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Project Services Analyst

Location: 

The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  615

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:

Western Midstream seeks a Project Controls Analyst to join the Engineering & Construction team located in The Woodlands, Texas office. The position will support the schedule and cost control efforts for projects in West Texas. Experience in oil and gas, or applicable construction capital projects is required. The ideal candidate for this position will be capable of self-performing all of the project controls required to support all phases of the project life cycle, while also providing reporting and analysis to drive decision making.

 

Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) or more years of relevant work experience with upstream or midstream capital projects; other industrial construction acceptable.
  • Proficient with Primavera P6, Ares Prism, and SAP.
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Extreme attention to details and data integrity.
  • Desire to drive the development, implementation, and maintenance of effective cost control and scheduling programs.
  • A fundamental knowledge of production, compression, pumping, treating, processing, and produced water disposal facilities and pipeline infrastructure is a plus.
  • Understanding of industry safety principles and their application at a construction location.
  • Ability to prepare work breakdown and cost breakdown structures based on project scope, in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Competency in earned value management.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring strong work ethics.
  • Ability to communicate analysis findings and required recovery plan activities to management through concise written reports and clear verbal/visual presentations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage budgets, and monitor spending.
  • Define, create, and maintain project work breakdown and cost breakdown structures, working closely with engineering team.
  • Track and report up-to-date construction project costs, EACs, and variances.
  • Track incurred and forecasted cost vs authorized funding and identify needed supplements, as necessary.
  • Prepare reports to lead monthly accrual and reforecast meetings to update WES management teams and coordinate with accounting teams.
  • Support the preparation of monthly accruals and forecasts for all managed projects.
  • Create and maintain scope change log and ensure scope change process adherence.
  • Utilize detailed project schedules to develop cost time-phased data forecasts
  • Develop consolidated baseline schedules which support the project execution team.
  • Track construction progress and provide periodic schedule updates to stakeholders.
  • Oversee project construction schedule to highlight any anomalies and providing detailed analysis as required.
  • Maintain highly effective and productive relationship with company Construction team, Land team, Contractor representatives, and producer contacts ensuring that all interested parties are informed and involved in planning activities as appropriate.
  • Create, maintain, and distribute routine bi-weekly and monthly reports associated with all assigned construction project expenses.
  • Prepare detailed ad-hoc reports.
  • Participate in contractor selection process by providing feedback on contractor’s previous performance.
  • Commit and take action to make sure every employee and contractor goes home safe every day.
  • Exhibit WES’s core values of Servant Leadership, Empowerment, Customer Focus, Belief in Each Other, Integrity, and Positive Work Environment.

 

Education:

 

Bachelor’s degree required.

Grade and salary will be commensurate with relevant education and experience.

 

Certification/Licenses:

Valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

 

Relocation:

This position is not eligible for relocation. 

 

Travel Requirements:
Travel will be required up to 25%. Most travel will be to field locations in the Permian Basin in West Texas.

 

Work Schedule:
This position will work 9 hours Monday – Thursday and 4 hours on Friday. The position will rotate weekly between working from home and the office. Must have the ability to work from home while accessing corporate IT systems remotely.

 

 

Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

 

Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.


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