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Project Controls Specialist - Remote Opportunity

Company: Stantec
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Project Controls Specialist - Remote Opportunity - ( 23000244 )
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Your Opportunity
Stantec is seeking a Project Controls Specialist with a solid background in project controls functions. The Project Controls Specialist is a key point of contact for numerous internal and external stakeholders. You will be responsible for all aspects of the position as outlined below.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Providing budget, contract, and financial management support to project managers

  • Understanding contract terms and assisting project managers with maintaining the life cycle of projects per client requirements and company guidelines

  • Coordinating with project accounting staff to ensure invoices are submitted per established timelines and contractual requirements

  • Providing support to diverse groups at all levels of management

  • Auditing project management reports for financial impacts and provisions for gross profit optimization

  • Assisting project managers with monthly forecasts and financial estimates

  • Supporting project managers with project/program enterprise structures, i.e.: work breakdown structures, and cost breakdown structures as part of project budgeting and setup

  • Performing and managing all budget and cost control functions

  • Preparing month-end reports, variance reports, and ad hoc reports as required

  • Performing analytics and interpreting project/program data for continuous improvement

  • Preparing financial reconciliations as required

  • Training, managing, or mentoring others

  • Administrating the use of project management information systems in the areas such as budget/cost control, document control, reporting

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • Experience in cost controls including budgeting, forecasting, and earned value management

    • Understanding of contract terms

    • Working knowledge of project accounting methods and requirements

    • Understanding of principles and methods related to earned value management

    • Experience in working with and providing support to diverse groups at all levels of management

    • Proficient user of MS Project and SQL /SharePoint applications is a plus

    • Master user of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically desired: expertise in MS Excel)

    • Detail-oriented, organized, and proven time management skills

    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

    • Ability to see the "big picture" and use common sense to make decisions

    • Ability and desire to build trusting, long-term relationships with stakeholders

    • Understanding of project accounting methods and requirements

    • Coordinate internal and external business processes to meet the requirements of both

      Education and Experience
      BS degree or relevant technical college program
      5 years of experience in project/program controls, project management, or project accounting
      Experience working in a consulting or project management environment is strongly preferred
      Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
      This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
      Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
      Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):
      Salary Range(s):
      38.89 - 56.39 (CA, CO locations only)
      The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.
      Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
      Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
      Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento
      Other Locations : United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Oregon-Portland
      Organization : BC-2391 EnvSvcs-US Project Support
      Employee Status : Regular
      Job Level : Individual Contributor
      Travel : No
      Schedule : Full-time
      Job Posting : May 16, 2023, 2:18:39 PM
      Req ID: 23000244
      Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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