• Project Controls Analyst

    AECOM Arlington, VA 22212

    Job #2229318843

  • Job Summary

    AECOM is seeking a Project Control Analyst to be based in Arlington, VA.

    At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

    We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, transforming skylines, and our work helps people and communities thrive.

    Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

    Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

    We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds, and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

    We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

    When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

    The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Develops knowledge of scope control and change management.

    • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts, and principles.

    • Introduced to financial terminology, measures, concepts, and principles for analysis of financial data.

    • Exposed to processes that increase recognition of financial impact of various project actions.

    • Exposure to WBS concepts and principles.

    • Research data for subsequent use in analyzing cost and schedule analysis.

    • Developing ability to use drawings and specifications.

    • Exposed to progress/performance data and associated concepts and principles. Assists in the collection of progress data and review of performance trends.

    • Develops knowledge of earned value concepts, principles and methodology.

    • Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.

    • Provides support for tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures.

    • Prepares or assists in cost estimates for each project phase conceptual, schematic design, design development and construction documents

    • Develops knowledge in preparing cost estimates in UNIFORMAT II and CSI format

    • Ability to concentrate in one or more of the estimating disciplines, including architecture, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, civil and structural

    • Prepares or assists in the preparation of order-of-magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques

    • Performs cost comparison analyses between in-house estimates and contractor proposals

    • Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate appropriateness of budgets

    • Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for cost estimates

    • Performs local market unit price research for all construction disciplines through Subcontractor and supply chain.

    • Prepares project and discipline estimate summaries in AECOM and Client formats

    • Prepares detailed quantity take-offs on design and construction documents as required utilizing software such as BlueBeam Xtreme or Extreme, On-Screen Take-off, etc.

    • Provides technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders.

    • Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools

    • Develops knowledge in the estimate reconciliation process with the project team

    • Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates and analysis of subcontractor bids etc. for projects

    • Maintains consistent and period communications with project stakeholders

    Minimum Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:

    • 2+ years of experience of progressive construction cost estimating experience.

    • Bachelor' degree in engineering, architecture, or construction

    • Must have an understanding of construction means, methods, and sequences

    • Demonstrated knowledge of RS Means, NECA, and other industry standard cost estimating reference books

    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to manage work requests on multiple projects at the same time

    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to read and interpret contract requirements and to read engineering drawings

    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing

    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Products Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Familiarity with crew and production based estimating

    • Prior field project engineering experience

    • Prior experience in new building construction and renovation retail projects.

    What We Offer

    We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

    We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

    When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

    Job Category Program and Project Management

    Business Line PPM

    Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

    Country United States of America

    Position Status Full Time

    Requisition/Vacancy No. 269255BR

    Virtual: No

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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