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Stantec Project Controls Professional in Boston, Massachusetts

Project Controls Professional - ( 2400008Y )


At Stantec, we are a destination for entrepreneurial spirited individuals. We are committed to fostering an environment where you can invest in your success, and you have endless opportunities to grow your career. We are place that embraces and celebrates differences and where you are encouraged to be yourself. Come join a team that puts people first - 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!

Stantec’s New England Transportation group is looking for a Project Controls Professional!

We are looking for an individual who wants to provide project controls and construction coordination assistance to support our team’s continued growth and success. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is resourceful, organized, and committed.

What Will You Be Doing?

As a Project Controls Professional, you will provide financial analysis support, accurate commitment and expenditure information, performance data, timely cost forecasts, and forward-looking advice to Project Managers and Leadership to support achievement of business 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’s financial team to issue timely project invoices, follow up on AR, and monitor consultant budgets and agreements; and

  • Understanding and optimizing project controls processes and system(s).

In addition, this role includes assisting Project Managers in organizing and maintaining project records in conformance with Stantec’s internal practice frameworks throughout the project development process.

Project Assistance and Document Controls

  • Assist Project Manager with compliance of Stantec and ISO standards and practice frameworks, including participation in audits.

  • Organize, attend, and document project meetings including the coordination and tracking of action items and deliverables.

  • Create and maintain project plans, schedules, and deliverables.

  • Coordinate and package specifications and reports. Check for quality, accuracy, adherence to client standards.

  • During Construction Administration log and track Requests for Information, Change Orders, submittals, and revisions to contract documents.

  • Provide general team support / office support functions as required.

  • Experience with Lean Design and Construction is a plus.

Business Leadership Assistance

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial and utilization reports and notify leadership of trends and anomalies.

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

  • Assist with periodic revenue forecasts and budgeting.

  • Support and/or participate in various team and office committees.

Support Business Development Functions

  • Create and maintain project pursuits in pursuit tracking software.

  • Maintain personnel resumes and project sheets.


What Will You Need to Succeed?

  • Post secondary degree in management, accounting, finance, business, or related field with a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing financial analysis, cost management, scheduling, and other project controls functions over the life of a project.

  • Self motivation with a strong work ethic.

  • Positive can-do attitude, with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Strong problem solving, financial, and analytical skills, including attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both office and virtual environments.

  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize and organize multiple concurrent project and team assignments.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to lead or assist leading a team through all phases of project document production.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe

  • Microsoft Office 365 including Power BI and Access, Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, and Bluebeam experience a plus.

Education and Experience

  • Post secondary degree in management, accounting, finance, business, or related field with a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing financial analysis, cost management, scheduling, and other project controls functions over the life of a project.

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.

Why Choose Stantec?

  • Career development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and grow your career.

  • Ability to work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique projects.

  • Ability to join Stantec committees, employee resource groups, participate in community volunteering, and join various company or local groups/initiatives.

  • We put people first and want to help you make that appointment or the baseball game that you need to attend. At Stantec, we have a hybrid, flexible work schedule that meets both business and individual needs.

Are you interested in this role but don’t meet every single requirement? At Stantec we create opportunities by inviting, embracing, and celebrating differences. So even if your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

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-Massachusetts-Burlington

Other Locations : United States-Vermont-South Burlington, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Maine-Portland, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn

Work Locations :

Burlington MA

Organization : BC-1794 Transpt-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 18, 2024, 12:32:48 PM

Req ID: 2400008Y


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