Huntington Ingalls Industries Project Controls Manager in HOUSTON, Texas

Project Controls Manager

Location: TX, Houston (Loop Central)

Position Category: Project Controls

Requisition ID: 890

Last Updated: 11/21/18 9:10 AM

# of Openings: 1

Salary Range:


UniversalPegasus International currently has an opening for a Project Controls Manager in Houston, Texas.

As a Project Controls Manager you will be responsible for managing personnel resource tracking, utilization, career development, and training of project cost control personnel. You will also be responsible for utilizing a wide, diversified knowledge of project controls activities, drawing upon extensive experience and exposure to various types of projects and clients. You will be called on to act as a subject matter expert (SME) with the accounting and cost control tools.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for personnel assignment, department administration and managing departmental utilization.

  • Provide guidance, direction and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

  • Interface with clients, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and provide statistical and managerial reports.

  • Perform QA/QC checks on deliverables to clients.

  • Responsible for assuring compliance with company policy and procedure.

  • Responsible for the integrity and accuracy of cost and scheduling data utilized in the preparation of reports.

  • Responsible for detecting, troubleshooting and providing corrective action plans for operational deficiencies within cost control systems.

  • Participate in internal management, client and project management review meetings upon request.

  • Ensure the preparation and revision of department procedures, policies and training programs.

  • Participate in corporate initiatives led by upper management.

  • Responsible for implementing and adhering to corporate safety protocols.

  • Personnel management to include hiring, mentoring, coaching/counseling, terminating, training and performance planning.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to functionally use, design and manage scheduling and cost tools and procedures.

  • Advanced knowledge of cost, schedule, change management, and earned value concepts and processes.

  • Ability to initiate teamwork, exercise good judgment, lead, organize and prioritize project work load for self and others.

  • Ability to communicate project cost control, planning and scheduling requirements to a variety of audiences.

  • Advanced level analytical skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Project Management Processes (PMI), cost, scheduling, and change management.

  • Knowledge of estimating processes, resource allocations, cost control processes and overhead allocations.

  • Ability to understand technical issues with the organization’s cost control tools and participate in issue resolution.

  • Ability to understand technical issues with the organization’s timekeeping and expense system (TESS) and participate in issue resolution.

  • Independent decision making.

  • Ability to train and mentor employees.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required.

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.

  • AACEi certification is preferred.

  • 10-15 years of experience related to project controls.

  • Solid knowledge of the onshore and offshore engineering and design industry.

  • Pipeline Construction experience is preferred.

  • Experience using PRISM and TILOS software is a plus.

  • JD Edwards and Primavera Enterprise software (version P6) experience preferred.

  • Microsoft Office experience required.


The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, dental, and vision, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, 401k, PTO, and educational assistance.

UniversalPegasus International is a leading provider of engineering, project management, survey, inspection, and construction management solutions to the energy industry worldwide. Built on a 50-year heritage, UniversalPegasus provides quality, safety, innovation and client service, and delivers unmatched expertise and value to oil, gas and power clients around the globe. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, UniversalPegasus has offices in major energy centers worldwide. For additional information about UniversalPegasus International please visit our web site at at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Veterans and disabled are welcome.

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