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Lead Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: R-054674
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Toledo

Lead Project Controls Manager

Why join us?
Our Ohio team is growing! We are searching for a Senior Project Controls Manager who develops and implements the project controls business development plans and activities. Responsible to the client for managing project controls and ensuring that established procedures for baseline schedule and cost control budgets are implemented by team. Monitors project progress tracks actual expenditures and reports monthly cost forecasts/reports. Analyzes status data and trends, presenting monthly reviews to management. This is a full-time internal position with Faithful+Gould that comes with robust benefits. This position will be located at our client site in Toledo Ohio. We seek career minded individuals who aspire to have a long-term career with us!

About Us

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Establish, draft and update the project controls work plan with project specific breakdown structure in line with industry best practices
  • Work with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts, including mentoring other site staff
  • Participate in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management
  • Manage, revise, and maintain 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
  • Track and analyses the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts. Analysis includes forecast to budget and estimate, forecast to actuals, and contingency analysis
  • Assist 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
  • Interact 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
  • Assist in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections
  • Work with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution
  • Assist in early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates
  • Manage key project indicators and project commercial reports
  • Produce forecasts of total project costs, annual costs, and monthly cash flow costs and provides variance analysis and explanations
  • Assist in forecasting engineering and construction resource requirements
  • Assist in coordinating engineering and construction activities in conjunction with overall project schedule requirements. Incorporates engineering and construction contractor schedules into overall project schedules

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or a related field experience of equal time
  • Fifteen years relevant experience in leading project controls
  • Must have 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
  • Must be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status
  • Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, and/or schedules
  • Experience in refinery is preferred
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software, including but not limited to SAP, Skire, VersaPro, etc. and ERP, Planning & Scheduling, and cost management application
  • Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects is preferred
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
  • PMI, AACE membership/certification or RICS membership/Chartered Surveyor is preferred

What we offer at Faithful+Gould 

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes  

  • Competitive salary 

  • Flexible work schedules 

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  

  • Group Insurance 

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match 

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program 


If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!  



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