PMO Analyst


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Website Universal Plant Services

PMO Analyst

Headquartered in the Houston metropolitan area, Universal Plant Services has 14 full-service facilities spanning the U.S. Gulf Coast, West, and Midwest, making it one of the largest specialty service companies in North America. With our demonstrated commitment and capability to address client needs and requirements wherever their operations occur, UPS offers a world of equipment service capabilities.

For over 30 years, Universal Plant Services (UPS) has been a comprehensive service provider for the energy industry, providing project management, installation, maintenance and repair services for rotating and fixed equipment for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects.

Position Summary:

Universal Plant Services is in search of an experienced PMO Analyst.  This position is responsible for estimating, planning, invoice review, purchasing, job setup and of activities needed for a project. Reviews and approves billings to client.  Coordinates efforts with Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Quality Assurance, and client personnel as required.  Implements all management reports and procedures in accordance with division and corporate guidelines. Monitors schedules, changes, and deviations in scope.  Have the ability to work with multiple discipline projects and demonstrate excellent project management and supervision skills. You should also have excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of a PMO Analyst may include but are not limited to the following items.

  • Preparing, developing, maintaining, and updating budgets, forecasts, and cash flows Revenue projections
  • Maintain Company Client relations
  • Oversee job expenditures
  • Setup of sub-contractors
  • Review and estimate change orders
  • Track job progress
  • Work with internal project stakeholders to gather all relevant information in order to prepare project data sheets, including PMO and other departments as needed
  • Creating frameworks to measure the project’s metrics and data collection.
  • Ensuring the project’s compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs
  • Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals
  • Track material deliveries
  • Assist in project close-out
  • Work closely with all process owners. Manage communication of project progress and status, including communication of assigned activities, with both internal and external (customers, partners, etc.) project team members
  • Promote best practices among teams across all departments without creating silos; drive and develop training for process, tool, automation, and continuous improvement
  • Work with internal project stakeholders to gather all relevant information in order to prepare project data sheets, including PMO and other departments as needed
  • Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments while tracking overtime hours
  • Create and maintain unit-cost database and published cost indices
  • Develop and maintain data regarding trends in availability and cost of services, materials, and commodities in the various regions in which the company operates
  • Must “exercise discretion and independent judgment in performance of intellectual work which is non manual related to management policies or general business operations”
  • Client communication, scheduling, and progressing of projects
  • Developing deliverables packages along with drafting team – Project Plans, Scope documents, tenders, shop- drawings, engineering drawings
  • Attend to other project deliverables and requirements as required
  • Effective communication with project manager(s) and team members on all stages of a project to identify and address problems and bottlenecks
  • Issue 3rd party purchase orders to vendors, and maintain a log of open commitments



  • 3 years’ experience in the Petrochemical Industry or related field.
  • Previous experience working as Superintendent.
  • Must have strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic math/accounting skills
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Good time management skills and organizational skills
  • Analytical thinking, with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to balance timesheets and project costs with a high degree of accuracy


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be willing to attend continued training applicable to job as deemed necessary by Universal Plant Services


  • Must comply with Universal Plant Services Drug and Alcohol Policy


  • Must be able to pass applicable site-specific training
  • Must undertake the appropriate safety training commensurate with their
  • appropriate position, that may include, but is not limited to OSHA 10 Hour,
  • Behavioral Safety Training, Company 15 point Orientation and/or Regional
  • Training (ie Bay Area, Three Rivers, Lake Charles Safety Council, etc)

Tagged as: budget forecasts, Capital Projects, Estimating, job setup, Planning, PMO, Project Compliance, revenue projections, Subcontractor Administration

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume.