Project Controls Coordinator III


Houston, TX, US, 77068

Lake Superior Consulting is hiring a Project Controls Coordinator III at our client location in Houston, TX (Westheimer Court).


This is a full-time contract role; the initial terms are one year with a possibility for renewal. Benefits are included during the contract time including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with match, PTO etc. Apply today for immediate consideration!


The position estimates costs for future projects and tracks costs of existing projects. This position is recognized as an expert on cost in relation to the order of operations for pipeline and station construction. This position receives limited direction from the supervisor, work is not reviewed on a regular basis, and the position consults with the supervisor primarily for Company or departmental vision clarifications. This position leads other contract personnel in basic, intermediate, and advanced functions in the job family.


  • Work with the Superintendent or Coordinator to develop a projected schedule for proposed project and use it to estimate the cost.
  • Serve as route code owners and service receipt confirmers in the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Responsible for the preparation of all field-initiated Service Release Orders (SROs). Works with the Contract Management Group to ensure that prime contracts include the proper WBS account coding for work performed.
  • Process invoices, track ongoing costs, and maintain a cash flow forecast for current projects. Anticipate variances and report them to the Superintendents, Project Managers and Cost Coordinators.
  • Report accruals on monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Interpret complex schedules to derive cost implications.
  • Interfaces with Project Management, Project Controls and field personnel.
  • Interpret daily construction reports, NDE reports, survey reports, and other technical construction information for cost implications.
  • Work with the Office Clerk, Contract Analyst, or Contract Conformance Specialist to ensure correct close-out of contract invoices. Processes partial and final retainage releases for construction contracts.
  • Provide guidance to the field Cost Analysts, Office Clerks, and others as required on cost-related matters.


Position Requirements:

  • The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a financial or technical field.
  • The position requires demonstrated experience in the natural gas industry, or eight (8) CE II , or ten (10) CE III, years of estimating and/or cost tracking experience, and familiarity with gas pipeline construction.
  • The position requires demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Excel to analyze large data sets.
  • The position also requires demonstrated knowledge of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and account coding.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in natural gas field construction in one or more of the following roles: Office Clerk, Material Clerk, Survey Inspector, Materials Inspector/Clerk/Coordinator.
  • Diversified experience consolidating field cost data and mapping to various enterprise cost management programs.
  • Fundamental knowledge of: Microsoft Project, project scheduling, construction contracting strategies. 
  • Advanced knowledge of: Microsoft Excel, one or more ERP Systems.

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen our critical energy infrastructure. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC provides integrity management solutions and engineering services to meet the increasing needs of our US and Canadian client base.

LSC's focus is on the Energy industry we serve today while evolving our technologies and services to meet the clean energy initiatives of tomorrow. Our talented team of technical professionals serves the Liquids and Natural Gas, Mining, Water and Wastewater, Renewables, and Manufacturing industries. 


Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Houston