Senior Cost Controls Professional

  • Job Reference: 462851964-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Jacobs
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact

We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you're interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 ranked most admired engineering / construction company in the world, and the industry's best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious Project Controls professional in Portland OR, to support our Program Management Team.

As a key member of our Portland OR collaborative program support team, you'll will have the chance to work on project teams using your expertise in forecasting, change management, cost management, project budget analysis, project earn value measurement tracking, risk management, proposals, cashflow and reporting tools. You will assist with managing the overall program cost controls and reporting function by providing client management, updates, and presentations at all levels of management.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

Job Description

Project controls professional who has substantial experience in the subject areas of project controls, earned value control, cost control, and change control
  • Thoroughly understand the principles of cost control, planning/scheduling, and estimating. Understand the relationships between the project controls functions-estimating, planning/scheduling, cost control, and risk management.
  • Actively review and understand the key aspects of the project contract. With the guidance of lead project control staff, assist with cost controls, planning/scheduling, and estimating activities that support the overall proposal strategy or project requirements.
  • Develop and maintain cross-discipline relationships within the project team.
  • Execute proper controls to proactively support, monitor, and communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours, and quantities for projects within a specific business group.
  • Define the aspects and relationships of risk, cost, and quantities on the project. Identify and document specific areas of risk and key quantities, and their effect on cost. Follow through on these items to improve the opportunity for success.
  • Implement a project-specific change control procedure. Support the project team with change identification, documentation, and costing.
  • Collect and input timely and accurate cost data for cost report development.
  • Consolidate performance data to support performance measurement, data analysis, and cost forecasting.
  • Develop accurate and timely project cost forecasts with the participation of other project controls lead staff. Forecasts should be valued and used to contribute to the overall control of the project.
Here's What You'll Need
  • BS in Construction, Engineering, Business Management, or other related fields is preferred
  • 4-6 years of related experience is required
  • Experience in using and understanding earned value progress required
  • Experience in project controls, commercial operations, with emphasis on project controls and financial issues
Ideally, Here's What You'll Also Have
  • Primavera P6 resource and cost loading experience
  • Skills with Excel Macro level, Databases (MS Access), Power BI and dashboard development
  • MS Project experience
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