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Project Controls Specialist
Ref No.: 18-13698
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Role: Project Controls Specialist
Location: Kansas City, MO
Duration: 1+ Year

Additional Information:
  • Location in KC office with occasional trips to Joplin through September.
  • October – December more frequent trips to Joplin-shifting to more time with client. January through August 100% in Joplin.
  • Expenses for trips through end of 2018
  • Per Diem while on field assignment

  • The Staff Project Controls Specialist will be responsible for leading the project controls processes with the internal project management team to execute project deliverables within budget and schedule.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts.
  • Responsible for schedule management, earned value management and cost management.
  • Responsible for engineering, procurement and construction planning, scheduling, logistics and cost control.
  • Analyze project controls reports, present findings and provide recommendations to the project controls team.
  • Ensure project set-up in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software.
  • Analyze data; review logs; and run reports in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software or other tools.
  • Set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts.
  • Manage the internal Enterprise Planning & Controls software.
  • Responsible for the review of upstream (prime contract) / downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.
  • Report accurate updates to cost reports or forecasts.
  • Develop and present a cash flow report.
  • Develop Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.
  • Create schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.
  • Ensure the entry of logic ties within the schedules.
  • Create various schedule reports and determine appropriate reporting format.
  • Consult with project controls team on schedule progress.
  • Responsible for monitoring resource loading of a schedule.
  • Develop and present earned value tracking document.
  • Analyze and report on data from Oracle Primavera P6.
  • Develop pre-programmed project scheduling reports in P6 and review and analyze back-up documentation for accuracy.
  • Manage integrated data from one program to another.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.
  • Serves as a point of contact for technical questions from APM's, PM's, Lead Engineers, or Construction staff.
  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • A minimum of 4 years of direct project controls experience.
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6.
  • May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.
  • Willingness to accept long term field assignments.