Project Controls Manager

US-TX-Houston
0517-16184
HNTB Job Title
Project Controls Manager
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Engineering-Bridge

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Project Controls manager in our Houston, Texas office.

Job Summary

Leads project controls for assigned project(s) and ensures 4 for 4 – quality work, on time, on budget, and to the client’s satisfaction. Provides leadership and project controls expertise. Closely works with project manager/director, clients, sub-consultants, project stakeholders and office/district/division leaders to successfully lead all aspects of project controls. Serves as a project controls resource for the offices and districts. May support the office/district/division in related areas to ensure successful, profitable project execution and completion. May support the office/district/division in related areas to ensure successful, profitable project execution and completion.

Essential Responsibility

  • Establishes and manages the project controls staff assigned to the project, including budget/cost estimating, scheduling, document control, risk management and claims analysis functions.
  • Creates, edits, and publishes guidelines, manuals, and documents for use by Project staff including the Project Management Plan, Project Controls Manual and Monthly Project Progress Reports. Develops and maintains relevant project controls procedures and work instructions.
  • Supervises the scheduling efforts for the project to include the preparation and analysis of schedule baseline, progress schedules, specialty schedules, schedule analysis and project progress reporting. Assists in or directs the preparation of specialty schedules, project labor forecasts, and cash flows.
  • Supervises the cost efforts of the project to include guidance and oversight of the cost management system, preparation of cost report templates, and issue of monthly Cost and Change Management report deliverables. Validates and reports on cost and schedule performance against the baseline estimate and schedule. Develops and maintains a cost estimating capability to develop construction estimates, prepare independent cost estimates, and support scenario analysis.
  • Oversees development and maintenance of an automated system that allows for the efficient capturing, storing, retrieval, and reporting of technical and business information including cost and schedule status. Supervises the Document Control efforts of the project including the administration, filing, and archiving of engineering, procurement, and construction documents, reports, deliverables, invoices, and other business policies and procedures. Oversees the development and administration of the document control system for the project. Manages the initial configuration and data maintenance of the Project’s chosen document control, cost and scheduling systems.
  • Oversees and guides the implementation, training, and support of a Project Management Control System (PMCS) on relevant projects, including working with PM to integrate project work processes into the PMCS tool.
  • Oversees and monitors performance, progress and department budgets. Assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages and assists project staff in developing work-around and schedule recovery plans. Identifies trends and deviations and recommends corrective courses of action. Recommends solutions or recovery plans for schedule/cost impacts or delays. Communicates to project management the root causes of variances based on relevant analyses.
  • Develops and produces weekly, monthly and special reports in a timely manner for the client and PM staff to monitor progress and status of the project, including input from contractor. Prepares PM for internal and external meetings by providing reports, analysis, and backup documentation to assist in the management of the project and dissemination of information/reports/deliverables to the PM, client, and stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or Business
10 years relevant experience
14 years relevant experience in lieu of education

Preferred Qualification/Skills

One or more of following AACE certifications: PSP, EVP, CCP, CEP, DRMP

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.
 


HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

 

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