Project Controls Lead

Boston, Massachusetts
05 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
BI 0000ZW
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 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 client's 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 Buildings & Infrastructure Americas business unit of Jacobs Engineering in the Boston, MA office is currently in the search for a Project Controls Lead to add to their team. The position will report directly to the Operations Manager.
A qualified candidate's duties and responsibilities are as follows:

• Support Local Management, Project Executives and Project Managers with Operational Project Reviews (OPRs).
• Develop, monitor, track, analyze, forecast, and report on project budgets, estimates to complete, commitments, expenditures, project progress and productivity, work plans and schedules, projects cost at completion, WBS cost coding, subcontracts, and change management.
• Assure Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) analysis is performed as required by Jacobs' General Standard Operating Procedures (GSOP).
• Provide support for project pricing
• Perform risk analysis on cost and schedule and recommend usage of contingency.
• Assure change management systems and processes are implemented and followed.
• Identify potential project problems early, report issues and problems to operations leadership, and work with project teams to address and implement recovery plans.
• Coordinate activities and services with corporate support groups including human resources, accounting, legal, contracts management, procurement and safety


• Minimum of 10 years related experience is required
• BS or BA in Cost Management, Engineering, Project Management, Accounting or Finance preferred.
• Proficient computer skills using MS Office tools and the most current project management software programs. Proficient Excel skills are a must.
• Good verbal and written communications skills and a desire to work with details.
• People skills necessary for managing and leading a small team with some members located in different offices. Relationship skills that include adaptability, diplomacy and fortitude to resolve complex issues and address differences of opinions.
• The ability to build consensus amongst peers.
• Experience in engineering/design and construction of publicly and privately funded projects.
• Experience and understanding of Federal Acquisition Rules (FAR) requirements.
• Experience with Primavera's Expedition, Contract Manager or P6 is a plus.
• Experience and understanding of state agencies as well as previous experience with consulting engineering is a plus.