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  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • Chicago
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  • 3 - 6 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Project Controls Specialist - ( BI 0005BB )


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth

opportunities while delivering global solutions to our clients local programs

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top

Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies

The Project Controls Specialist is accountable for timely and accurate input of data, thorough and accurate review and analysis of defined cost and budget

elements, and timely and accurate document production


The duties of a Project Controls Specialist are set out below, but also include any other reasonable activity as directed from time to time

Working as part of a larger Joint Venture (JV) Project Controls Team, you will assist in company specific internal project controls as well as external

client project controls reporting

Interface with project and Joint Venture accountants for invoicing and billing the company labor and expenses

Develop, monitor, track, analyze, forecast, and report on the contract/project budget, estimates to complete, commitments, expenditures, and projects cost

at completion

Assist with the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) cost coding and budgeting on a yearly basis

Support in the development of any subcontracts required

Support the Project Manager with Operational Project Reviews (OPRs)

Support the Project Manager with quarterly forecast on projects

Review of expenditure details, expenses and labor charges, identifying incorrect charges, and commencement of the charge correction process

Review, process and track sub-consultant invoices and expenditures

Coordinate activities and services with corporate support groups including human resources, accounting, legal, contracts management, procurement and safety

Preparation of spreadsheets and a wide variety of routine cost analyses, cash flow, and other cost related evaluations

Other project controls duties as assigned


At least 3 years experience in a project controls or related function is required

Proficient computer skills using MS Office tools Proficient Excel skills are a must

Good verbal and written communications skills and a desire to work with details

BS or BA in Cost Management, Project Management, Construction Management, Accounting or Finance preferred


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that youll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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