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Cost & Schedule Analyst

Lemont, IL 60439

Posted: 05/29/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-4221547931

Job Description

Job Summary:

This position serves to primarily focus on the refinery’s capital project portfolio as it relates to project schedules and costs. Basic scheduling functions include the development and continual maintenance (progress updates, task and logic changes, etc.) of capital project schedules. Basic cost functions include the analysis, forecasting and reporting of costs such that the project team and management is aware of budget variances, trends, and performance throughout the project life cycle. Position serves to provide timely and predictable information to support required changes to achieve desired outcomes.

Job Duties

  1. Primary: Set-up capital project schedules and perform schedule updates (formal updates done monthly) within Primavera software working primarily with the respective project engineer/project team
  2. Secondary: Set-up each capital project within Lemont’s proprietary Controls System to support the forecasting of project costs. Activities include:
    • Load costs from estimating software
    • (estimates done by others) into standard work breakdown structure (set of cost codes)
    • Spread costs by month by cost code based on budget, schedule performance, cost commitments, material delivery timing, service invoice timing and discussions primarily with the project engineer
    • Reforecast costs monthly once prior month actual costs are automatically loaded from SAP into the various cost codes. Note – once the project is transitioned to construction, majority of construction cost code forecasting is done by others
    • Ensure standard suite of corporate reports are updated timely and accurately
  3. Support the development of the annual medium-term plan and capital budget deliverables
  4. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Refinery Controls Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required plus minimum of 5 years related experience or 8 years of related experience in lieu of degree
  • Advanced knowledge of developing, progressing, and analyzing project schedules within Primavera software
  • Advanced knowledge of cost analysis, forecasting and reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of cost accounting and SAP
  • General knowledge of refinery construction activities
  • Advanced computer skills relating to Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and management skills
  • Valid Driver's License
  • TWIC or ability to obtain TWIC
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