Project Control Specialist (Cost)

at Parsons Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Job Description:

Parsons has a pending contract to be a part of PMO organization for a pharmaceutical client located in Chicago Metro, IL. We’re looking for talented Project controls resources who are well experienced in cost, schedule and change controls.


Develops, establishes, and maintains all aspects of the cost control effort and/or the planning/scheduling effort on one or more of the larger, more complex and demanding projects. Incumbent utilizes his/her broad experience, expertise, and exposure to various types of company projects and clients.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and typically 15+ years of related work experience (20+ years experience highly preferred) .

+ Full understanding of the project controls operating model employed by key partner firms within the EPCM+CQV workspace.

+ Proficiency in cost budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes, with knowledge of cost-processing systems like Contruent, EcoSys, etc

+ Ability to support the internal Client reporting calendar and reporting requirements.

+ Expertise in Progress Measurement using EVM, including quantity-based EVM within partner work environments and financially based EVM.

+ Familiarity with Progress Measurement methodologies in engineering, construction, and CQV service environments, including CPI/SPI analyses.

+ Thorough comprehension of industry standards and guidelines related to Project Controls subject matter.

+ Proactive alignment with partners regarding standard implementation, development of Project Controls plans, and compliance with invoice management processes.

+ Ability to collaborate with partners to ensure Monthly Reports encompass all necessary Project Controls information, including Cost, Schedule, EVM, Change Management, and Risk Management.

+ Proficient in Project Controls standards, including Estimating, Cost Management, Schedule Management, Progress Measurement, Change Management, Risk Management, WBS/CBS/SBS, Cash-Flow (VOWD), and Benchmarking.

+ Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite. Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity, as well as familiarity with industry practices.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

+ Experience in Project Controls within the Pharma environment would be preferred but not required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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Job Posting: JC258902560

Posted On: Apr 26, 2024

Updated On: Jun 19, 2024

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