Jacobs Project Engineer (Controls) in Missouri City, Texas

Project Engineer (Controls)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the ProgramControls Manager, this position is site based and client facing. Entry tointermediate level position. Responsibilities are summarized below, but alsoincludes any other reasonable activity as directed from time to time.

  • Oversees that theproject controls tasks are executed and documented in accordance with thecontract documents, approved manuals and procedures, and good cost management practices

  • Monitor, tracks,analyzes, forecast and reports on project budgets, commitments, expenditures,estimates to complete, projected over/under, and change management via theselected Project Controls Management System

  • ReviewsArchitectural contract amendments, potential change orders and assists in amendments/changeorder issuance and related change management reporting

  • Reviews invoicesand pay applications in detail for accuracy and completeness

  • Issues monthly andquarterly reports on the progress of the overall Program and specific projects,including project costs, project status, project scope of work and schedule.Reports are tailored to specific audiences,both internal and external.Other reportsmay need to be provided if needed.

  • Maintains andaudits integrity of financial and project data kept in the Project ControlsManagement System

  • Performs monthlyfinancial reconciliations

  • Preparespreadsheets and a wide variety of cost analysis, and cost related evaluations.

  • Attend clientprogram meetings and project status meetings as needed

  • Close out projectfinancials and accounts upon project completion, in conjunction with theAccounting Department

  • Compileinformation for internal and external auditors, as required


  • Bachelor’s degreein Cost Management, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline

  • Knowledge ofProject Controls fundamentals preferred

  • Proficient withMS Office Suite of tools, especially MS Excel. Exposure to schedule software, preferably Primavera (P6)

  • Experience usingProject Controls Management Systems (i.e. Prolog Converge, E-builder) preferred

  • Good verbal andwritten communications skills and a desire to work with details

  • Establishedability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Establishedability to collaborate with variety of people in various roles with differentleadership styles

  • Strongorganizational, planning, time management, critical thinking and analyticalskills

  • Must be eligible to work in the USA.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Missouri City

Travel No

Req ID: BIA000035