Project Controls Engineer

  • location: Madison, WI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour
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Project Controls Engineer

Contract position: Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Lead Project Controls Engineer with 15+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering and scheduling experience on large, heavy industrial plant construction projects. The client prefers candidates with Power Plant or oil/gas EPC project experience. This is a long term contract opportunity in Madison, WI. Per diem provided. **** hourly rate commensurate with experience ****

Responsibilities for the Project Controls Engineer
  • Responsible for the cost control on large power plant construction projects including tracking of project costs and contingency, forecast and risk updates, and support of project/program manager on all cost related matters
  • Monitors all EPC cost components, analyzes budget variances, develops forecasts, and reports on cost
  • Develops owner's cost estimates and reviews cost estimates from contractors for new work as well as change orders.
  • Maintain cost program data bases and metrics and do cost forecasting based on the schedule
  • Performs regular reviews of all risks and opportunities with the project team and manages the updates to the tracking system
  • Coordinate project reporting to clients
  • Prepare and analyze project/program cash flow reports
  • Perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management
  • Scheduling experience utilizing P6
Requirements for the Project Controls Engineer

  • 15+ years Cost Engineering experience working on large, heavy industrial EPC projects
  • 5+ years' experience working in a Lead Cost Engineering role on these projects
  • BS degree in Construction Mgmt., Finance/Accounting or Engineering required (or a related discipline).
  • Must have working knowledge of Cost Management and Earned Value analysis and be able to perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management.
  • Involved and knowledgeable regarding all major EPC contract terms; regularly monitors and analyzes all financial contract terms.
  • Systems: Knowledge of Primavera Unifier or other Document and Cost Management systems, UIPlanner, Cognos and ERP/EPM is a plus. Willingness to learn/master new systems is a must.
  • Comfortable leading/driving complex issues/processes to completion among multiple parties with differing viewpoints.
  • Experience in determining and evaluating progress in accordance with a Schedule of Values
  • Must possess experience in task identification, resource management, project tracking, financial tracking and forecasting

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance plans available, and more
  • PTO program
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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