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Black & Veatch Senior Cost Engineer / Project Controls Sr Analyst in Santiago, Chile

Senior Cost Engineer / Project Controls Sr Analyst

Date: Nov 9, 2023


Santiago, RM, CL

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Summary

Senior level position assigned to either a role in Cost Engineering, Project Controls or a combination (Cost & Scheduling). Under general supervision, competently performs all aspects of cost analysis, and field project assignments according to training, capability and experience. Provides some guidance to less experienced project controls personnel. May act in capacity of a “lead person”.

Minimum Qualifications

Six or more years of relevant Cost Control in engineering and/or construction companies. Planning & Scheduling experience adds to the role. Experience in Home Office or Field Office.English & Spanish is a must.

Key Responsibilities

Demonstrates the capability of leading the project control function of a project and able to influence internal and external clients. Lead facilitator of project forecasts. Recognizes issues and advises project team or JV partners on matters affecting project execution. Supports proposal efforts.


  • May leadproject cost controls team to prepare baseline cost deliverables.

  • Leads and analyses monthly/quarterly reports.

  • Leads quantity mgmt reporting.

  • Leads change mgmt program.

  • Applies key scheduling processes.


  • May lead project controls scheduling team in plan & schedule preparation.

  • Interfaces with JV partners for Planning and Scheduling activities.

  • Ensures constructability is part of planning process.

  • Applies in key cost control processes.

PJC Leadership:

  • May lead a team of project control professionals.

  • Coordinates planning and cost control functions on less complex projects after baseline in place.

  • Ensures systems are in place to know work status and identify issues proactively.

  • Interfaces with management team to identify issues.

  • As applicable advises field teams and HO PCM on matters affecting project success.

  • As applicable able to lead/direct PJC activities with JV and S/C construction partners.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer five-year Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management.


None specified

Work Environment/Physical Demands

May involve fieldwork.Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing, writing, reaching, climbing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, walking and standing for extended periods of time.


Plans and aligns

Optimizes work processes

Builds effective teams

Directs work


Drives engagement

Salary Plan

PJC: Project Control

Job Grade


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