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Project Controls Manager

  1. Atlanta
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Project Controls Manager

Project Controls Manager

Why join us?

We are Hiring! Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA Project Controls Group as a Project Controls Manager. This candidate provides oversight and support of the cost and schedule control functions of a significant project or program, including budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, systems management, contract compliance, schedule management, and billing/invoicing/accounts payable coordination and review.

About Us

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Provides guidance and consultation to Project and Construction Managers with general financial management of design and construction projects.
  • Acts as liaison between Finance and Operations.
  • Manages KPIs, including reporting and providing analysis to drive decision making.
  • Supports schedule management and provides guidance to the Project Scheduler.
  • Supervises the implementation of Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures for control and integrity of work to be performed as defined by the contract.
  • Analyzes variances in cost and schedule performance against the plan and communicates the reasons for the issuance of variance and proposed mitigation plans to Project Management.
  • Provides regular, timely updates on project status to senior leadership.
  • Ensures projects are executed in accordance with contractual requirements, Program Management Plan and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Organizes project reviews throughout the life of each project.
  • Participates in the design and back-end support for dashboard-level reporting of project and program cost, schedule, and performance metrics.
  • Assists in the development of Program Planned Value utilizing cost-loaded CPM software.
  • Creates project and program level cost and schedule reports.
  • Supports document control best practices.

What will you contribute?

  • 10-15 years project controls experience in a large construction project or program setting
  • Bachelors Degree in Management, Finance, Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Advanced understanding of project accounting methods
  • Advanced understanding of project risk management requirements
  • Exposure to Power BI
  • Knowledge CPM scheduling methods and software (P6 primarily)
  • MS Suite, with emphasis on Excel

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.


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