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Senior Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: FG-006893
  • Sector: Aerospace, Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Chicago

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Project Controls Manager 
Our Chicago team is growing! We are seeking a Project Controls Manager who will have proven contract administrator experience with complex, multi-phase, multi-million dollar design and construction projects.  Will support client program management office (PMO). Work split involves combination of regular cost and schedule reporting for CRE and transportation projects ranging from $4-30M.  Strategic work will also include supporting the setup of PM and CM processes.    This is a Full Time internal Faithful+Gould position with robust benefits. We seek career minded individuals who are looking for long-term growth. The role is based at our client site at Chicago O'Hare Airport.  We will assist in the relocation of an exceptional candidate.

About Us 
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of 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.

-Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to scope, cost and schedule control and analysis activities.
-Ability to perform forensic assessments for required diagnosis of schedule and costs.
-Interfaces with management and project team for specific project controls presentations. 
-Develops and presents scope, cost and schedule reports and presentations for key project stakeholders.
-Reviews project work activities to ensure support of project milestones. 
-Develops micro-phasing schedules as required to coordinate particularly challenging work phases; and helps coordinate the various parties to completion.
-Participates in discussions with designers, contractors and other third party entities to proactively identify project risks; and develop recommendations as to how to mitigate the risks.
-Participates in reviewing the contractor pay application; and ensures it is consistent with the schedule update and other progress documents.
-Coordinates cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards accuracy and consistency.
-Coordinates development of schedule resource loading and leveling; and the schedule development, maintenance and monitoring activities.
-Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. 
-Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.

-10+ years of project controls experience, or five-years supplemented with a Master’s Degree in Construction Management; and at least six-years supporting a multi-million dollar engineering and construction project, preferably in a public-sector airport. 
-Demonstrated ability to understand a demanding, technical and complicated construction program; and the ability to communicate progress and issues to a technical- and management-level audience. -Must be able to interface with a variety of people with different technical levels and educational backgrounds; must be detail-oriented and highly organized; and must be able to produce accurate and timely results while maintaining a customer-service attitude.
-Demonstrated project controls experience managing the design and construction of large-scale, complex projects; including developing and managing a progress reporting methodology for a complicated design effort.
-Must be a self-starter attitude with proactive, results-oriented focus; and willing and capable to assume additional responsibilities.
-Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous positions.  Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment.
-Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of software products, e.g. Excel, Word, SharePoint and other shared applications.
-Understanding with industry software, such as Primavera, Prolog or Expedition, etc.
-Microsoft Office Suite of software is required.  Experience with Adobe Acrobat is required.
-Experience with Primavera Project Planner Version 6.0 or higher is desirable.
-Experience with large-scale construction management type software such as Prolog is desirable.
-Experience with Unifier is a PLUS
-Effective oral and written communication skills.
-Must be able to interface with a variety of people with different technical levels and educational backgrounds; must be detail-oriented and highly organized; and must be able to produce accurate and timely results while maintaining a customer-service attitude.
-Must present a “can-do” spirit within the controls team: inspiring them to produce consistently accurate results at a fast pace.
Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: 
-Competitive salary 
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance 
-Generous time-off benefits 
-401 (k) with employer match 
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands 
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university 
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program 
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance 

Equal Opportunity Employer 
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.
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