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Project Controls Manager

Location: Houston, TX

Department: Engineering and Construction

Reports To: Vice President, Engineering and Construction

Salary Range: $150,000-225,000

About Us

Formed in 2020, Humble is focused on solutions to transform energy markets by delivering sustainable and scalable low-carbon solutions to accelerate the net-zero future. Leveraging decades of midstream energy experience, the Humble team is positioned to lead in the development and operation of clean hydrogen, clean ammonia, and carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) projects. Through thoughtful planning and execution, Humble is known for its performance, flexibility, transparency and risk mitigation. For additional information see our website at

On May 6, 2022, Humble and Enbridge USA Inc. announced the joint development of a world class hydrogen and ammonia production facility at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center including CCUS, capable of producing very low carbon products for the Gulf Coast and export.

Position Summary

  • Reporting to the Vice President, Engineering and Construction, the Project Controls Manager has responsibility for all Project Controls functions on the project, including planning, scheduling, estimating, cost / schedule reporting, cost / schedule analysis, and cost / schedule forecasting.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

      • Function as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Project Controls.
      • Establish Project Controls strategy.
      • Establish Project Controls plans and procedures, as required.
      • Develop or manage Contractor(s) to develop the following FEL-2 deliverables: 
        • Project Controls plan, work breakdown structure (WBS)
        • Level 1 schedule by WBS, basis of schedule
        • FEL-3 schedule execution plan, Level 3 schedule, basis of schedule, schedule risk analysis
        • Estimate execution plan, Class 4 estimate, basis of estimate
        • Reporting plan, reporting calendar, bi-weekly progress reports, monthly progress reports.
      • Develop or manage Contractor(s) to develop the following FEL-3 deliverables: 
        • EPC schedule execution plan, Level 3 schedule, basis of schedule, schedule risk analysis, monthly schedule report & analyses,
        • Estimate execution plan, Class 3 estimate, basis of estimate, estimate contingency, event contingency
        • Monthly cost report & analyses.
      • Develop, update, and maintain project schedules with project manager and team input in Primavera P6, Microsoft Project or other project management software platforms.
      • Perform reviews of baseline and periodic schedule updates for compliance with project objectives.
      • Performs cost analysis, spend tracking, and earned value reporting to monitor project costs and revenue and forecast final financial outcomes.
      • Works with project management team and project controls team to ensure accurate and timely reporting of cost information.
      • Ensure that assignments are executed with technical proficiency, accuracy, and professionalism.
      • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site.

      Supervisory Duties

      Manage direct-hire and contractor Project Controls Specialists, as required.

      Job Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s or Associates degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering, Finance, Accounting or related field preferred.
        • 5 years engineering and/or construction project control experience preferred.
        • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
        • Knowledge of accounting principles, including construction accounting, preferred.
        • Proper attitude and work ethic are essential, must be willing to work extra time as needed to accomplish objectives.
        • Proficient in Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel required. Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe) required.
        • Candidates should be familiar with interpreting construction drawings, specifications, contracts, estimating and take-offs, and as-built drawings.
        • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment. Must be able to work somewhat independently and ask questions and seek out information if needed to complete assigned tasks.
        • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities and possess the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.
        • Ability to work with a team, take directions from supervisor(s), high degree of attention to details, follow work rules, prioritize work schedule and adhere to established work schedules
        • Ability to identify and establish expectations in an employee/employer relationship (subordinate/manager)
        • Solid communication, motivation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to cost control projects that will include working with individuals with varying disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels

        Working Conditions

          • Requires sitting and walking throughout most of the day.

          Work Environment

            • Requires sitting and walking throughout most of the day
            • Primarily in an office environment, on project site or other vendor locations to be determined, with opportunities for occasional work at home
            • Job will require some travel to Ingleside, Texas and other vendor locations as necessary
            • Fulltime position with benefits

            We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

            This job description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

            This Job Description does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.