Project Controls Specialist - Oklahoma City
Burns & McDonnell - Oklahoma City, OK

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Looking for an entrepreneurial opportunity? Burns & McDonnell's newest office has opened in Oklahoma City to better serve our local clients and expand our business. This is a great opportunity to come in on the ground floor of a growing operation with the backing of a more than 100-year-old, employee-owned company with the potential of becoming a major contributor in the development of a project controls group. We are seeking project controls professionals to provide scheduling and cost support to various types of engineering and construction projects including transmission & distribution and process & industrial. This position will be responsible for providing leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff. Strong communication and leadership skills are required to coordinate with staff in other offices. Burns & Mac is a place where your technical, communication, and leadership skills converge to create a unique career opportunity!

The project controls professional is responsible for performing project controls, including planning, estimating, forecasting, scheduling, cost control, schedule control, and project reports. Duties also include developing and maintaining critical path schedules, reporting status, and developing schedule scenarios to present to the project team. Create and maintain generic schedules for use; Input and control resources on the project; Build various other reports including resource histograms, commodity curves, milestone reports. Position is also responsible for look-ahead schedules, earned man-hour reports, project percent complete and target schedules. Will coordinate with Project Managers and provide guidance and instruction to less experienced staff. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction management from an accredited program. Minimum 5 years experience in project controls work on engineering and construction projects, including planning, estimating, forecasting, scheduling, cost control, schedule control, and project reports.

Knowledge and understanding of general construction management processes: experience with engineering & construction projects (schedule management, submittals, RFIs, payments, daily reports, etc.).

Strong knowledge of P6 is required. Proficient computer skills.

While this position would be working mainly in the Oklahoma City office, travel is required to visit job sites. Potential of field assignments in other locations.

Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.





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At Burns & McDonnell, we believe in the power of an entrepreneurial dream. It’s how we began, in 1898, when Clinton Burns and...