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Randstad US project controls engineer in cedar rapids, Iowa

project controls engineer.

  • cedar rapids , iowa (remote)

  • posted november 20, 2023

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  • $52 - $63 per hour

  • contract

  • bachelor degree

  • category computer and mathematical occupations

  • reference1033811

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job summary:

Remote Contract Position: Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Controls Engineer with 8+ years of cost analysis & cost engineering and scheduling experience on large, heavy industrial construction projects. The ideal right candidate will be equally strong in cost and scheduling with P6. This is a long term contract opportunity. This will be a remote position but you must be able to go to the office in Cedar Rapids IA occasionally for meetings. * pay based on experience**

Requirements for the Project Controls Engineer

  • 8+ years Cost Engineering experience working on large, heavy industrial EPC projects

  • BS degree in Construction Mgmt., Finance/Accounting or Engineering preferred, or relevant experience

  • Must have working knowledge of Cost Management and Earned Value analysis and be able to perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management.

  • Involved and knowledgeable regarding all major EPC contract terms; regularly monitors and analyzes all financial contract terms.

  • Systems: Knowledge of Primavera Unifier or other Document and Cost Management systems, UIPlanner, Cognos and ERP/EPM is a plus. Willingness to learn/master new systems is a must.

  • Comfortable leading/driving complex issues/processes to completion among multiple parties with differing viewpoints.

  • Experience in determining and evaluating progress in accordance with a Schedule of Values

  • Must possess experience in task identification, resource management, project tracking, financial tracking and forecasting

location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

job type: Contract

salary: $52 - 63 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Responsible for the cost control on large power plant construction projects including tracking of project costs and contingency, forecast and risk updates, and support of project/program manager on all cost related matters

  • Monitors all EPC cost components, analyzes budget variances, develops forecasts, and reports on cost

  • Develops owner's cost estimates and reviews cost estimates from contractors for new work as well as change orders.

  • Maintain cost program data bases and metrics and do cost forecasting based on the schedule

  • Performs regular reviews of all risks and opportunities with the project team and manages the updates to the tracking system

  • Coordinate project reporting to clients

  • Prepare and analyze project/program cash flow reports

  • Perform forecasting analysis based on trends; progress/productivity measurement, risk analysis & change management

  • Scheduling experience utilizing P6



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 8 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Project Controls (6 years of experience is required)

  • Primavera (6 years of experience is required)

  • Construction (6 years of experience is required)

  • Construction (6 years of experience is required)Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).