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Job Information

AECOM Project Controls Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

United States of America - Arizona, Phoenix

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Analyst to be based in Phoenix, AZ.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

The Project Controls Analyst is responsible for providing daily direction, sound judgement and experience to support multiple Projects / Project managers to meet company and business line defined goals and objectives. Knowledge of and experience with project controls functions such as WBS development, budgeting, change management, cost control, forecasting, revenue recognition and AECOM systems such as APIC, ABC, Oracle and AGIS is preferred.


  • Successful applicant will provide project control and Project Manager assistance for the planning, initiation, execution, monitoring and closeout of projects, including subconsultant procurement assistance, invoice preparation, monitoring of project progress and cost against budget, and assisting Project Managers in identifying and responding to potential issues affecting financial performance

  • Project support activities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create and submit requests for client setup

  • Provide proposal support such as labor rates or estimate support, as needed

  • Prepare and initiate project setup in APIC

  • Provide support to establish WBS and budget per business line guidance

  • Establish invoice requirements and select appropriate standard invoice meeting contract requirements

  • Assist Project Managers in determining progress measurement

  • Support the change management process and forms in alignment with company and contract requirements

  • Assist Project Managers in establishing Purchase Orders and Subcontracts

  • Provide internal cost reporting or work with Project Managers to review internal costs, compare to progress, and help identify and escalate potential issues

  • Support Project Managers in preparing EACs, change orders, and project / task attribute changes in APIC

  • Support Project Manager and participate in Project Review meetings. Provide necessary analysis and support resolution of issues as appropriate

  • Support establishment of the project plan, Healthy Start/Re-Start process, project kickoff with focus on project organization and status (establish the unified file structure, WBS, budget, progress, change management)

  • Monitor and assist with resolving Data Quality issues (EACs, changes to end dates) in APIC

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with cost control processes and tools (e.g. APIC, ABC, AGIS) and accounting rules and requirements.

  • Strong organization, time management and detail-orientation skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247344BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.