Project Controls Analyst

Engineering & Construction
January 20, 2022
NA, Southeast
Job Type


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing and/or maintaining the reporting systems for project controls assignments. It performs complex aspects of individual project estimating, scheduling, change documentation and cost control while reporting up to the Project Director, Project

Manager, or designee. The Project Controls Analyst is a critical position as the expert of at least one of the project controls core competency areas: Scheduling, Estimating, Cost Analyst. This position supports Project Managers and Project Directors on projects and programs of varying size and complexity. Project Controls Analyst will be expected to lead and direct the set up and reviews of the project controls status (cost, contract, WBS, schedule, resource, etc.).


Using prescribed methods and tools, the position is responsible for performing primary aspects of project control assignments. The position is considered a technical, SME, support position and requires college level reasoning via formal education or work experience. It requires understanding and application of basic project controls principles. This position must be proficient with various computer applications with analytics that relate to schedule, cost, and risk. This position requires proficient to expert use, understanding and application of project controls principles and associated project controls software tools.


Duties & Responsibilities (including by not limited to): 

Lead Development / Generation of Periodic Project Controls Reporting

Provide leadership in development and generation of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly project controls reports.  Responsible for gathering, verifying, validating, and analyzing data in support of project controls reporting.  Responsible for distributing and archiving project controls reports as appropriate. In addition, provide presentation quality report and be available to present if needed to project team/management team.


Lead and Perform Change Control

Track and manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and cost baseline.  Identify, assess, gain approval for, and distribute change requests, change notices and/or change orders in a manner compliant with internal governance standards and terms and conditions of relevant contracts (as appropriate). Lead team through audit reviews and reporting.


Oversee Project Controls Benchmarking and Self-Assessment Initiatives

Assist in scheduling and carrying out benchmarking and self-assessment initiatives relevant to project controls and the types of projects typically managed by the project controls group.  Identify  and communicate improvement opportunities, adoption of best practices and counter measures to address gaps in performance.


Expertise in Project Controls Methodologies.

Leads development and maintenance of WBS, project schedules, cost estimates, track and trend cash flow reports, change control documentation (scope, cost or schedule) and/or any reports associated with project controls. Tracks and reports project status performs variance, earned value and critical path analyses at a level appropriate for the project.


Create and Maintain Project Estimate

Work with Estimator(s) to create or create project cost estimate in order to establish effective cost controls management.  Assure that project estimate includes all necessary raw materials, resource & labor rates, manufactured materials & equipment as well as current industry data relative to project scope.  Manage the estimate according to YII Estimating Procedures and review cycle.


Effective Team Participation

The Project Controls Analyst is responsible for maintaining effective relationships with customers, supports the resolution of quality issues and complete assignments (proposals, project tasks, reports, etc.) within negotiated budgets and schedules.



10+ years field experience in the commercial construction industry

Bachelor’s degree in related field (preferred)

PMI or PMP certification is a plus

AACE certification is a plus

Expertise/Mastery with project management & project controls concepts, computer applications, and analytics.

Budget management experience

Proficiency with the following

MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, etc.)

Primavera (P6) (preferred)

Blueprint reading – ability to interpret and build accordingly.

Procore (preferred)

Bluebeam Revu (preferred)

Smartsheet (preferred)

Taking and uploading digital photographs

Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

Physical Criteria

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Ability to respond quickly to sounds

Ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces

Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations

Ability to safely climb ladders

Ability to climb stairs while carrying 25 pounds

Ability to work in extreme weather

Ability to wear personal protective gear correctly most of the day OHSA 10 or 30 Certification

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