Project Controls Analyst II
Company: Buckeye Partners L.P.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. has a proven track record
of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we
apply to safely providing service and value to our customers,
operating under a strong set of values, and empowering our
employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to
environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that
It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies.
Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of
responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to
experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our
career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and
be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.
The Project Controls Analyst II is responsible for managing risk,
schedule and cost control of all assigned projects within the
Engineering and Construction Services (E&CS) group. The analyst
is responsible to support the feasibility team and/or Project
Manager in development of a cost estimate, risk profile, and
schedule at the appropriate level for the project. Once a project
is active, the Project Controls Analyst will continue to track
progress against the baseline schedule, update the schedule or
manage a contract scheduler, track project cost against the
baseline budget or manage a contract cost controls analyst and
generate monthly reports. The Analyst should work with the Project
Manager to anticipate issues and suggest actions to stay on
schedule and budget. In addition, the Analyst may be required to
develop and analyze risk analysis on project estimates/schedules,
and other duties as mentioned but not limited to below.
Train/onboard PMs for project controls functions including cost
tracking, requisitions, invoicing
Supervise contract employees, onboard
Manage a cost and/or schedule portfolio for a program or programs
Manage risk profile for several projects
Facilitate readiness review/TRC meetings
Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
- Cost Control. Assist in the development of estimates for new
projects using past project data and industry standards. Create
cost tracking tools and track project spend against the baseline at
least monthly. Troubleshoot inconsistencies and resolve
inaccuracies. Provide reports and analysis to the Project Manager
and Management to accurately share the status of the project. Make
recommendations for and track contingency usage, supplemental AFEs
and adjustments to the project plan to support an under-budget
completion. Develop and maintain a cost benchmarking tool using
historical project cost.
- Schedule Control. Work with the Project Manager, Project Team
and SMEs to develop a project schedule or manager a contract
scheduler. Update the schedule at a minimum monthly by seeking
updates from the Project Manager, Contractors, Supply Chain and
others. Coordinate with Supply Chain to receive schedules directly
from Contractors whenever possible and imbed those in the overall
Project Schedule. Manage the schedule using the Critical Path
method and provide recommendations for adjustments to the project
plan to support an on-schedule completion.
- Risk Management Control: Create in the development of risk
registers, host facilitated risk reviews with Project Managers and
SMEs for projects. Document risk management data in a consistent
format for continuous improvement. Continue to improve
- Project Controls Initiatives: Manage initiative around project
management tools, techniques, and resources. Manage organization
initiatives that emerge.
- Templates and Processes. Create templates for cost and schedule
control to create consistencies and efficiencies. Save completed
project data to be used as go-by information for future projects.
Continue to improve processes.
- And other duties as assigned.
Education: Preferred BS Degree in Accounting or Engineering. Other
related degrees might be considered with applicable experience.
Experience: 5 - 10 years of experience in projects, 3+ years in
Special skills: proficiency in Microsoft Project and Excel
required, P6 preferred.
Travel Requirements: up to 20% travel.
Certificates & Licenses:
PMP, risk certification, schedule management certification,
contract certification a plus
Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
Ability to work on the project site
Mastery of communication with all levels of the organization
including: management, engineering professionals, plant operators,
maintenance personnel, suppliers, and contractors using the English
Skillful in Microsoft Office suite of software, including fluency
with Microsoft Excel as a tracking and reporting tool
This position requires the ability to safely and successfully
perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other
federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative
and or/quantitative productivity standards.
This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual
attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state
and local standards.
This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.
Physical & Safety Requirements:
This person must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for
Normal office environment
To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess
excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must
be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise
tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal
clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as
well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.
Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus
that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of our
employees and results in innovative ways of reducing costs,
generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving
Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of
choice for the global energy business and one of the nation's
largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and
terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of
expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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