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Beatriz Michael <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:32:48 -0400
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For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air 
and turned it into ways to make food taste better, plants operate more 
cleanly and efficiently, breathing easier - in short, to make all our 
lives better.  A global leader in industrial gases and high-performance 
coatings, Praxair has 26,000 employees and does business in more than 50 
countries.

Praxair in The Woodlands, TX is currently seeking an Entry level and 
Senior level Project Controls Engineer (PCE). Responsibilties will include 
but not limited to all aspects of project control and reporting, including 
project change management. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

•Responsible for monitoring and controlling project expenditure including 
verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and 
subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and 
properly recorded
•Ensure effective project cost reporting from the creation of WBS with the 
use of project management system to monitor the status of all purchases, 
invoicing and delivery up to the closure of the project.
•Coordinate and work with the project management team to resolve project 
cost issues to ensure the delivery/completion of the project work in line 
with project objectives
•Attend project meetings and discussions with the project management team 
and external clients
•Prepare cost reports (budgets, forecasts, expenditures, commitments) for 
the project team and for management’s review on a monthly basis to ensure 
that expenditures are kept within the project budget
•Develop monthly expenditure and commitment forecasts
•Provide cost control and planning advice to the project team as and when 
required
•Administers the project change control process for their Stewardship area
•Support Project Engineers in developing, reviewing and maintaining 
project schedule
•Applies PMI principles in the execution of required tasks and tools 
development/improvements
•Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as required to support project team and 
the Project Controls Manager

Qualifications and Experience

•Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management (preferred), 
Engineering, Technology 
•Strong Information Technology skills including proficiency with Microsoft 
Excel, PowerPoint and Word
•Knowledge in the use of MS Project is highly advantageous
•Adaptability to changing priorities
•Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests
•Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills, meticulous, mature, 
proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative
•Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision


Please submit your resumes to Beatriz Michael at 
[log in to unmask] or by applying at www.praxair.com/careers 

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