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Sr. Project Controls Manager

  1. Corporate
  2. Atlanta, Calverton, Austin, Houston
R-113432

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior Project Controls Manager to join our team in Austin, TX or Houston, TX, Atlanta, GA or Calverton, MD. This position can also be remote.

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Manages staff co-ordination and workload and directly supervises and mentors the project controls team as a subject matter expert.
  • Manages, revises, and maintains status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from design/engineering, material/equipment procurement and deliveries, construction contracts through start-up activities and closeout.
  • Tracks and analyzes the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts using Earned Value methodology Analysis includes forecast and variance analysis (Cost and Schedule), trends, Risk Analysis with evaluation of contingency reserve and developing and maintaining an Issue log.
  • Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management.
  • Establishes a project work breakdown structure in line with industry best practices.
  • Assists in analyzing project control requirements as part of the bid review process to ensure all cost control requirements are incorporated into individual contracts and purchase orders.
  • Interacts with other project groups in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders.
  • Assists in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections.
  • Works with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts.
  • Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution.
  • Assists in early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates.
  • Manages key project indicators and project commercial reports.
  • Manages internal job costing in relation to the fee and services to be provided, resources required and all project reporting including job number, Project Status Report (PSR) and other company reporting policies.
  • Produces forecasts of total project costs, annual costs, and monthly cash flow costs and provides variance analysis and explanations.
  • Manage Risk Management process including driving the identification, evaluation, mitigation and management process of the Risk management.
  • Assists in coordinating engineering and construction activities in conjunction with overall project schedule requirements. Incorporates engineering and construction contractor schedules into overall project schedules.
  • Works with the senior project management staff in ensuring all contract deliverables and deadlines are met.
  • Provides senior level general project management support as necessary (e.g., financial/operational budgeting, consolidation, analysis, forecasting; business development; pricing; billing; key client/consultant relationship management).
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, Finance or a related field, plus ten years relevant experience.
  • Must have strong cost management, scheduling, and project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external engineering, architectural and construction firms, suppliers, the management team and other organizations within client organizations.
  • Must be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status. Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, financial analysis and/or schedules.
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have thorough understanding of different types of contracts (Lump Sum, T&M etc.) and its implications on Project Management and overall project risks.
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software and ERP, Planning & Scheduling, and cost management applications.
  • Experience with Primavera and Microsoft Projects is preferred.
  • Must be adept at managing large dataset, preparing trend curves and performance dashboards and performing statistical and financial analysis in MS Excel or equivalent solution.
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project and Power BI.
  • PMP – Project Management Professional (PMI) or CCP - Certified Cost Professional (AACE) or EVP – Earned Value Professional (AACE) required.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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