Project Controls Manager - Aviation & Terminals
Faithful & Gould - Houston, TX

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Faithful+Gould is a leading project management consultancy protecting and maximizing our clients’ interests in the planning and delivery of projects. Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 60 years, we provide a blend of services to the public and private sectors. We are dedicated to providing innovative solutions by combining professional knowledge and skills with our diverse employees to deliver ‘constructive expertise’ to every project. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships, while striving to optimize our clients’ project planning, delivery and operations, regardless of the size, environment or industry. Time and again, we are complimented on our depth of resources and expertise across multiple geographic markets coupled with the ability to provide the personal service of a local firm. Our expert and unique approach is focused on enhancing the value of each project with our services to clients in the automotive, aviation and transport, commercial property, education, energy, food and beverage, government and defense, health care, infrastructure and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in New York, Faithful+Gould employs more than 500 professionals in offices throughout North America, and we are a member of the Atkins group of companies, one of the world’s leading engineering and design consulting firms.
We have a current opportunity in Houston, Texas for Project Controls specialists with aviation and airport project experience. These mid to senior level consultants will implement procedures for schedule and cost control budgets, monitor progress, track actual expenditures and develop forecasts as needed, and be responsible for all aspects of project cost management.
These positions are suitable for Houston based candidates only as there is no relocation or per diem funding available.

Some typical duties and responsibilities of our project controls role will include:

Manages, revises, and maintains status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from design/engineering, material/equipment procurement and deliveries, construction contracts through start-up activities and closeout.

Tracks and analyzes the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts.

Analysis includes forecast to budget and estimate, forecast to actuals, and contingency analysis.

Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management.

Establishes a project work breakdown structure in line with industry best practices.

Assists in analyzing project control requirements as part of the bid review process to insure all cost control requirements are incorporated into individual contracts and purchase orders.

Interacts with other project groups in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders and sales tax issues as required and to ensure all accounting and regulatory compliance issues or guidelines are implemented.

Assists in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections.

Works with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts.

Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution.

Assists in early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates.

Manages key project indicators and project commercial reports.

Manages internal job costing in relation to the fee and services to be provided, resources required and all project reporting including job number, Project Status Report (PSR) and other company reporting policies.

We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a similar technical field of study and 7+ years of relevant experience in project controls on aviation or airport related projects.

In this role you need strong cost management, scheduling, and project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external engineering, architectural and construction firms, suppliers, the management team and other organizations within client organizations. You should be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status. And you must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, and/or schedules.

Our consultants are highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. We need excellent communication and presentation skills.

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