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AECOM Senior Project Controls Analyst in Austin, Texas

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

This position is an exciting opportunity to join one of AECOM’s most cutting-edge engineering groups. AECOM Process Technologies provides specialized, engineered solutions that advance environmental sustainability and overcome the regulatory and operational challenges facing industry today. What sets us apart is our investment in research and development (R&D) and endless quest for meeting our clients’ current and pending needs while minimizing costs and associated risk. We strive to provide process-based solutions with an often innovative approach to traditional project delivery.

Our scope of services span from consulting to detailed design and from conceptual development through turnkey project delivery. Our expertise encompasses numerous environmentally focused areas: Air Pollution Control; Alternative Fuels; Carbon Capture & Sequestration; CCGT Modernization; Long-duration Energy Storage; PFAS Treatability; Process Development & Implementation; Site Remediation; Solid Waste & Byproduct Management; and Water Management and Wastewater Treatment . Typical projects are throughout North America and can range in value from $100,000 to $100,000,000, and can encompass all phases of project execution, including engineering, procurement and construction.

Job Description

Job Description

Overall, the Senior Project Controls Analyst plays an integral role in ensuring all assigned client projects succeed in attaining their financial, schedule, and performance targets as defined by the client contract and internal AECOM expectations. Specifics include:

  • Establish project budgets from proposal estimate.

  • Coordinate with other project personnel to develop effective WBS structures.

  • Coordinate with junior project controls to set up projects timely and accurately in the project accounting system.

  • Prepare regular cost reports which include tracking actual costs as well as committed costs for subs/vendors against budgets. Update forecasts based on progress assessed thru earned value, discussions with project team and other tools.

  • Prepare and maintain engineering and/or construction earned value reports.

  • Ensure timely creation and maintenance of project schedules using, in most cases, Primavera P6.

  • Ensure schedule coordination with project management, engineering, procurement, construction, and external clients. Use resource loaded schedule for staffing forecasting and reporting of earned value. Provide critical path analysis, identify problem areas, and create work-around solutions.

  • Communicate effectively the results of cost and schedule analyses with PM and other project leaders. Identify issues, successes, and develop project recovery plans when required.

  • Identify out of scope work items and maintain internal change log. Create change notice and change order requests to be presented to client, including estimated cost and schedule impacts.

  • Review and recommend action on change order claims from vendors and subcontractors.

  • Lead meetings with internal project teams, vendors/subcontractors, and external clients.

  • Assist Project Managers in establishing Purchase Orders and Subcontracts and monitoring subcontractor or vendor spending against their commitments and budget, raising any issues or concerns.

  • Liaise with subcontractors regarding progress, schedules, contract administration, etc.

  • Develop and maintain project cash flow.

  • Review client invoices for accuracy.

  • Prepare and submit monthly reports for internal and external clients.

  • Read and understand client contracts and subcontracts; particularly as related to scope, schedule, budget and risk. Coordinate with project manager to ensure all procedures are in place to meet contractual requirements.


Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS + 6 years of experience related to project controls with the extensive use of computer software scheduling and cost tracking tools.

  • Ability to pass MVR check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management or related field experience with 10+ years of relevant project controls experience in the industrial or power sector

  • Demonstrated experience performing project controls duties successfully on alternative delivery projects that involve procurement of engineered equipment and/or construction.

  • Proven experience developing resource loaded schedules in Primavera P6

  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills.

  • Detailed knowledge of project planning and scheduling methods, practices, and earned value.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook)

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Occasional site travel required as needed.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10078966

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management