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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Project Controls Specialist - Construction (St. Louis) in Saint Louis, Missouri


The Assistant Project Controls Specialist will support all aspects of project controls and reporting, including, project change management, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development and schedule control.

  • Assist with developing, implementing and maintaining a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data.

  • Perform project planning and scheduling tasks.

  • Coordinate project schedules and assist with the development of scheduling reports.

  • Coordinate project set-up in Oracle Financial MIS/PPS Accounting Module or Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager Program.

  • Review data; maintain logs; and run reports in Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager software and/or the Oracle Financials MIS/PPS Accounting software.

  • Validate Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders or subcontracts.

  • Perform budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts.

  • Assist with the set up of a Change Management System.

  • Assist with upstream (prime contract) / downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.

  • Document changes to cost reports or forecasts.

  • Assist with the development of a cash flow.

  • Assist with the development of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.

  • Complete schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.

  • Validate the set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Oracle Primavera 6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software.

  • Apply logic ties within the schedule.

  • Document schedule progress.

  • Perform resource loading of a schedule.

  • Develop a earned value tracking document.

  • Retrieve, review and distribute pre-programmed scheduling reports from P6 along with back-up documentation.

  • Integrate data from one program to another.

  • Assist quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.

  • Willingness to accept long term field assignments.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Project Controls

Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis

Other Locations US-OH-Columbus

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 201713