Country

  • Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024

Contact

Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Construction SIte Planner & Cost Controller

February 1, 2024

Job Description

SPL – CONSTRUCTION SITE PLANNER & COST CONTROLLER

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

Site Planning:

  • Develop and update comprehensive project schedules, incorporating all construction activities, maintenance tasks, and installation procedures.
  • Analyze project scope and break it down into manageable work packages, defining dependencies and durations.
  • Allocate resources (manpower, equipment, materials) efficiently based on schedule requirements and budget constraints.
  • Monitor and track progress against planned schedules, identifying deviations and implementing corrective actions promptly.
  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders regarding schedule updates and potential delays.
  • Prepare and present clear and concise project schedules using specialized software and visualizations.

Cost Control:

  • Develop and implement a robust cost control system for the project, aligning with company standards and industry best practices.
  • Prepare    detailed    cost    estimates    for    all    construction activities, materials, equipment, and labor.
  • Monitor actual costs against estimates and budgets, identifying variances and potential cost overruns early.
  • Analyze reasons for cost deviations and propose corrective actions, such as value engineering or sourcing alternatives.
  • Manage project budget, track expenditures, and prepare cost reports for stakeholders.
  • Negotiate with vendors and subcontractors to optimize costs while maintaining quality standards.
  • Ensure accurate and timely invoicing and payment processes.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in pre-construction planning and risk assessment processes.
  • Coordinate with engineers, construction managers, and other project team members to ensure seamless execution.
  • Manage project documentation, including schedules, reports, and cost control records.
  • Oversee construction safety procedures and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Maintain a positive and collaborative work environment within the project team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction site planning and/or cost control, preferably in oil and gas or crude refining projects.
  • Strong understanding of construction scheduling methods, resource allocation techniques, and cost estimating principles.
  • Proficient in construction planning software (e.g., Primavera P6, MS Project) and cost control tools.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with strong time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of crude refining processes and construction methods specific to the project.
  • Experience with risk management and cost forecasting techniques.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Understanding of construction contracts and procurement procedures.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills.

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