Junior Project Controls Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

The Junior Project Controls Engineer (JPCE) implements overall project controls direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control, planning and reporting, progress measurement, schedule development/control and management of change. JPCE has capability to execute the technical tasks as well as support contractors in doing them. In addition to technical ability, a JPCE should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.

Primary Job Functions

1. Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management support and expertise.
• Maintain and manage project cost and schedule throughout the project life cycle
• Fully understand the scope of the project, contractual requirements, identify the major milestones and set clear priorities for the project team
• Prepare cost and schedule estimates for various Gate reviews and participate in the preparation of Gate packages
• Support development and maintenance of project controls related plans and procedures
• Participate in kick-offs and ongoing meetings with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor(s) to ensure common understanding of project controls requirements
• Participate in gathering and recording lessons learned for the project
• Participate in project close-out activities

2. Stewards Project cost/schedule with ongoing project analysis, reporting, forecasting, budgeting and Change Management
• Coordinate the collecting, analyzing and reporting of project cost and schedule control information
• Analyze trends, prepare forecasts, opportunities and vulnerabilities
• Administer the project change control process and communicate implication of changes. Steward the overall change management process

3. Monitoring and appraising the performance of the contractor(s) in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and control
• Ensure that proper and effective project control measures are executed by the contractor
• Review and endorse the plans and procedures developed by the contractor. Ensure implementation of the same.
• Review and endorse progress and cost/schedule baselines and forecast prepared by contractors
• Analyze cost/schedule and progress reports and trends developed by contractor
• Review cost bases of contractor's change proposals / orders
• Assist in developing/reviewing cost corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented

Job Requirement

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management from a recognized university with GPA 7.0 and above
• Minimum 4 years of project controls experience focused on cost control, estimating, planning, and schedule control in Oil & Gas Industry
• A highly motivated team player with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong MS Excel and presentation skills
• Strong influencing without authority, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to management / leadership
• Willingness to relocate to Bengaluru
• Willingness and flexibility to travel internationally as per business needs


Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Preferably 4 to 6 years prior oil and gas industry experience
• Experience using analytical tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and Power Query or equivalent
• Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests
• Experience working in client role on oil and gas projects


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