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Senior Scheduler

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/07/2011
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Job Title: Senior Scheduler
Job Location: Houston
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 3 Years
Residency: USA

The Company:
Our client, a major oil and gas operator, seeks a Project Controls Advisor to join their team.

The Role:
• Project Controls Advisor will be responsible for both cost and planning for the Stage 2 new platform project.
• Person should have a very strong background in planning and still willing to perform as a senior planner on the project.
• Must have excellent Primavera skills and have performed as a planner on major capital projects.
• Planning skills are more important than the cost skills in this particular assignment. In addition to a good planning background, this individual should have a good understanding of the cost side of Project Controls.


• Develop, review, consolidate and refine cost estimates and forecasts
• Lead the development of cost breakdown structures
• Prepare monthly cash calls and expenditure forecasts;
• Ensure contractors have implemented effective financial controls
• Utilize cost programs for the tracking and control of budgets, commitments, accruals, expenditures and contingency drawdown
• Validate scope trends and estimated costs by utilizing the terms of the contract
• Identify project cost exposures and overrun risks in a timely manner to allow informed mitigation decisions and actions
• Monitor scope growth by comparing bid quantities with issued for construction quantities
• Develop and maintain a change management program.
• The Project Controls Advisor will need to be proficient in preparing a number of graphics and reports including monthly accrual, Work In Place (WIP), contingency drawdown, monthly percent complete and progress quantity curves.


• International travel will likely be required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree in Engineering or Construction Science
• 15 to 20 years

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous major operator experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Kyle Struzick at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8100
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