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Project Controls Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA
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Job Opening - Project Controls Engineer - Cedar Rapids, IA

Project Controls Engineer

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Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Controls Engineer with 7-10 years of cost analysis/cost engineering and scheduling experience on large, heavy industrial plant construction projects. The client prefers candidates with Power Plant EPC project experience. This is a long term contract opportunity in Cedar Rapids, IA. 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
  • Maintain engineering & construction project schedules using Oracle Primavera P6 in support of power generation EPC projects

Requirements for the Project Controls Engineer

  • 7-10 years combined experience in project planning, project scheduling, cost engineering (project accounting, budgeting & forecasting), progress measurement & overall project controls for heavy industrial EPC 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


  • Engineering

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