Power Engineers Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls in Syracuse, New York

Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls


State/Territory:New York

Department:Power Delivery Program Controls Group


Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls

POWER Engineers, Inc., one of the nation’s strongest energy-related engineering and environmental consultants, is currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls for any one of our offices in these locations: North Attleboro, MA; Freeport, ME; Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL, Fort Mill, SC.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Project Controls Specialist works closely with the Project Manager in the overall management of the project. This individual must have an intermediate understanding of complex projects and how they work, high levels of cost knowledge, and the ability to interact productively with key members of a project team with a variety of backgrounds. Intermediate level of understanding of Earned Value Management is also a must. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Identify work scope, technical sequencing and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Communicate with various project teams and internal work groups

  • Work with engineering managers to assure the schedule represents the execution plan

  • Report project progress to engineering leads and provide visibility to critical deliverables through regular meetings

  • Utilize look-ahead schedules to help manage the work with internal teams

  • Prepare cost performance and cash flow projections utilizing budget

  • Manage changes and keep teams aware of changes to the budget and schedule

  • Update individual tasks and Project Performance Indicators as indicated on progress updates

  • Review and reconcile contractor invoices for accuracy

  • Ideal candidate should be a self-starter and able to work independently

Required Education/Experience

  • BA in Business, Finance, Accounting, Construction Management

  • Candidate must have 5+ years of professional experience

Desired Education/Experience

  • Electrical utilities and power distribution experience is desirable

  • Candidate should have worked on large programs valued in excess of $100,000,000

  • Certification from AACE or PMI is desirable

  • Oracle, P6 and MS Project knowledge is desirable

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.