Project Controls Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


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ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region.  

  • ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics. 
  • ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.
  • The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

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What role you will play in our team


The Project Controls Engineer (PCE) 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. PCE has capability to execute the technical tasks as well as lead contractors in doing them. In addition to technical ability, a PCE should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. This is an office-based position in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

What will you do


Primary Job Functions


  1. Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise:
  • 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.
  • Lead the cost and schedule estimates for various Gate reviews and participate in the preparation of Gate packages.
  • Mentor junior project controls engineers and ensure the technical quality and timeliness of work.
  • Serve as a link to the Project Services Common Skill Center organization; gain alignment for support and approval of key deliverables (i.e. Estimates Development Plans, Estimates, etc.)·Develop and maintain the Project Controls related plans and procedures.
  • Ensure implementation of the stewardship process identify and champion process improvements.
  • 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.
  • Serve as the budget custodian, lead financial close-out of the project and participate in other project close-out activities.



  1. 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 to ensure overall project status is assessed, potential problem areas are identified.
  • Analyze trends, prepare forecasts, opportunities and vulnerabilities.
  • Administer the project change control process and communicate implication of changes. Steward the overall Change Management process:


  1. 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.


  1. Develop cost and schedule estimates to support opportunity assessments, Project funding, Project reviews, and ad hoc requests.

About you


Skills and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management from a recognized university
  • Minimum 3 years of experience project controls focused on cost control, estimating, planning, and schedule control in Oil & Gas or Construction Industry
  • Preferred: Experience in working in Brownfield oil and gas environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • Strong MS Excel and presentation skills
  • Strong influencing without authority, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication 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
  • Willingness to work on portfolio of small to midsize Brownfield projects.
  • Willingness to work in shift eg: 1.30 pm to 10.30 pm IST and should be an Indian national.


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience :


  • Preferably 3 + 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

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility

Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

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