JOBS AT MCKISSACK

June 30, 2020

Project Controls Engineer

Los Angeles
As a result of a growing, diverse client base, McKissack and McKissack has an immediate opening for a Project Controls Engineer in Los Angeles, CA. We are seeking a self-motivated individual, interested in personal growth, who wants to be a member of our growing Project Controls team.

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meets and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, and rewards hard work. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes.

As a result of a growing, diverse client base, McKissack and McKissack has an immediate opening for a Project Controls Engineer in Los Angeles, CA. We are seeking a self-motivated individual, interested in personal growth, who wants to be a member of our growing Project Controls team.  

What You'll Be Doing:

  • This Project Engineer will support the Project Controls team on a variety of projects delivered for our Client.  
  • Manage, analyze, and report program KPIs to the Client  
  • Develop the master program schedule for the client by utilizing Primavera (P6) software  
  • Prepare spreadsheets and a wide variety of routine cost analyses, cash flow, and other cost related evaluations, as well as other project controls duties as assigned  
  • Effectively communicates with Project Managers and other project leads, as well as the Client.  
  • Provide technical support to Project Managers and be responsible for developing and maintaining project cost/change controls, project budget, and accounting records  
  • Performs change order estimating and assist the Project Managers in change order negotiations  
  • Coordinate and monitor schedule updates, invoices, and submittals  
  • Assist in managing and reviewing the progress of contractors & construction schedules  
  • Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes  
  • Responsible for invoice management  
  • Attend client program meetings as needed  

What We Are Looking For:  

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, Project Management, or related technical field  
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in project controls  
  • Estimating experience preferred  
  • Preferred minimum of 2-4 years of Primavera® Version 6 scheduling experience in a construction or project-based environment  
  • Experience working in/for municipal agencies or on large capital projects is a plus  
  • Experienced in Oracle and Primavera P6 and Microsoft Projects, experience with e-Builder is a plus  
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Microsoft Access is a plus  
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills  
  • An individual who is highly motivated, possesses strong leadership skills, and can work within a close-knit team  
  • Active membership in AACE, PMI, or similar association is preferred  

What We Offer:

McKissack & McKissack offers a generous benefits package including:  

  • Medical Insurance  
  • Dental Insurance  
  • Vision Insurance  
  • 401k  
  • Company-paid holidays  
  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance  
  • Commuter SmartBenefits  
  • On the Job Training and Professional Development  

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.  

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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