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Project Controls Lead in Whiting, IN at Integrity Trade Services

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Whiting, IN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Direct Hire: Salary is based on experience.
This company is a provider of premier union scaffolding, painting, insulation, shoring, lead and asbestos abatement, fireproofing, and facilities maintenance services in support of capital projects, maintenance, and facility turnarounds.

Position Summary:  The Site Project Controls Lead will work closely with the Site Manager and Joliet Office Project Controls Team to communicate and maintain project schedule and cost to complete projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement project controls tools and methodology

  • Assemble supporting documentation to meet project team and client requests/needs

  • Work closely with the project manager/site manager to ensure that project schedules and associated data accurately represent project health by collecting, monitoring, and evaluating cost, resource, and schedule performance.

  • Track actuals against budgets and conduct variance analyses

  • Forecast and update man hour budgets using a work breakdown structure (WBS) account system; report expenditures outside the budgeted scope

  • Monitor and report on cost control performance; continuously update actual expenditures and forecast budget impact

  • On an ongoing basis, develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading labor hours to schedule activities

  • Analyze project data to identify over and under allocated resources, milestones in jeopardy of being missed, and tasks which are ahead or behind schedule.

  • Assist in monitoring and managing claims and other contractual issues; maintaining change and risk registers, preparing contract change orders

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering or Construction Management or 5 years related experience and/or training with cost controls: budgets, comparisons of actuals to plan, validation of forecasts, variance analysis, cost to complete; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Solid understanding of data management: data extraction, compilation and reporting at different levels of granularity.

  • Must be PC proficient and strong experience with MS Office Suite and most specifically, Excel.

  • Experience with large automated accounting systems and Enterprise Resource Programs (ERPs).

Competencies and Personal Qualities:

  • Problem Solving – Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze information proficiently.  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and acts rationally even when dealing with emotional topics.  Proven capable of developing and implementing cost saving measures.

  • Oral/Written Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.  An active listener, gets clarification from speaker, responds well to questions and participates in group meetings/discussion.  Writes clearly and informatively with no grammatical or spelling errors.

  • Professionalism – Follow instructions, responds to management direction.  Reacts tactfully under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.

  • Dependability –Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with alternate plan.  Shows integrity and discretion when dealing with confidential financial information.  Is responsible, punctual, and reliable.

  • Initiative – Volunteers eagerly.  Works independently.  Takes initiative for self-development.  Seeks increased responsibilities, takes independent actions and calculated risks. Offers suggestions for improvement.

  • Teamwork – Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views.  Provides and accepts welcome feedback, contributes to positive team spirit.  Ability to resolve conflicts in a positive way. Displays passion and optimism.

  • Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities.  Stays on top of current technologies.  Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.  Coaches others.

  • Reasoning Ability – Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving multiple variables.