CDM Smith is an employee-owned engineering and construction company which provides solutions in water, energy, transportation, and facilities projects for government and private clients. Headquartered in Boston, MA it employs more than 5000 people, working from offices worldwide. As an employer, the company’s goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. The company is seeking to hire passionate individuals from a wide range of professional fields, who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. CDM Smith is committed to the career development of each employee through specifically designed career paths.
Business Unit COR
Job Description CDM Smith is seeking an Entry Project Controls Specialist. Under direct supervision, supports the project delivery team by developing basic cost and schedule baselines; collects and analyzes monthly cost and schedule progress, identifies and assists in analyzing variances for projects of basic complexity; ensures risk reserves are updated and integrated into project financial forecasts; and reports this information in standard formats to leads or management. Supports the implementation of financial controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques. Interfaces with member of the project team and various levels of management. Follows all safety programs.
Supports compliance with internal procedures such as federal/government regulations. Gathers project progress information from project manager and project team members to update and monitor the project of basic complexity. Evaluates and updates data regarding schedule dates, percent complete, resource requirements, subcontractor commitments and project accruals. Reviews schedule progress and productivity of resources with supervisor to ensure accuracy. Develops time-phased project cost and resource forecasts; validates project costs; updates requirements as required. Monitors progress of project deliverables. Performs performance reporting using Earned Value Management. Conducts basic financial analysis which may include variance, risk and profit/loss analyses, etc. Performs routine analyses and may prepare routine financial reports. Documents and assesses the impact of project changes on cost/schedule baselines.
For projects of basic complexity, develops and documents project planning considerations and objectives, scope and milestones to incorporate into the schedule. Under direct supervision, develops, maintains, and analyzes integrated critical path schedules for portions of routine projects and/or portfolio of smaller projects in accordance with contract specifications. Evaluates and raises project early warning signals to project manager in collaboration with lead or manager.
Generates and analyzes earned value reports for basic projects and discusses any observations with supervisor and the project manager. Evaluates project execution and impact of developing trends using prescribed methodologies to determine if project is proceeding within available resources and budget. Drafts client and internal status reports to communicate cost status and documents trends.
Uses appropriate document management protocols to store and retrieve project documentation.
Performs other duties as required.
Job Title Entry Project Controls Specialist
CDM Smith Employment Type Regular
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree.
Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
EEO Statement We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
Job Site Location Georgia - Atlanta
Agency Disclaimer All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required 10%
Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular