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Project Controls/Scheduler - Engineering

Company: Yates
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Project Controls/Scheduler - Engineering

Location: Birmingham, AL

Yates is proud to be an industry leader in construction and engineering services. To be a top of class organization, Yates is dedicated to hiring individuals who understand the importance of safety; instills integrity in all aspects of their lives; are passionate about what they do; and committed to providing value to our clients.

Skills and Experience:

Senior level position that will work either as lead on large engineering projects or small projects to perform engineering cost and scheduling responsibilities. Will be responsible for the assembling and analyzing of project information and preparing understandable documents which serve as a tool to eliminate design discrepancies and problems, while improving the efficient planning and scheduling of projects. Will develop Level 1, 2, 3 schedules with the project team. Will monitor projects in accordance to set schedules based on departmental procedures. Will be responsible for the input, analysis, and monitoring of engineering job cost and work-hours. Will develop internal and external reports describing project status. Work will require application of planning/scheduling and cost techniques and methods based on level of experience and will involve substantial evaluation, analysis, and modification of such standards in problem-solving efforts.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP cost management tools
  • Strong working knowledge of Primavera 6
  • Working knowledge of programs such as Excel, and Word
  • Well-rounded base of knowledge in engineering or construction disciplines
  • 7-10 years previous industrial engineering or construction experience is required
  • B.S. Degree - Construction Management, Engineering, or Business Administration preferred Essential Job Duties:
    • Coordinate development and implementation of project work breakdown structure (WBS)
    • Coordinate and develop appropriate control budgets consistent with project estimate and WBS
    • Implement and monitor costs within each project stage and for entire project until completion or close-out
    • Collect and compile progress and cost data, and develop cost-control worksheets and reports for review by project team
    • Review financial data related to accruals, invoice payments, purchase orders and material deliveries and other financial data
    • Provide cost input and implement the cost element of change management procedure
    • Coordinate and develop project work-in-place, commitment and estimate at complete forecasts
    • Develop and issue various reports
    • Develop and maintain productivity database and reports Key Markets:
      • Pulp and Paper
      • Chemical
      • Power
      • Heavy Civil

        The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE/Vets/Disabilities/M/F

        Yates performs heavy construction and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

        Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
        Phone: 205-940-4126

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

        If you want to view the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal poster, please choose your language: English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese

        English - Spanish - Chinese

        If you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the link: English

Keywords: Yates, Birmingham , Project Controls/Scheduler - Engineering, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

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