AECOM Project Controls Cost Analyst II in Houston, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147476BR

Position Title Project Controls Cost Analyst II

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City Houston

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary


DUTIES: Develop comprehensive project cost analysis for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction projects, including cost estimating, budgeting, and forecasting, scope variance and trend analysis, profit and loss margin analysis, progress and performance measurement, earned value management, analysis of cash flow projections, and resource and staffing plan projections. Monitor and analyze core project metrics and key performance indicators. Identify key variations and cumulative impacts to plan. Develop actionable insights such as risk and opportunity assessment, mitigation plans, and ‘what-if’ scenario analysis. Prepare project weekly and monthly reports including time-phased expenditure forecasts, variance analysis, scope change management, cost and schedule impact of changes and trends, earnings and margin analysis, and critical points in project funding to senior management . Track project progress, growth, wage rates, productivity, and cost & schedule performance indices (CPI / SPI). Assist in creating and maintaining work and cost breakdown structures (WBS/CBS), code of accounts, project cost / schedule baselines. Manage cost database ARES PRISM G2 to analyze data and build cost forecasts, and time-phased trend models. Interface with accounting and business teams in financial planning and invoice audit process. Use earned value management techniques for monitoring progress and analyzing performance factors, thus enabling accurate forecasts. Manage change management process, develop change requests, estimate cost impacts of changes and trends, and track potential change order disposition logs. Participate in interactive project planning workshops and initial P6 integration. Develop and report on project schedule milestones, critical path activities, and schedule float analysis using scheduling tool Primavera P6. Employs integrated cost and schedule control via collaboration of tools Primavera P6 with ARES PRISM G2.

Minimum Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Position requires a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field with an emphasis on Construction Engineering and Management and 1 year of experience in the job offered or 1 year of experience involving: cost control, estimating, budgeting, forecasting, scope variance and trend analysis, change management, profit and loss margin analysis, staffing plan projections, cash flow projections; project progress measurement and earned value management, analysis of core project metrics and key performance indicators including cost and schedule performance indices (CPI and SPI); Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS), Code of Accounts, analysis of project cost including expenditures, wage rates, productivity, and funding; risk and opportunity assessment, mitigation plans, ‘what-if’ scenario analysis, collaboration for invoicing and financial planning; schedule development including estimating activity durations, establishing work sequences, schedule logic, milestones, critical path, float, and time-phased resource plan; use of cost database management system ARES PRISM G2 including time-phased budgeting, cost forecast and trend modeling ; use of scheduling tools Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project including integration of Primavera P6 with ARES PRISM G2

CONTACT: NaVonne Parson, HR Specialist, AECOM, 4840 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23060. Please refer to job #KCLK-A7WKMM

Preferred Qualifications None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.