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Project Controls Specialist/Scheduler  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 7/2/2021
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Technical Solutions is seeking a Project Controls Specialist/Scheduler for our client, a well-known large construction management organization.
*Coordinate development and implementation of project work breakdown structure (WBS) / cost breakdown structure (CBS) while supporting the development of project execution plans.
*Review financial data related to invoice payments, purchase orders, expended labor hours and installed units.
*Takeoff scopes of work then go to the field and confirm the installed quantities as the work progresses and estimate change orders as well.
*Provide cost input and support the cost element of the project change management procedure.
*Coordinate and develop project work in progress (WIP), commitment and estimate at complete (EAC) forecasts.
*Coordinate and develop project annual spend projections, cash flow, cost reconciliations and variance analysis.
*Provide interface to other functions and teams to improve processes, resolve conflicting priorities and ensure adherence to best project practices.
*Builds and/or reviews estimates to match job requirements (e.g., alternates, cost codes, contract terms, risk items).
*Ability to understand technical specifications.
*Recognizes discrepancies in documents and sub trade bids.
*Recognizes and evaluates the scope of work.
*Participates in site visits and recognizes what to look for.
*Monitor costs within each project stage and for entire project until completion or close-out.
*Understands rates for labor, material and equipment.
*Understands and can evaluate unit prices contracts to collect and compile progress and cost data, and develop cost control worksheets and reports for review by management team.
*Evaluates and reforecasts project direct and indirect costs.
*Recognizes productivity impacts such as weather, shifts, location, labor availability, etc.
*Reviews and evaluates sub trade pricing.
*Adhere to financial, business, and project processes.
*Project scheduling for industrial/commercial projects using Primavera software (P6)

Job Requirements


*Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering or five (5) + years of demonstrated equivalent.
*Five (5) + years' project cost experience.
*Experience in utility and industrial cost control.
*Ability to understand and evaluate unit prices.
*Project scheduling using Primavera software (P6)
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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