• Project Controls Specialist

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/1/2018 2:38 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Mine Planning and Engineering
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelors Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity.  From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


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    Project Controls Engineer (Planner / Scheduler)


    Golder Associates is an Engineering Consulting company. This project controls position would be responsible for implementing an integrated project controls approach, which includes scheduling, cost control, and progress and performance analysis. Projects range from small engineering studies to large design and construction projects. Responsibilities may include:

    • Help define executable Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) that aligns schedule, cost control and earned value analysis
    • Provide scheduling support, using MS Project and Primavera P6
    • Analyze cost variances and performance metrics
    • Contribute to proposal efforts
    • Plan and manage project schedules including critical path analysis
    • Help implement change management processes, and track impact on earned value basis and forecast at completion
    • Reconcile accounting information with Excel based Project Controls tools
    • Work closely with project managers, client representatives, and engineering discipline leads to support project delivery


    Job Requirements


    • B.S. in Engineering (Civil, Mining, Mechanical, Chemical, etc.) or Construction Management
    • six months to 5 years of experience in Engineering Design or Heavy Construction
    • Basic understanding of scheduling principles and tools
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills
    • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
    • Strong interest in Scheduling, Project Controls, and Project Management
    • Ability and desire to communicate appropriately with clients and senior staff
    • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team
    • Strong attention to detail


    • Preferred Skills and Attributes:
    • Experience planning and managing projects in MS Project and Primavera P6
    • Clear understanding of Earned Value Analysis in both engineering and construction projects
    • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering  and construction management principles and practices as well as the associated metrics and information flow
    • Experience using a commercially available Cost Control Tool (Prism or Similar)
    • Extensive experience using Excel formulas and macros
    • Engineering design process understanding and heavy industrial construction experience

    Additional Information



    Golder Associates Statement

    Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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