Project Controls Analyst

Benicia, CA | Full-Time

Business Line: Charge
Location: Benicia, CA
Travel: Infrequent
Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Analytics Manager
Posted: November 24, 2021

Charge is seeking driven, detail oriented team players who are looking to further develop their knowledge and careers in Project Controls


Project Controls Analyst will be responsible to provide project controls support to the Project Managers in various engineering and construction projects. The successful candidate should be familiar with knowhow of various construction software such as Oracle Primavera P6, Heavy Bid, Heavy Job, Unifier, and On-Screen Takeoff etc.

The duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Schedule Development and Analysis:

  • In coordination with Project manager, and project team, develop resource and cost loaded project baseline schedule and forecast
  • Create, maintain, and update construction schedules in Primavera P6
  • Document, monitor, and communicate project milestone, and risks with appropriate stakeholders
  • Prepare and maintain companywide labor resource schedule and provide insights into capacity and demand forecast

Cost Plan Development and Analysis:

  • Create, maintain, and update monthly project forecast budgets
  • Prepare various cost to complete and field production reports. Prepare project performance analysis, cost, and schedule status reports.
  • Prepare and review project budget with project managers in Heavy Bid, and Heavy Job software
  • Assist project managers in preparing and maintain cost to complete in Heavy Job and recommend corrective action when forecast exceed approved budget
  • Input data into various programs and prepare various cost and forecasting reports
  • Provide project manager with monthly report of project costs and/or schedule information including variance analysis according to an agreed upon level of detail and prioritization.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Construction Management, Engineering, or any related field.
  • 2- to 5-years cost engineering experience with 1- to 3-years in direct support of an active construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale, complex projects; including developing and managing a progress reporting methodology for a complicated design effort. Experience with Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk delivery methods is desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a large-scale cost reporting system such as HCSS is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and the ability to communicate progress to both technical- and management-level personnel.
  • Experience with appropriate software tools (Primavera P6, Heavy Bid, Heavy Job, OnScreen Takeoff, and RS Means)
  • Ability to work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus.
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