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.
Bluebeam Revu (preferred)
Taking and uploading digital photographs
Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
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