Senior Cost Controls Professional
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the 'why' of
what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions
bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities
delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to
enabling the connection of people through all modes of
transportation and providing access to technology - we're
integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the
smart environments of tomorrow.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers
you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -
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We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative
and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If youre interested in a long
and rewarding career working with the #1 ranked most admired
engineering / construction company in the world, and the industrys
best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you
belong. We are looking for a driven and curious Project Controls
professional in Portland OR, to support our Program Management
As a key member of our Portland OR collaborative program support
team, youll will have the chance to work on project teams using
your expertise in forecasting, change management, cost management,
project budget analysis, project earn value measurement tracking,
risk management, proposals, cashflow and reporting tools. You will
assist with managing the overall program cost controls and
reporting function by providing client management, updates, and
presentations at all levels of management.
Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your
skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company,
with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.
Project controls professional who has substantial experience in the
subject areas of project controls, earned value control, cost
control, and change control
- Thoroughly understand the principles of cost control,
planning/scheduling, and estimating. Understand the relationships
between the project controls functionsestimating,
planning/scheduling, cost control, and risk management.
- Actively review and understand the key aspects of the project
contract. With the guidance of lead project control staff, assist
with cost controls, planning/scheduling, and estimating activities
that support the overall proposal strategy or project
- Develop and maintain cross-discipline relationships within the
- Execute proper controls to proactively support, monitor, and
communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours,
and quantities for projects within a specific business group.
- Define the aspects and relationships of risk, cost, and
quantities on the project. Identify and document specific areas of
risk and key quantities, and their effect on cost. Follow through
on these items to improve the opportunity for success.
- Implement a project-specific change control procedure. Support
the project team with change identification, documentation, and
- Collect and input timely and accurate cost data for cost report
- Consolidate performance data to support performance
measurement, data analysis, and cost forecasting.
- Develop accurate and timely project cost forecasts with the
participation of other project controls lead staff. Forecasts
should be valued and used to contribute to the overall control of
the project. Heres What Youll Need
- BS in Construction, Engineering, Business Management, or other
related fields is preferred
- 4-6 years of related experience is required
- Experience in using and understanding earned value progress
- Experience in project controls, commercial operations, with
emphasis on project controls and financial issues
Ideally, Heres What Youll Also Have
- Primavera P6 resource and cost loading experience
- Skills with Excel Macro level, Databases (MS Access), Power BI
and dashboard development
- MS Project experience
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qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
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to the Executive Order requiring companies who support U.S.
government contracts to ensure their covered employees are fully
COVID-19 vaccinated or approved for a legally-entitled medical or
Full vaccination is NOT required at this time for positions that
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not require performance of work in a Jacobs office, and that do not
have full vaccination as a client requirement where work is
performed at a client site.
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