Black & Veatch Project Controls Lead Analyst - Cost in Overland Park, Kansas

Project Controls Lead Analyst - Cost

KS-Overland Park


Date published:6-Jun-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:PJC


The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.

Primary Purpose:

Lead level position assigned to a role in Cost Engineering. With minimal supervision, is responsible for independently applying advanced project controls techniques and analyses. The level may handle commercial issues and will provide leadership and guidance to less experienced project control personnel. Has project team supervisory responsibilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Effectively lead a team of PJC Cost Control professionals and positively influence internal and external clients to achieve successful results. • Lead the implementation and maintenance of cost management system including progress and performance tracking. • Responsible for producing accurate forecasts and detailed variance analysis. • Lead the implementation and maintenance of Earned Value Management systems. • Address contractual requirements related to cost control. • Prepare monthly/quarterly reports and brief management. • Lead the implementation and maintenance of quantity mgmt reporting, the change mgmt program and progress measurement systems. • Lead key project risk and contingency reviews. • Interface with management team to identify issues and provide proper analysis and recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Four-year Bachelor's degree with eight or more years of relevant Cost Control of Planning & Scheduling experience OR no four-year Bachelor's degree required with ten years or more of relevant Cost Control or Planning & Scheduling experience in Home Office or Field Office. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Prefer Master’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management.

Preferred Technical Competencies: • Knowledge in and ability to articulate key Cost Engineering processes and concepts • Certification from AACE International • Leadership skills to include the ability to influence, manage, lead, guide/coach, develop, motivate, and mentor team professionals • Self-starter with an ability to make decisions independently • Advanced communication and inter-personal skills • Advanced problem-solving skills

Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Process and innovation management • Presentation skills • Building effective teams • Directing and motivating others • Perseverance • Dealing with ambiguity

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