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Stantec Project Controls Professional in Albany, New York

Project Controls Professional - ( 23000305 )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

As part of a collaborative project management team, our project controls professionals provide innovated solutions for complex challenges while always focusing on client needs and team collaboration. Joining our team offers significant opportunities for mentorship and growth, through work on diverse projects, both small and large, across multiple sectors including but not limited to; Commercial, Hospitality, Transit Buildings, Federal, Industrial and Infrastructure. Our teams enjoy working directly with internal and external clients, as valued and respected project team members. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and thought leadership.

Your Opportunity

As an integrated project team member, the Project Controls Professional provides financial analysis support, accurate commitment and expenditure information, performance data, timely cost forecasts, and forward-looking advice to Project Management to support achievement of budget objectives. Project Controls can best achieve these objectives by:

  • Fully understanding the scope of the project

  • Actively participating in development of project estimates, proposals, budgets and schedules

  • Working closely with the project team to maintain a current and accurate understanding of project status, issues and changes

  • Communicating effectively with internal team members, leadership, financial managers, external clients and consultants

  • Producing understandable, timely and useful reports

  • Being vigilant, and keeping the project team informed of barriers to maintaining the budget and schedule

  • Working with Stantec financial team to issue timely project invoices, follow up on AR, and monitor consultant budgets and agreements

  • Understanding and optimizing Project Controls processes and system(s)

Your Key Responsibilities

Project Assistance

  • Assist Project Manager with compliance of Stantec and ISO standards for Project Management, including participation in audits

  • Prepare monthly status reports related to cost, schedule, progress, budget, forecast, and manpower

  • Oversee and assist with coordination of document control requirements (specifications, RFI’s, submittals, revision control).

Business Center Leadership Assistance

  • Report to the Project Controls Manager to help address financial project matters

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial analysis for distribution

  • Prepare understandable and timely reports for Business Center Operations Leader and Principal group

  • Prepare monthly reports for overhead labor and expenses and notify leadership of trends and anomalies

  • Work with finance team and office leadership to track variances to project budgets

  • Assist with periodic Business Center revenue forecasts and budgeting

  • Review weekly time expenditures for overhead and marketing and notify leadership of anomalies and errors.

Support Business Development functions

  • Create and maintain project pursuits in pursuit tracking software

  • Maintain resumes and project sheets


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic, capable of prioritizing and communicating to multiple groups

  • Must be proactive

  • Excellent written and verbal communications

  • Ability to multi-task, manage time, organize, and set priorities and make timely decisions

  • Possess strong problem solving and analytical skills, including attention to detail

  • Positive attitude, with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

  • Must be proficient in MS Office skills, with advanced skills in MS Excel. Experience with Financial/Cost systems (Oracle, Prolog, etc.) is preferred

  • Prior work in project controls / project assistant role is a plus

  • A/E industry experience preferred

  • SCA experience preferred

Education and Experience

Two-year business or related degree preferred with minimum of 1-year appropriate course work in project management, accounting, finance, or business preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of experience performing financial analysis, cost management, scheduling and other project controls functions over the life of a project.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

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Salary Range(s):

  • $84,300.00 - $122,200.00 Min/Max Pay Range(s) for postings located in NYC/NY

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Connecticut-Stamford

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-New York-Albany, United States-New York-Vestal, United States-New York-Hauppauge, United States-New York-Rochester, United States-New York-New York

Organization : BC-2230 Buildings-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 19, 2024, 6:22:48 AM

Req ID: 23000305


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans