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Project Controls Specialist II (Cost)

Raleigh, NC 27601

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 547347 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

  • This individual will be expected to work with a small team of Project Controls Analysts and Schedulers.
  • This position will perform cost analysis, forecasting and reporting for a portfolio of projects budgeted anywhere from $10M to $20M annual spend, comparing monthly actuals to the project baseline, identifying variances, while simultaneously monitoring the projects’ baseline plans and the fiscal budget.
  • This position will work in partnership with a more experienced Project Controls lead.
  • This work will require advanced Excel skills because all cost workbooks and reporting are based in Excel.
  • A basic understanding of budgets, direct and indirect labor charges, accruals, overheads, amortization, allocations are a critical knowledge requirement.
  • The individual selected for this role must have strong technical skills and the proven ability to integrate large amounts of data from multiple databases or systems.
  • Proven ability to analyze data is required.
  • This is the intermediate level of the Project Controls classification hierarchy.
  • Workers at this level are responsible for initiating and completing routine aspects of project control assignments with general oversight.
  • Workers effectively apply fundamental project controls principles and procedures to work that is fairly complex and varied.
  • They have an understanding of associated project controls software.
  • This position typically is assigned to multiple Green I or Green II projects per the Project Management Center of Excellence Project Profile Matrix.

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a two-year college or university - business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of project controls experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of project controls experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Working knowledge of project controls principles.
  • Working Knowledge to Proficiency with project management, project controls concepts, computer applications such as scheduling software, financial tools, spreadsheets; proven collaborative team member.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university -business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent.
  • PMI or AACE certification (the following or equivalent are acceptable - PMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, AACE-CCC, AACE-PSP, AACE-CEP, AACE-EVP).
  • Software such as MS Project, Primavera, Business Objects, Passport, MS Office Suite, Prolog, Visio, Powerplant, Emax, PeopleSoft.
  • The Project Controls Specialist II may have relationships with individuals of varying levels in various organizations.
  • Project teams of external Suppliers Vendors. 
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