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Jacobs Project Controls Specialist in Dallas, Texas

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

This position will support various projects and project managers in an internal project control capacity, located in Birmingham and Montgomery, AL.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Schedule, manage and prepare for monthly Project Review Process

• Assist project teams in development of project proposals and pricing

• Assist project teams with completion of project initiation documents, submittal and expedition of approval

• Review contract terms & conditions and apply project control tools/principles to optimize financial outcome

• Facilitate WBS development with project team

• Setup, maintain and monitor project financials in our internal project controls system

• Establish and maintain work plans to forecast project financials and compare against budget including earned value analysis as required

• Initiate and process labor and AP transfers

• Assist with Invoice review and expediting timely Accounts Receivable collection

• Maintain contract change logs for prime and subcontracts

• Interact with Project Managers, Operations Management, Accounting Department, Staff, Client, Global Business Center staff and Subconsultants

• Update and maintain various project-specific reports as needed

• Other duties as requested

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• At least 3 years experience in the industry

• Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, databases, and Outlook. Knowledge of web based document control and financial systems a plus

• Demonstrated understanding of Earned Value Management

• Project scheduling experience a plus

• Good verbal and written communication skills (including grammar, spelling)

• Strong problem solving skills

• Ability to prioritize work

• Ability to take direction and complete tasks with minimal direction or supervision

• Work expeditiously, and under time constraints

• Very organized and detail oriented

Ideally you'll have:

• Currently living in the SE portion of the US

• Completed Bachelor’s Degree

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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