Turnaround Cost Control Lead - Martinez CA

Shell - California - Martinez Refinery

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Job ID 60088BR

Scheduled turnaround downtimes are characterized by complete unit outages scheduled well in advance of the actual downtime for the purpose of significant unit mechanical repair.  The Turnaround Cost Control Lead’s primary focus is to track event costs during all phases of turnaround preparation and execution.

  • Oversee Schedulers and Cost Controller/Admins.
  • Establishes processes, practices & tools to effectively track planning progress progress and costs
  • Provide support as the Primavera Superuser for the Turnaround department.
  • Perform regular schedule mechanics and quality checks.
  • Maintain planning and scheduling basis documents.
  • Monitor latest estimate cost creep following scope freeze
  • Develop and update addenda/DWR rundown curve
  • Develop/maintain & update latest estimate (LE) for Turnarounds, Maintenance Projects and Fixed Bed Catalyst.
  • Assist with man-power and overhead planning for all resources for TA & FBC & MP.
  • Assist with labor rates validations in Primavera based on past turnarounds and latest contracts.
  • Support Turnaround Manager/Event Managers in developing long term turnaround estimates through FID quality estimates
  • Works interactively with project team members to accurately maintain & update cost
  • Identifying project accruals that follow the accounting guidelines.
  • Assist Finance through management and retirement of all TA and FBC assets.
  • Assist TA Manager with CAPEX estimates and Solomon reporting.
  • Develop management reports for TA Events
  • Support Project Controls Lead on Estimate and Schedule Challenge, Scope and Schedule Optimization and Turnaround Assurance Reviews
  • Assist with developing proratables agreement with Turnaround Manager/Event Managers
  • Provide support as the GSAP Superuser for the Turnaround department.
  • Align the Cost Breakdown Structure in GSAP to the P6 Work Breakdown Structure to ensure costs are managed at a granular level for analysis.
  • Ensure funding is available; Purchase Orders and invoices are issued and paid in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile cost control estimate versus spend during the Turnaround
  • Generate management reports with complete analysis on schedule, cost and productivity variance from plan in collaboration with Field Coordinators
  • Review critical path reports and report trends
  • Assures progress reporting is accurate
  • Work closely with contractors to ensure sevice entry sheets (SES’s) are accurate and complete for work orders and billing
  • Forecast cost for TA, FBC, & MP.
  • Assist with management of contractor man-power
  • Perform contract audits on contractor invoices/SES.
Post Turnaround
  • Assist with project closeout report and KPIs for head office reporting
  • Assist with issuing “Statement of Final Account” (SOFA) and validate final billing
  • Update and maintain historical cost database.
Participate in turnaround critique

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 15, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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