AECOM Project Controls Specialist in San Diego, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144961BR

Position Title Project Controls Specialist

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City San Diego

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Environment

Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Controls Specialist for immediate employment for the San Diego, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Performs project controls activities and assists project team with overall project management in the tracking, forecasting, analysis, and reporting of project costs, schedules, and key performance indicators

  • Monitors adherence to all contractual obligations

  • Reviews contracts for understanding of scope, fee, schedule, and deliverables, and all other contractual obligations

  • Assists in the development of a work breakdown structure for control and integrity of work to be performed as and defined by the contract

  • Monitors and analyzes project costs, commitments, accruals, and changes, and takes corrective action where necessary

  • Identifies trends and deviations to project team with recommended courses of action

  • Assists in the estimate at completion forecasts based on costs to date, future work effort, and progress against schedules

  • Provides guidance, direction, recommendations, and specialized assistance to project managers for the resolution of complex project control problems and contractual courses of action

  • Assists in project close-out activities

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly spreadsheet skills and ability to quickly learn new computer applications including Oracle-based proprietary programs

  • Ability to create and maintain complex spreadsheets and documents

  • Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy

  • Willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives

  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of project management and/or scheduling software a plus

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 http://www.aecom.com/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.