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Job Information

AECOM Sr Project Controls Analyst in San Diego, California

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary


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-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across 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.

Aecom San Diego is looking for a Senior Project Controls Analyst.

The Sr. Project Controls Specialist is responsible, under general supervision, for providing budget, commitment, and cost forecasting support for assigned projects across the Airport Design and Construction (ADC) Group, including the Capital Improvement Program Element, Airport Development Program Element and Airport Support Facilities Element. The successful candidate will have proven cost engineering experience with complex, multi-phase, multi-million dollar airport construction and/or renovation projects.

Job Duties

The Sr. Project Controls Specialist duties include, but are not limited to, the following.

o Monitor budgets for assigned projects.

o Prepare detailed computer-generated cost reports, charts and diagrams.

o Provide analysis and review of cost/budget expenditures.

o Maintain cost control reports.

o Interpret project schedules in order to model cash flow forecasts.

o Promptly report anticipated cost overages or other unsatisfactory cost elements

o Update contract commitments, reconcile and analyze actual expenditures, perform budget transfers, monitor trend status and maintain continuity of WBS structure in PM Web.

o Maintain liaison with data processing in developing support for network calculations, printouts and cost reports, and other cost related services

o Perform cost-to-complete analysis for all cost elements within a project taking into consideration staffing plans, contract commitments, expenditures to date, change orders and trends.

o Attend project meeting to provide Project Management with current financial information and trend log regarding potential impacts to project budget or forecast.

o Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develops creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.

o Review contractor and sub-consultant task orders to ensure necessary budget and/or contract capacity exists.

o Analyze change order values against current budget and prepare reconciliations to include in the current forecast at completion.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor Degree + 6 years of related experience in project controls (YORE) or AA/AS + 8 YORE or HS/GED + 10 YORE

Valid Driving license required

Preferred Qualifications

o Ideally 10+ years of related experience in cost planning/controls on engineering and/or construction projects are required, preferably airport related construction and/or renovation.

o Experience with Microsoft Office required, e.g. Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.

o Experience and understanding of cost engineering methodology, techniques and procedures.

o Experience with program management information systems such as PM Web.

o Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale, complex projects. Experience with Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Progressive Design Build, and Construction Management at Risk delivery methods is desirable.

o Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and the ability to communicate progress to both technical- and management-level personnel.

o Ability work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus.

o Capability to assume additional responsibilities.

o Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment.

o Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position.

o Effective oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues to a non-technical audience.

o Sponsorship is not available for this role

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 Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242603BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

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.