Sr. Project Control Engineer/Specialist - Cost Controls

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Principal Project Controls Engineer/Specialist - (Cost) - Annapolis Junction, MD
Parsons offers the U.S. Government qualified and clearable personnel to solve engineering, intelligence, information technology, facility, environmental, and energy needs. Our staff has supported mission-critical, homeland security, installation/base optimization, range sustainability, space exploration, unexploded ordnance cleanup, missile defense, and disaster relief programs both here and around the globe. We excel in delivering to mission-critical expectations. Parsons makes the world a safer place.
Develops, implements and maintains cost control, and/or provides centralized planning and scheduling function on smaller construction projects worth less than $10 million total installed cost, or assists a more senior Project Control Engineer/Specialist with assigned segments of larger projects. At this level, the Project Control Engineer/
Specialist has sufficient training, technical expertise and familiarity with company policies and procedures to work mostly independently on assigned projects.
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems, with respect to costs/finances on the project. Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
Prepares graphs, diagrams, and other exhibits to illustrate cost status and forecast requirements for Project Management and client.
Performs analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.
Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control. May participate in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.
May lead a team who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs and performance. Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel. Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Identifies, reconciles, and explains cost and schedule variances across departments and systems. Provides early identification of deviations from budget, through scope change, trending and analysis. .Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
May serve as a Chief Project Control Engineer, if project requirements dictate.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

4-year degree in Engineering, Business or Construction Management (or related field) and 5-10 years of related project cost controls work experience. Prefer candidates with experience managing costs/financials for facility construction/facility upgrade projects valued at up to $10M.

Prefer experience in Project controls for facility construction and facility upgrades.

Prefer experience with PRISM and CostPoint.

US Citizenship required. Must have or have ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance with full scope polygraph examination. Prefer local candidates.
Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Excel, and Primavera.
Leadership potential, as well as familiarity with industry practices is required.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide-as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons' employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

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