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Project Controls Technical Specialist II

Company: Hargrove Engineers & Constructors
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

**What You'll Be Doing**
Hargrove is currently seeking a talented Project Controls specialist to join our Team in Birmingham, AL. The Project Controls Teammate will generally be responsible for planning and scheduling heavy industrial engineering projects, monitoring project costs and/or estimating projects. Work will be performed under minimal supervision.
**Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:**
+ Developing schedules and analysis for contract packages to forecast construction activities and identify coordination issues where safety and schedule can potentially be in conflict.
+ Developing, monitoring and updating schedules by obtaining updates through meetings, construction coordination interviews and field verification.
+ Complete understanding of Earned Value and Project Productivity.
+ Monitoring and maintaining the change notice/change order management system. Assisting in facilitating weekly change notice hearings and change committee meetings.
+ Developing estimates for construction projects including but not limited to estimates associated with change notices.
+ Developing and maintaining the cost system including reconciling commitments, change orders, contractor invoices and producing cost reports.
+ Developing, monitoring, and updating schedules. Establishing a progressive system for projects.
+ Assisting clients and teammates in developing construction and contract strategies for constructability of projects as it pertains to logistics and safety.
+ Assisting in quantity analysis for the duration of activities and for estimating purposes.
+ Interacting and leading Project Controls efforts with clients, contractors and internal teammates on projects and Hargrove required management direction within the Project Controls discipline.
**Ideal Background**
**Education:** High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Construction Science, Building Science or related field is highly preferred.
**Certification:** AACE International or Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is highly preferred.
**Experience:** This position requires 15 or more years of relevant industrial experience in planning, scheduling, cost control and estimating.
**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:**
+ Knowledge and application of company business standards and good practices.
+ Extreme attention to detail.
+ Possesses a comprehensive understanding of the function of all engineering disciplines.
+ Understanding of existing and potential customer deliverable expectations and preferences.
+ Ability to set priorities.
+ Ability to effectively discuss and correspond with engineering disciplines and/or contractors to ascertain and understand pertinent information concerning schedules, scopes of work, estimates and/or project costs.
+ Coaching and mentoring skills and experience.
+ Excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.
+ Excellent presentation skills.
+ Excellent organizational skills.
+ Knowledge of other disciplines deliverable development to ensure coordination of efforts.
+ Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all project controls deliverables.
+ Ability to develop a construction cost estimate, a detailed engineering schedule and a man-hour budget for a small project or an area for a larger project.
+ Ability to determine construction material quantities.
+ Experienced in estimating and scheduling professional service hours and assessing the progress and quality of project controls work. Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks.
+ Proficient in the use of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project scheduling software and Timberline Estimating software.
+ Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
+ Ability to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.
**Who We Are**
Hargrove Engineers & Constructors supplies unparalleledservicesin engineering, procurement, construction management, and technical servicesin the industrial, commercial, and government sectors. With over 2,000 Teammates across theUS,webuild long-term support relationships intheenergy generation, manufacturing, research and development, and process-heavyindustryin on-site support arrangements, in plant-level small projects and consulting roles, and in larger capital projects.
Hargroves key operating principle is to provide the Right People, in the Right Place, at the Right Time. We believe that relationships and partnering togetherprovidethe best results and long-term benefits for our clients.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Hargrove. Were happy to discussflexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and the business.
**Hargrove Culture**
We work to create an environment founded on trust, personal integrity, and a team mentality so that each person understands the value of their contributions both on a project and company-wide level. We know that each person on our team contributes to the success of our company by pairing expertise and passion to meet and exceed the needs of the clients we serve across the globe.
Our safety culture protects and promotes the well-being of every person who works with us and every person touched by our work.
**Equal Opportunity Employment Statement:**
Hargrove is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sexual identity, marital or family status), disability, military service or obligations, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Hargrove is a drug-free workplace.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
**ID** _2023-9011_
**Category** _Project Controls_
**Type** _Regular_
**Location : City** _Birmingham_
**_Location : State/Province_** _AL_

Keywords: Hargrove Engineers & Constructors, Birmingham , Project Controls Technical Specialist II, IT / Software / Systems , Birmingham, Alabama

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