion
Must have experience performing time impact analysis to help determine overall cost and schedule implications for change orders and delay
Perform project performance analysis using earned value techniques
Use of USACE Residential Management System is a plus
Develop WBS and project coding structures
Performs additional assignments related to planning and scheduling operations per supervisor's direction
Skills / Qualifications
10 plus years construction scheduling experience or equivalent with at least 3 years’ experience on construction projects valued at $100M plus
Four year degree in engineering, construction management or relative field is desirable
Thorough knowledge of planning and scheduling systems, principles and practices plus the ability to solve complex problems, implement procedures and schedule revisions and maintain successful working relationships with both internal and external project / company and client personnel
Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytic problem solving skills
Must have a high level of expertise with Primavera P6, along with good skills using Microsoft Excel, Word and Access; Working skills with Microsoft Project are required
High level of organizational skills with great attention to detail
Knowledge of CPM scheduling required
Familiarity with USACE QCS and RMS systems is a plus
Ability to work under pressure or deadlines and handle multiple priorities
Experience with DoD, USACE and overseas construction projects
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.