Bechtel Corporation 2019 University Graduates (U.S.) - Project Controls (Estimating, Scheduling & Cost) Engineer ( WA) in RICHLAND, Washington

Overview

Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our engineers use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.

Project Controls Engineers prepare project estimating, scheduling & controlling, and detailed staffing utilization plans for projects. They assist in preparing cost/schedule data for proposals or contract negotiations. They also monitor contractor schedule and identify any variances to associated cost and schedule.

The total number of Project Control hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on project needs, and may include Houston, TX and Reston, VA, along with various project sites.

General Job Duties

Project Control Engineers are generally responsible for:

Quickly understanding the fundamental work processes used in Design and Construction;

supporting the development of estimates and budgets;

supporting the development of plans and schedules;

tracking performance against the budgets and schedules while correlating performance information against the work processes;

analyzing variances of both direct hire and contract hire work activities;

identifying trends where deviations are about to occur unless action is taken;

preparing content for project and construction status reports; and

identifying potential scope changes.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors of Science degree in any discipline within Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Management, or Business Management from an accredited college or University within twelve (12) months of graduation date

Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship

Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites

Preferred Qualifications

Masters of Science degree in any discipline within Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Management, or Business Management from an accredited college or University within twelve (12) months of graduation date

Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA

Prior co-op or internship experience

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Working knowledge of Primavera or Microsoft Project Scheduling software, Access, and/or Excel.