Project Cost Controller

  • location: Jackson, MI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $50 per hour

job description

Project Cost Controller

job summary:
Large utility is looking for a Project Cost Controller in Jackson, MI. Responsible for monitoring and managing the safety, project costs during the construction phase for a project and reports directly to the Cost Controls Lead while serving the Project Manager and working closely with the Construction Manager & Field Leaders affected by this scope of work.


  • Prefer a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, project or construction management
  • 2+ years cost controlling (billing, change orders and materials logistics) experience for large scale construction projects
  • Microsoft Excel Experience Required
  • SAP Experience strongly Preferred
  • Communications skills are also key for this position, as cost controllers must communicate effectively with both upper management and subordinates
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Project Cost Controllers with certifications from AACE or PMI are preferable
Will offer per diem but will be remote for a while! Apply Now! 
location: Jackson, Michigan
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Monitor and manage project costs during the constructions phase.
  • Verify and approve all work site travel, per diem and miscellaneous invoices.
  • Review the coding of timesheets, invoices, etc. for accuracy as well as ensuring that adequate tracking of quantities and production is done on a weekly basis.
  • Monitor daily cost of manpower, equipment and materials on the construction site.
  • Analyze and communicate with suppliers for needed materials and equipment on job sites.
  • Prepare quarterly project forecasts based on extensive knowledge of the ongoing construction as well as input from other members of the project team

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Excel
  • SAP
  • Cost Management
  • Change Control
  • Contracts
  • Forecasting
  • Project Management

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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